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Title:  Corporate Development Analyst

Requisition ID:  115190

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Finance & Accounting

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining 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 one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, 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 of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Please note: This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time. The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations . This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the positions shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.


This in-person position is performed onsite at Freeport-McMoRan’s corporate office in Phoenix, Arizona. In accordance with Freeport-McMoRan’s requirement for all employees who are working or attending a meeting onsite at the corporate office, if you are hired you will be required to submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entry, unless the company has granted a medical or religious accommodation.


Under general supervision, perform high quality research and analysis for both internal and external projects to support Sr. Management in driving the goals of the FCX Business/Corporate Development group.

  • Performs financial modeling, monthly reporting, accounting/audit support, contract review, negotiation support.
  • Perform copper industry and market research
  • Conduct industry peer tracking, research and analysis
  • Conduct project evaluation and due diligence
  • Respond and provide support to Sr Management requests for other corporate development assignments
  • Interact and provide support across the organization including but not limited to Growth, Ops Improvement, Global Supply, Accounting, Finance, Environmental, Land and Water, Legal, and Investor Relations.
  • Perform other duties as requested


Minimum Requirements:

This position requires air travel. In accordance with Freeport-McMoRan’s requirement for all employees whose job requires travel by air, if you are hired you will be required to submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to travel by air, unless the company has granted a medical or religious accommodation.

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years experience in finance or similar work environment; OR
  • High School diploma or GED and six (6) years experience in finance or similar work environment
  • Experience in financial and accounting modeling (forecasting, NPV, IRR)
  • Strong knowledge of the copper production process (mining, processing, downstream)
  • Strong problem solving, accuracy and analytical skills
  • Ability to concisely summarize key facts from large datasets for management
  • Ability to handle management requests in a timely manner
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Visual Basic Editor
  • Ability to work with general office equipment such as a personal computer and keyboard, facsimile machine and photocopier.
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.


Preferred Qualification:

  • Understanding of the copper industry (market, peers, metrics)
  • Understanding of investment banking and company research.



  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any 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 allowed by applicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their 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 vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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