Accounting Assistant - Miami, AZ

Company Name:
Freeport McMoRan
Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resource company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. The Company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world's largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and gas 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 supervision, perform a wide variety of accounting functions, ensuring the maintenance of proper operations and accurate records. May serve as a lead worker.
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; prepare checks
Create and maintain PC spreadsheets to ensure proper tracking of funds; prepares or reviews various complex monthly statistical reports; monitor departmental budgets
Oversee or prepare bank deposits and daily cash balance reports; verify and code revenue; reconcile bank statements; report cash flow needs for payment of invoices/bills
May answer complaints and questions from other departments or the general public
May oversee or process payroll documents, confirming timesheets and overtime, verifying deductions, charging appropriate accounts, maintaining records of leave accrual and payment of insurance premiums
Perform other duties as required
Minimum Qualifications
Five (5) years of bookkeeping, accounting or closely related office or clerical experience
Knowledge of basic accounting or business practices and methods
Knowledge of a variety of computer software, including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications
Knowledge of public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques
Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written
Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
High School Diploma or GED
Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
Work is mostly performed in an office setting. Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see
Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds during the course of the workday
Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and other protective equipment as required
Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
Positions within Freeport-McMoRan which are held by employees who receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
Positions within Freeport-McMoRan which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their Freeport-McMoRan job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose "motor vehicles" includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
Positions within Freeport-McMoRan which the Company has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description
/Equal Opportunity Employer- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status//
Job: Finance/Accounting
Title: Accounting Assistant - Miami, AZ
Location: AZ-Miami Mine/Smelter
Requisition ID: 1404372

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