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Global IT Audit Senior


Greenwood Village, 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.

About this role


Are you passionate about working for a global company within Internal Audit?

Join Newmont! You'll be in an individual contributor role under the direction of the Global IT Audit Supervisor to provide assurance over technology related services through governance reviews, operational reviews, integrated audit procedures, SOX and targeted advisory projects. You will assist the internal audit technology function in the continued development and maintenance of the technology assurance roadmap to inform the rolling 12 month internal audit plan. And you'll contribute to the organization’s strategic goals through strategic department initiatives and enterprise risk management responsibilities.

In this role you will


Under general supervision, you will participate in IT SOX, audit plan execution, enterprise risk management responsibilities, strategy development, and individual training & development. performs the following functions:

IT SOX (45%)

  • Actively participate in, conduct, and lead Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) IT General Computer Control (ITGC) reviews.
  • Document, assess and test IT internal controls surrounding financial reporting in order to ensure compliance with SOX.
  • Audit the IT infrastructure, SAP application and associated infrastructure and key systems projects or significant IT changes at each Newmont site.
  • Responsible for communication with external auditors where necessary and appropriate for the specific project.

Audit Plan (35%)

  • Perform assignments requiring understanding and application of audit principles, practices, and concepts.
  • Devise own methods to accomplish objectives and/or audits while using Internal Audit’s methodology.
  • Complete planning work on assigned segments of the audit and in determining the extent of audit testing and workpaper content.
  • Execute fieldwork through review of transactions, documents, records, reports, processes, and procedures and prepare audit workpapers, recording and summarizing data.
  • Discuss audit findings with partners to verify facts, acquire background information to support conclusions, and reach agreement.
  • Assist, as requested, with the summarization of audit findings and the preparation of formal audit reports.
  • Assist with preparing presentations of audit results.
  • Consults with and assists partners in making processes more effective through redesign/re-engineering.
  • Partner internally to identify constructive and valuable solutions to address issues identified.
  • Perform integrated audit activities with cross-functional IA teams.
  • Perform or assist in the performance of special assignments requested by management

Enterprise Risk Management (10%)

  • Engage key partners to ensure they confirm the accuracy of the ongoing department risk register for the internal audit plan
  • Contribute to the identification, analysis, monitoring, control rationalization of technology centric enterprise risk

Department Strategy, Training & Development (10%)

  • Contribute to the internal audit team through ongoing development and execution of the department’s strategy
  • Support completion of key department initiatives to promote the continuous improvement mentality
  • Manage professional development through identification of training courses to ensure continued growth
  • Align with the Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, published by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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


Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems management, computer science, accounting, business administration or related field.
  • CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CIPP, CPA, CIA or equivalent designation.


  • Five years of experience, with a minimum of three years in “Big 4” public accounting or leading consulting firm

Position skills

  • Requires a high level of technical skills in IT general control and SAP auditing techniques.
  • Experience in information systems auditing and pre-implementation review of information systems projects.
  • Knowledge of enterprise specific technologies (e.g., SAP, Resolver, SharePoint, TeamMate and Enablon) a plus.
  • Knowledge of the mining industry a plus.

Soft skills

  • Effective communication
  • Builds effective working relationships
  • Ability to influence
  • Leads through vision and values
  • A continuous improvement mentality
Working Conditions


  • The position will sit in the Greenwood Village, CO Corporate Office.
  • 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 priorities.
  • Travel (up to ~10%) to domestic or foreign locations is required, potentially over extended periods of time (~1-2 weeks) may be required to conduct audits.

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 it.sec@newmont.com.

Nearest Major Market: Denver