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Phoenix Tailings

Phoenix Tailings

Accounting & Finance
Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024
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
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a rockstar co-op to join our operations team in Burlington for a 6 month co-op role that can start in June or July. Reporting to the CEO & Co-Founder of Phoenix, the Finance Co-op will be a critical member supporting the finance division of the startup. They will have a fully immersive experience of what it is like to build an enterprise from the ground up. By the end of the co-op, the student will have all of the knowledge they need to launch their own endeavor or with Phoenix and will have played a key in pursuing our vision of a Zero Waste World.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the financial model for the company, including updating and improving it as necessary to ensure its accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Conducting research on rare earth metal pricing, including analyzing pricing trends, identifying potential risks and opportunities, and making recommendations to the finance team based on the findings.
  • Conducting market analysis in the rare earth metals and related markets, as well as the startup investment market including venture capital and private equity investors. This will involve analyzing market trends, identifying potential risks and opportunities, and making recommendations to the finance team based on the findings.
  • Assisting with the development of pricing forecasts for our products and services.
  • Working closely with other members of the finance team to support day-to-day operations.


  • Highly motivated to succeed and have a strong work ethic to back it up
  • Excited to take the initiative and find new opportunities for the business
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excel within a team environment and motivate others around them
  • Ability to quickly understand complex ideas and extract relevant information from technical sources
  • Honestly - if you are a hustler, and willing to take feedback quickly, learn and work hard, you will do excellent here
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).