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Senior Business Analyst


Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)


Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world.   The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.

Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.

About this role


Are you passionate about working for a global company within Accounting & Finance and focusing on operational efficiencies?


Join Newmont! You will support the Site Business Manager to align the operations with the achievement of site target financial metrics. Assist with development and completion of the annual strategic business planning process. You'll be responsible for financial analysis, financial modeling, budgeting/forecasting, analyzing business activity within operational areas. Develop a strong understanding of the cost structure of the business to better understand where additional performance improvement can be achieved. Lead the Full Potential (FP) Team with planning and implementation of global Deployments and Refreshes. You'll also gain significant exposure to site leadership & regional leadership.

In this role you will


Business Improvement, Analytics

  • Quickly apply standard financial calculations and concepts, must work cross functionally with core functions as well as regional leadership where collaboration and partnering is central to success.
  • Prepare detailed financial and accounting models that summarize both the short and long term economic impact of potential site process and/or procedural changes.
  • Organize, conduct, and handle weekly work stream meetings, timely and meet the expected requirements as defined by the project schedule.
  • Conduct workshops for site initiative leads and mentor initiative leads on the process of populating, maintaining and leading the FP Workbook.
  • Effectively develop impactful presentations that succinctly summarize the outcomes, significant exposure with site senior leadership and regional leadership.

Planning and Forecasting

  • Support cost center managers in the preparation and input of yearly business plans and budgets for site operation ensuring compliance with regional assumptions and guidance.
  • Organize initial reviews with managers to identify and resolve reasons for variances to previous plan and provide analytical support during site panel reviews and regional reviews.
  • Ensure completeness of strategic plan data working with planning system BPC to ensure monthly, quarterly and yearly data is accurate.
  • Lead the compilation of monthly variance analysis, comparing budget versus forecasts and previous plan, etc. highlighting opportunities for improved performance.
  • Prepare relevant management reports and in the performance calls with Regional Leadership and other key partners. Investment System, Capital Accounting
  • Support and facilitate a robust investment review system and approval process through initial review of AFEs before submission to investment council.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements of the Newmont Investment Standard at site

Building Relationships

  • Must develop excellent relationships built on trust across the deployment site.
  • Organize, facilitate and contribute to interviews with on-site personnel to elicit areas of opportunity whilst accurately collecting feedback and actively listening to ensure follow-up lines of inquiry are pursued when required.
  • Identify data and knowledge gaps, assess the risk of these gaps to overall program delivery and use onsite and/or SME relationships to collect any missing information.


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

Your training, skills & experience checklist


  • Degree in Business, Business Finance, Economics or Accounting, with preference being given to candidates possessing a Mining or Engineering degree with additional graduate Finance, Economics or Accounting qualifications. Other technical degrees may also be considered
  • Thorough knowledge of financial documents (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow)
  • Robust knowledge of project management methodologies and cost benefit / value creation analysis.
  • Experience in SAP and Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated people management experience and the ability to work with internal and external partners and experience with continuous improvement programs and integrated management systems.


  • At least 5 years confirmed experience in mining (preferably Newmont), data analysis or business improvement related field.
  • At least 4 years in a role(s) that required strong partnership, communications, and change enablement.
  • Strong eye for business with emphasis in economics, finance and accounting.
  • Knowledge of Newmont business practices, communication guidelines, mining operations, and business administration practices is required.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Tableau and BPC knowledge is preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Very strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • High level of energy, sense of urgency and passion for continuous improvement.
  • Handle multiple assignments and priorities and work effectively with ambiguity.
  • Handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
  • Prioritize workload within a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to make decisions, take the initiative, identify problems, generate solutions and commit to action.
  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to coordinate meetings, workshops and events for small and large groups of people, strong facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Effective in preparing management level presentations and reports.
  • Strong technical writing, group presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong networks and manage partners; impact and influence.
  • Must be able to apply an independent third party perspective, a customer focus and understand the role as a service provider to operations.
  • Must have a strong desire to learn, personally develop and to succeed
Working conditions & location


  • This position is located at the Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine in Colorado.
  • Scheduled workweek is Monday – Thursday 6 AM to 4:30 PM daily.
  • Working in our inclusive environment, telephone calls or other meetings may take place before and/or after normal local business hours to accommodate other regions' work schedules and other business projects and priorities instruct.

For more information on 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, ethnicity, 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 it.sec@newmont.com.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs