VACANCY: Senior Auditor

Tax Manager


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.


At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities. With operations on four continents, we are honored to be named the mining industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and the only one listed in the S&P 500 index.

Your role will consist of

Under general supervision, perform the following functions:

•Perform assignments requiring understanding and application of audit principles, practices, and concepts.
• Participate in, conduct, and lead Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reviews.
•Document, assess and test internal controls over financial reporting  to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
•Assist in devising methods to accomplish audits;  plan  the  testing and work paper content.
•Review transactions, documents, records, reports, processes, and procedures; prepare  work papers summarizing data to support audit findings.
•Discuss  findings with management to verify facts, support conclusions, and reach agreement with client.
•Assist with the summary of  findings, draft, and final audit reports.

For specific assignments as team leader,:
•Provide field audit supervision and leadership to others in the project.
•Establish a central audit interface  for the client.
•Ensure communication of audit objectives from the planning process.
•Plan the audit addressing objectives, scope,  budgeted hours, fieldwork, reporting dates,  personnel, and assignment of work. Coordinate  travel  for audit staff.
• Complete the audit addressing objectives, conduct client status meetings, report   progress, review work papers, and ensure adequate support of conclusions with work paper standards.
•Create the draft audit report, present results, and include management comments.

Scope of assignments may include:
•Audit the financial and statistical data of various departments, divisions and locations of the Company in order to verify accuracy.
•Audit the activities of various departments for compliance with established plans, policies, procedures and applicable regulations.
•Document, assess and test internal controls surrounding financial reporting in order to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
•Develop and implement internal controls to ensure accurate financial reporting and adherence to Company policies, procedures, and applicable regulations.
•Resolve accurate accountability of assets through physical count, inventory reviews and confirmations.
•Audit operational processes, collaborate with  and assist clients in making the process more effective through redesign/re-engineering.
•Review and appraise the  adequacy, and application of financial and operation controls to ensure effective control at a reasonable cost.
•Partner with clients to identify constructive and valuable solutions to address issues .
•Perform or assist in special assignments requested by management.
•Communicate with external auditors as necessary and appropriate.
•Align with the Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, published by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
•The above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience, ideally a combination of “Big 4” public accounting and industry.
  • CPA, CIA or equivalent designation preferred.
  • Knowledge of the mining industry is highly desirable.
  • Spanish speaking is desirable.
  • Requires a high level of technical skills in internal control and auditing techniques.

Most important competencies:

  • Build effective working relationships
  • Impact and influence
  • Lead through vision and values
  • Mentor and develop others
  • Effective communication

Working conditions and location

  • Position is located in the Denver corporate office.
  • Travel (up to 15%) to domestic and foreign locations for short to extended periods of time could be required to conduct audits. Conditions may be primitive at times.

The salary range offered for this role is $75,680 to 99,330. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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