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Title:  Senior Tax Analyst - Federal Compliance

Requisition ID:  32874

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.


Primarily responsible for assisting Tax Director with preparation of the Company’s US federal income tax returns. Secondary responsibilities involve assisting with process improvement initiatives related to the US federal income tax return.

  • Compile data for and prepare Company’s consolidated US federal corporate income tax return using CorpTax based applications. Includes preparation of additional US federal income tax returns for entities not included in consolidated filing.  
  • Assist members of the corporate tax department with tax technical research, tax technology and process design.
  • Assist with maintenance and support of tax department applications and databases.
  • Implement department SOX controls related to US tax return preparation process.
  • Assist department personnel with reconciliation of US federal income tax returns to amounts reported on Company’s publicly filed financial statements.
  • Support Internal Revenue Service audit documentation requirements.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, and four (4) years of experience in Tax and/or Accounting; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, and two (2) years of experience as an Accountant for a Big 4 public accounting firm.
  • Experience with U.S. income tax rules and regulations, including emphasis in the area of corporate consolidations
  • Experience with Adobe and Microsoft Tools (SharePoint, OneDrive, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams & Outlook).
  • Proficient in use of BNA, RIA, CCH and other tax and accounting research tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Accounting or Tax
  • CPA designation highly preferred
  • Experience with SAP, Hyperion, Corptax, Alteryx, Business Objects, Microsoft Power Query and Power BI applications.


  • 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 equiment 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 motor 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

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