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Title:  Accounting Assistant

Requisition ID:  106448

Safford, AZ, US, 85548

Category:  Admin Support


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 
  • SAP Financial and Commercial experience 


  • 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
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment
  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles 
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • 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

Nearest Major Market: Safford

Job Segment: Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounting, PR, Finance, Marketing

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