VACANCY: Regional Manager, Internal Audit


Date:  Jan 15, 2022Location:  

Denver, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont’s core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?

The Regional Internal Audit Manager is a member of the Internal Audit (IA) Leadership Team and has two primary responsibilities. Regionally: responsibility for the execution and oversight of all regional internal audit activities and related Partner management. Globally: global Partner management as assigned and execution and oversight for all associated functional audits. 
As a member of the Leadership Team, the Regional Manager is instrumental in assisting the Global Director and Vice President of Internal Audit in establishing strategy, defining and implementing regional audit activities (audits, investigations and SOX) and leading global audits as assigned. The role involves building effective working relationships with key regional partners as well as assigned corporate partners.
The Regional Internal Audit Manager works collaboratively with various regional and corporate partners as well as other members of the IA team to conduct and lead audits, investigations, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts, and supports the achievement of IA team objectives in accordance with the Institute of Internal Audit Standards and Newmont IA methodologies. 

StrategyServe as a leader in the Internal Audit team for the region and assigned areas of responsibility, develop and implement assigned department administrative mandates and pivotal initiatives.We participate in the ongoing development and execution of Internal Audit’s strategy. We develop an appropriate understanding of the operations for the region and assigned global functions to identify efficiency or effectiveness issues that result in cost savings,efficiency improvements,or control environment improvements in alignment with the company’s risk tolerance. We align with the Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing,published by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:

Audit and Advisory

  1. In collaboration with the Global Director, Vice President of Internal Audit,and the IA Leadership Team,as well as regional and functional Partner discussions,review and update quarterly the audit plan for the region and/or assigned functions to address emerging risks in the business and respond to management requests for IA support.
  2. In support of the Company’s operating model, we ensure that regional activities are consistent with departmental stated practices and with minimal deviation.
  3. Lead and run all regional audit team activities to ensure they are aligned to complete both regional and global audits, and act as the primary contact with Partners. 
  4. We work with the Global Director,plan and handle all aspects of global functional audits as assigned. This includes providing direction to other regional audit teams assigned to the global audit and acting as the primary audit contact with the applicable functional stakeholder(s).
  5. Prepare and review reports of audit observations and recommendations developed by the regional and/or assigned global audit teams to ensure accurate messaging,tone and quality. Present reports to the Global Director and Vice President of Internal Audit,for review and approval prior to release.
  6. We present audit findings and observations to regional and/or functional management as the need arises based on audit and advisory results.
  7. Support periodic reporting, including monthly IA Scorecard,Management Action Plans (MAPs) status reporting and Audit Committee updates,as needed.
  8. We ensure IA scorecard performance metrics are consistently achieved for the region and/or assigned responsibilities.

Partner Management

  • We develop and maintain strong regional and assigned global partner relationships through regular engagement and communication to ensure that significant business risks are identified and addressed, management action plans are completed timely, and management is updated on IA activities impacting their areas of responsibility.
  • Use and integrate with the Risk Management System (RMS) to ensure consistent understanding and assessment of company risks.
  • Lead and implement investigations for the region as determined by the Business Integrity and Compliance (BI&C) team and the Vice President of Internal Audit.
  • We lead and implement the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx) testing for the region and assigned Corporate functions in support of management’s assessment of Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR). 
  • We lead efforts to supervise and report on changes in the internal control environment, adherence to policies and standards, and risk management culture across the region and/or assigned corporate functions.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required
Related professional certification (CIA, CPA, CFE, etc.) is desired
Knowledge of the mining industry is highly desirable
SAP ERP systems knowledge and experience preferred
Proficient in Team Mate a plus


  • At least 10 years of internal auditing, public accounting or forensic accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, including leadership roles.
  • Experience in public accounting or internal audit with a large global public company required 
  • Experience leading global teams and audit projects
  • Skills and Abilities: 
  • Strong leadership and communication skills are required for the outstanding personal and organizational interaction with the audit process and role.
  • Possesses excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Builds effective working relationships.

Leads through vision and values, empowerment, mentoring and developing others.
Must have the ability to work as part of a global team, which might mean the ability to work without a lot of direct supervision, accommodating various time zones, and good electronic communication skills.
Must be able to tactfully navigate through issues, while remaining objective. 
Requires a high level of technical skills and a general understanding of many different functions.
Must be a strong communicator, in writing and verbally. 

Working Conditions and Location

Where you will be located!
Travel (15% or more) potentially over extended periods of time (1-2 weeks) to domestic and foreign locations is required. Work as part of a global team without a lot of direct supervision, in various time zones. 

To learn more about Newmont visit us at:

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

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