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Rotational Staff Accountant

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Date: Jan 24, 2019

Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  23755 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a major energy leader in the upstream oil & gas exploration and production field?  NextEra’s Gas Infrastructure team is a savvy bunch seeking a Rotational Staff Accountant with a strong desire to make an impact in our essential business unit functions, defined below. This dynamic position offers a stable work environment with opportunity to develop your talents and grow.  We strengthen and engage our greatest asset – our people!


Production Accounting

  • Review daily production allocations and coordinate any corrections with field personnel
  • Analyze and reconcile production data to sales data
  • Prepare reports on production allocations to be used for revenue distributions
  • Reconcile purchaser statements to run tickets and resolve issues
  • Prepare and submit all regulatory reports for state and federal reporting requirements
  • Assist with the integration of acquisitions as it relates to production data
  • Support field data gathering efforts with field personnel
  • Setup new facilities and allocations using production software
  • Travel to the field as necessary


Joint Interest Billing Accounting

  • Evaluates well costs ensuring costs are allocated correctly according to the joint operating agreements
  • Follows Council of Petroleum Accounting Societies (COPAS) guidelines
  • Performs monthly expense and capital variance analysis
  • Reviews and input Authorizations for Expenditures (AFEs) into the system
  • Coordinates the AFE approval process by working with groups in other teams/departments to ensure proper approvals are received


Revenue Accounting

  • Book revenue and royalty payable for company operated and outside operated domestic wells
  • Reconciling accounts receivable balances resulting from revenue bookings
  • Trend analyses and explanation of large swings in the revenue bookings
  • Interacting with other departments in order to ensure that revenue is properly recorded each month
  • Periodically assisting the owner relations department with answering questions from 3rd parties


*Fall and Spring grads encouraged to apply

Job Overview

Employees in this job assist in preparing financial reports in a timely manner that are in compliance with GAAP and accurately reflect the financial status of the company.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Assists in researching GAAP, SEC regulations, and relative company policies, practices and procedures
•   Prepares schedules and journal entries
•   Understands and applies appropriate internal controls to ensure accounting integrity of corporate financial data
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance
•  Experience:0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Effective Written Communications
•  Effective Verbal Communications
•  Accounting Research
•  Financial Accounting
•  Lotus Notes


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
Location:  Houston, Texas 
Other Work Locations:  Texas 
Relocation Provided:  No



NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748 (Option 1, Press 6) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.



Nearest Major Market: Houston

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