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INTERNAL AUDIT MGR, GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY

Date:  Aug 3, 2022
Location: 

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.

What will you be responsible for?

 

The Internal Audit Manager, Global Technology is instrumental in assisting the Global Technology Internal Audit Senior Manager and Global Internal Audit Director in establishing strategy, defining and implementing technology audit activities (global technology assurance roadmap, audits, advisory services, and IT SOX) and leading audits as assigned. The role involves building effective working relationships with key collaborators as assigned.

 

The Internal Audit Manager, Global Technology works collaboratively with various customers as well as other members of the Internal Audit team to conduct and lead audits, advisory services, SOX compliance efforts, and supports the achievement of IA team objectives in accordance with the Institute of Internal Audit Standards and Newmont IA methodologies.

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

 

Strategy:

 

  • Serve as a leader in the Internal Audit team for assigned areas of responsibility. 
  • Participate in the ongoing development and execution of Internal Audit’s strategy. 
  • Develop and implement assigned department administrative mandates and critical initiatives.
  • Develop an appropriate understanding of the operations and assigned global functions to identify efficiency or effectiveness issues that result in cost savings, productivity improvements, or control environment improvements in alignment with the company’s risk tolerance. 
  • Assist with the development of departmental staffing and business plan.
  • Follow the Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, published by the Institute of Internal Auditors. 

 

Audit and Advisory

 

  • In collaboration with the Internal Audit Senior Manager, Global Technology and the IA Leadership Team, as well as 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.
  • In support of the Company’s operating model, ensure that technology activities are consistent with departmental stated practices and with minimal deviation.
  • Lead and run technology audit team activities to ensure they are aligned to complete the rolling global technology audit plan including audit priorities, strategies and the required budget and schedule to provide assurance over the Company’s global technology risks.
  • Working with the Senior Manager, Global Technology, plan and handle all aspects of technology audits as assigned. This includes providing direction to other assigned team members and acting as the primary audit contact with the applicable stakeholder(s).
  • Prepare and review reports of audit observations and recommendations developed by the assigned audit teams to ensure accurate messaging, tone and quality. Present reports to the Senior Manager, Global Technology, Global Director and Vice President of Internal Audit, for review and approval prior to release.
  • Present audit findings and observations to technology and/or functional management as the need arises based on audit and advisory results.
  • Support periodic reporting, including monthly IA Scorecard, Management Action Plans (MAPs) status reporting and Audit Committee updates, as needed.
  • Ensure IA scorecard performance metrics are consistently achieved for assigned responsibilities.
  • Run all aspects of third-party resources used to support assigned responsibilities.

Additional Responsibilities

 

Stakeholder Management

 

  • Develop and maintain strong 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.
  • Leverage and integrate with the Risk Management System (RMS) to ensure consistent understanding and assessment of company risks.
  • While remaining independent, serve as a partner to the assigned technology functions by providing insight related to audits, risks, investigations, and SOX work. 

 

Sarbanes-Oxley 

 

  • Lead and implement the technology scope of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx) testing in support of management’s assessment of Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR). 
  • Provide functional oversight and direction, and maintain relationships with management and the external audit teams.
  • 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. 

 

People

 

  • Manage the professional development and talent management of global technology audit staff.
  • Maintain professional and proficient resources as assigned and recruit and fill open positions. 

 

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

 

Knowledge: 

 

  • B.S. degree in Information Systems Management, Technology, Accounting, Finance or other related subject area required
  • Masters/MBA preferred 
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, CISM, CISSP or country equivalent (i.e. chartered accountant) designation desired 
  • Knowledge of the mining industry is desirable 
  • SAP ERP systems knowledge and experience preferred

 

Experience: 

 

  • Ten years of experience in roles of growing responsibility and leadership required
  • Experience in public accounting, consulting, or internal audit with a large global public company required 
  • Experience leading global teams and audit projects
  • Experience with internal control and/or technology frameworks (COSO, COBIT, ISO, NIST) is desirable.

 

Skills and Abilities: 

 

  • Must have the ability to work as part of a distributed team, which includes the ability to work autonomously, accommodating various time zones, and electronic communication skills.
  • Confirmed ability to tactfully navigate through issues, while remaining objective. 
  • Leads through vision and values, empowerment, mentorship and developing others. 
  • Strong leadership and communication skills are required 
  • Requires a high level of technical skills in internal control and auditing techniques and a general understanding of many different business functions
  • Ability to identify and analyze issues in IT environments and projects to formulate appropriate conclusions and recommendations.
  • Proven track record and willingness to keep abreast of developments in information systems technology and best practices in information systems auditing.
  • Experience in the application of modern information systems auditing and project management practices.
  • Must be a strong communicator, in writing and verbally.

Working conditions and location

 

 

 

The position is located in the Denver corporate office with a hybrid schedule of remote and onsite work. 
May be required to travel to and assist other domestic and international sites.


The salary range offered for this role is $100,640 - 132,090. 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.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Denver