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Principal Financial Analyst - Project Valuation

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Date: Jul 12, 2018

Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  22932 


Gexa Energy/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.


Position Specific Description

Come join our team! We are seeking a Principal Financial Analyst that enjoys collaboration in working with teams across the company to break down problems and frame solutions. 


This specific role will support a small distributed generation (SDG) solar initiative for NextEra Retail.  The role will primarily perform project valuation based on discounted cash flow analysis for SDG projects for Retail’s C&I customers.  In addition, this role will be expected to support building and maintain a pro-forma for the overall Retail SDG business.


We look forward to taking your career to the next level!


Job Overview

This position performs financial due diligence and prepares investment valuations of acquisitions and greenfield projects in the energy industry including assisting in the planning and coordination of these assignments. Employees in this role are expected to assist managers/directors in the planning and coordinating of assignments and work without supervision to identify and analyze the impact of relevant investment, environmental and/or business issues facing NextEra Energy on the company’s financial structure, profitability, financial integrity and competitive position.  The successful candidate applies advanced abilities to comprehend, analyze, frame and resolve complex analytical issues and distill them into simple to understand analysis for management decision making, communicating the key investment benefits and risks to senior management, and providing expertise and support to other NextEra departments requiring financial consulting services or financial training.    

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Assists in planning and coordinating engagement assignments with Development Group Leaders
•   Reviews and signs off on engagement work products and presentations
•   Presents at executive management vetting meetings
•   Assists in developing and maintaining policies and standards for functional area (QAQC, document retention, model approaches, etc.)
•   Implements Valuation Group's initiatives, goals and objectives
•   Performs goal setting, evaluation and mentoring of direct reports 
•   Promotes staff career development and advancement opportunities
•   Assists in group hiring and training processes
•   Works with third party bankers and consultants on acquisition related diligence as necessary
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance
•  Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
  • Master’s - Accounting / Finance


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  Gexa Energy LP 
Location:  Houston, Texas 
Other Work Locations:  Texas 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable



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.


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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.



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