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Phoenix Tailings

Phoenix Tailings

Accounting & Finance
Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 2, 2022
About Phoenix Tailings
Phoenix Tailings is a rapidly growing clean mining and metals production startup dedicated to sustainable and economic critical metals production. Our mission is to be the world's first fully clean mining and metals production company, producing the resources needed for the next generation of our economy.
Why Phoenix Tailings
At Phoenix, we believe that nothing great is ever accomplished alone or without the passion of people who push and motivate one another. If you are someone who shares our relentless pursuit of a better future, passion for innovation, and are excited about working with some of the top innovators in the world, then this is the place for you.
Our Values:
You are only crazy if you are wrong, it’s ok to be wrong
Lead with Compassion
Be Resourceful

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the company's financial strategy to support its growth and long-term financial objectives.
  • Determine the best capital structure for the business, considering factors such as risk, cost of capital, and financial flexibility.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to set financial goals and budgets, providing guidance on financial decision-making and resource allocation.
  • Secure project finance, equity, and debt through strategic partnerships and negotiations with financial institutions and investors.
  • Conduct financial analysis and risk assessments to evaluate investment opportunities and support business development initiatives.
  • Oversee financial planning and forecasting to ensure the company's financial health and sustainable growth.
  • Lead financial reporting and analysis to provide insights into the company's performance and inform strategic decisions.
  • Monitor financial compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the finance team, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional development.
  • Assess and implement financial systems and processes to optimize efficiency and accuracy in financial operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field. MBA or advanced financial certifications (e.g., CFA) are a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in finance and accounting, with at least 5 years in a senior financial leadership role in the mining or oil and gas industry.
  • Strong knowledge of capital structuring, project finance, equity, and debt financing.
  • Proven track record of successful fundraising and securing financing for complex projects in the mining or oil and gas sector.
  • Excellent financial modeling, forecasting, and analytical skills.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and drive financial initiatives.

We offer a competitive compensation package that is based on expertise. We also offer the following benefits:

  • Healthcare, we care about you and your family: 100% Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing venture-backed company.
  • Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.
  • Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.
  • Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, and celebrations.
  • Learning: Learning and development Opportunities to grow your skills and career.
  • Great team: Working with fun, hard-working, kind people committed to making a difference!
  • Flexible culture: We are results-focused. We don’t work at the office every day.
At Phoenix Tailings, we have an open culture that values learning, and we are looking to grow the team with enthusiastic individuals who share our vision of sustainable mining.
Phoenix Tailings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity at all levels. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information, or any other applicable protected characteristics, and these characteristics will not be a factor for consideration of any work-related decisions (including but not limited to hiring, firing, compensation, and discipline).