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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Manager Accounting - Phoenix, AZ


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Phoenix, AZ, United States 

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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 general direction, plan, organize, manage and control the daily operation of the Accounting/Finance programs and systems for assigned site.  
  • Plan, organize and direct financial and accounting functions, including tax activities, internal auditing, budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, receipts and disbursements, general journals, fixed assets, financial statements and cost reports and analysis 
  • Ensure that department responsibilities are performed and completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare forecasts and profit and loss statements
  • Provide historical data
  • Compile and produce annual budget along with analysis to departments for variance analysis and cost reduction
  • Develop, implement and assess short and long term programs, goals and objectives for accounting department
  • Ensure that accounting practices, records, controls and decisions are made according to GAAP, company policy and State and Federal controls
  • As a member of the site Management Team, collaborate in the development of tactical and strategic plans
  • Contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for Accounting function and all other departments at assigned site
  • Assist department heads with their budget preparation
  • Provide site management with information and advice, including recommendations on selection of audit firms and other financial matters
  • Evaluate and contract with vendors for the provision of accounting and financial services and equipment
  • Represent site on company-sponsored steering teams
  • Provide leadership and work direction
  • Evaluate the performance of subordinate accounting staff
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or closely related field and seven (7) years of broad-based accounting/reporting experience, including supervisory or management experience