Internal Audit Analyst II
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

Job Description

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.    


  • Apply knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, IT general controls, and the COSO 2013 framework.  
  • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders and apply the highest degree of professionalism every day.
  • Be a strong learner, demonstrate a willingness to understand the business and needs of stakeholders, and apply knowledge learned to audits and knowledge sharing for team mates.
  • Collaboration with stakeholders and teammates and work autonomously to complete deliverables in-line with IA standards.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving that result in process improvements.
  • Research complex issues, benchmark data, analyze, and recommend solutions.
  • Travel approximately 10% to company mines, offices, and for training purposes.      

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 audits 

Most 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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