Internal Audit Analyst II
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 8/4/2017

Job Description


It’s all about culture. Work with professionals that embody our core values in safety, environmental stewardship, and excellence in operations. The Internal Audit team serves a fundamental governance role by providing assurance on risk and controls to the Audit Committee as well as provide meaningful advisory deliverables to stakeholders. We’re committed to being a source of leadership for the organization and looking to add a dynamic internal audit leader to have a positive impact at Westmoreland.      

What you can expect every day:

  • Strong respectful company culture
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including generous time away and flex time
  • Great location in metro Denver, Colorado (relocation for out-of-area)
  • Take ownership of audits and special projects
  • Direct access to all levels of Management
  • Opportunity for rotational assignments with other departments
  • Travel approximately 10%

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB Describe purpose / the reason the role exists.

The Internal Auditor reports to the Internal Audit Manager and is responsible for providing risk and control leadership through SOX, financial, operational, IT, and compliance audits. A significant amount of the role will be focused on SOX 404 walkthroughs, testing, reporting, and deficiency evaluation/monitoring. You’ll execute audits from cradle to grave--planning, risk assessment, fieldwork, reporting, follow-up. You’ll take an active role in coordinating external audit activities including performing reliance testing on their behalf and supervise the work of internal auditors, guest auditors, and co-sourced internal auditors. Most importantly, you’ll be a valued internal audit partner to the business to engage, educate, and drive action towards shared goals.    


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or related field
  • CIA, CPA, CISA desirable
  • 2 to 4 years relevant work experience (public accounting or consulting experience desirable)
  • Working knowledge of the Sarbanes Oxley Act and be capable of executing SOX 404 auditsMost importantly we want Internal Auditors to demonstrate leadership every day, constantly learn, apply business acumen, and seek out ways to contribute to the organization.


Strong written, verbal and presentation skills.


Work in a safe manner at all times and be aware of environmental responsibilities both in an office and in a mining or industrial setting. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, walking, finger dexterity, feeling, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

Ability to lift minimum of 10 pounds to a maximum of 20 pounds unassisted; able to perform repetitive standing, sitting, stooping, walking, stretching, reaching, lifting, and use full range of body motions.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Westmoreland Coal Company began mining in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1854 as a Pennsylvania corporation. In 1910, we incorporated in Delaware and continued our focus on underground coal operations in Pennsylvania and the Appalachian Basin. We moved our headquarters from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Colorado in 1995. Today, we are an energy company with 13 coal mines in the western U.S. and Canada, a stake in an activated carbon plant and char production facility and two coal-fired power generation units. Our headquarters are located in Englewood, Colorado and we have approximately 2,900 employees.

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