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Title:  Tax Analyst - Fixed Assets

Requisition ID:  130609

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Finance & Accounting
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Why You Should Apply For This Job: 

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.


Analyze and maintain tax basis of fixed assets and calculate annual tax depreciation used in US Federal and state income tax returns as well as consolidated financial reporting results.  Includes assets located at both domestic and foreign operations.  Leverage use of transformation tools such as Power Query, Power BI, and Alteryx. Partnering with cross-functional teams, including accounting capital team personnel. 

  • Manage and upload fixed assets from SAP/S4 HANA into BNA Fixed Assets.  Understand calculation process to export data from SAP/S4 HANA and upload data into BNA Fixed Assets. 
  • Perform financial statement and tax return calculations using transformation tools such as Power Query, Power BI and Alteryx.   
  • Research tax issues specifically related to fixed asset and capitalization rules, and write-up summaries of such issues
  • Assist with other tax calculations, as requested for tax return process.
  • Perform other duties as requested, such as personal property taxes, manage SharePoint libraries, etc.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or closely related area; and two (2) years Professional experience in Tax department
  • Experience using Excel, such as pivot tables, formulas, etc. in professional environment.
  • Understanding of SOX controls and working knowledge of accounting practices around fixed assets.
  • Understanding of tax technical positions for tax only assets, including tangible property rules, capitalized interest, etc. as well as be capable of improving processes with regards to such calculations using best and most appropriate tools.
  • Ability to use Adobe Pdf for preparation of workpapers and recognize importance of completeness, consistency and referencing of workpapers.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accounting (CPA) in process or completed
  • Master’s degree in Tax
  • 2 years’ experience with multinational Corporate Tax compliance, processes, and policies for Federal, International, and/or State.
  • Experience using transformation tools such as Power Query, Power BI or Alteryx
  • Experience using BNA Fixed Assets or other fixed asset software for tax
  • Experience using SAP or S4 HANA



  • 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

At Freeport, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, rewards value and impact, and encourages safe production. Benefits and compensation are foundational elements of this package, along with career development opportunities, job progression and a culture supported by our core values, among others. Learn more at: FCX Jobs - Working Here



We provide an industry-leading benefits package with some of the lowest cost to employees – offering health, wellness, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and more. These benefits are available to you and your dependents starting day one. Our comprehensive benefits program is important to how we support the health and wellness of employees and their families. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details



The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $62,000-$85,000. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional discretionary and incentive payment considerations based on company and individual performance. More details will be shared during the hiring process.  To view an example of a Total Rewards Estimate for this role click here:  Total Rewards Estimate


Safety / Work Conditions:

Candidates will be required to participate in a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination for the following positions which may have essential job duties that can impact both their own safety and the safety of others:

  • 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).


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