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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Travel and Entertainment Accounting Assistant - Phoenix, AZ


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Phoenix, AZ, United States 

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Business and Administrative Services

Job Description:

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.
Under minimal supervision manage the Travel and Entertainment (T&E) / Procurement Card Program(s); including administration of the software for expense submission and the various corporate credit card programs. Assists in enforcing operating policies and procedures.  Provide customer service to all card holders and travelers. Review or process purchase orders, verify accounts payable invoices, ensure timely and correct payment, and maintain vendor files. Oversee, process and account for monies in accounts receivable/payable area and prepare checks.
  • Process new card applications and card limit increases
  • Add new users to the system
  • Cancel cards, disable access to systems, verify no outstanding issues or payments are due to the company for employees leaving the company
  • Handle large volume of calls and email for user inquiries and issues
  • Provide accurate and timely resolution to problems and questions
  • Process expense report exceptions
  • Enforce policies and procedures
  • Provide delinquency reporting and communication to cardholders to ensure credit cards are paid timely and credit card rebate is obtained
  • Process payroll deductions as needed to pay delinquent cards and outstanding balances on the cards of employees leaving the company
  • Provide end user system training and regular communications to system users and card holders regarding payments to credit cards, unprocessed transactions, system upgrades and enhancements, audit and compliance issues, policy issues and changes
  • Performs audits of submitted expense packets, reconciles credit card accounts and provide backup as needed to T&E and procurement card audit staff
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five (5) years of Bookkeeping, Accounting or closely related office or clerical experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks and substantial workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with minimal supervision
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, employees, and customers/vendors of diverse populations
  • Effectively deal with conflict and resolution of that conflict in a timely matter
  • Developed aptitude for math
  • Must have strong investigative and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work with general office equipment such as a personal computer and keyboard, facsimile machines and photocopier
  • Strong working knowledge in use of MS Office Products, specifically Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards