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Business Planning Analyst

Date:  May 8, 2021

Denver, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) 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.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?

Provide BPC System functional and business process support for planning applications.

Support forecast/planning process, including communication and training materials.

Maintain and further improve BPC Systems functionality for a more simplified and streamlined planning process.

Work well with corporate and global business planning teams.

Analyze and report cost and production forecast/budget information.

Your role will consist of

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

Coordinate and analyze the data and assumptions that drive forecast/plan results.

Generate internal reports and KPI’s along with ad hoc analysis as the need arises

Manage the BPC Projects (capital and select costs) managing input schedules and customer assistance

Perform conventional planning practices including researching and analyzing trends.

Build/Maintain presentations, spreadsheets, reports, or other metric-driven tools.

Communicate and support the forecast/planning process and results effectively in both verbal and written form to Planning leadership and other functional teams.

Perform BPC System support such as researching, documenting or updating basic functionality such as input schedules, master data, data flow and calculation logic.

  • The BPC System for Business Planning is comprised of 5 applications, including Planning, Stats, Projects, Operating Expense, and Manpower.
  • Support development, implementation and testing of BPC system improvements.
  • Support regional planning teams based at operational sites with planning process and BPC application support and troubleshooting.
  • Role may be globally-focused, or oriented (i.e. coordinates information, resources and compiles data from multiple sources, sites and/or 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, and experience checklist


  • Undergraduate degree required (preferably Accounting or Finance; or related field).
  • 2-3 years’ business analytics/mining ops experience (preferably in mining or mineral extraction-related industry).
  • 2-3 years’ systems experience (preferably BPC or other multi-dimensional systems).
  • Working toward CPA or Master’s in Business related field is desirable
  • Strong analytic and synthesis skills; conceptual understanding of financial data and the basic application of accounting principles.
  • Strong MS Excel skills, including complex financial modeling and other tools development.
  • Requires acumen in accounting, finance and planning concepts and methodologies.
  • Ability to communicate and present information required –translate financial and data driven information into presentations.

Working conditions and location

Where you will be located!

  • The position is located in the Denver Corporate office.
  • Position may be required to travel to, and assist, other domestic and international sites.
  • Willingness to put in extra hours as projects and priorities decide; ability to accommodate meeting times outside typical business hours to attend global calls, etc.

The salary range offered for this role is $66,000 to 86,625. 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