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Sr Accounting Manager

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Date: May 13, 2022

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

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

Reporting directly to the Controller, the role leads a team of project controllers and is responsible for Financial Reporting and Accounting for the Upstream Gas Infrastructure business the operates in excess of 3,000 oil and gas wells across 3 basins in Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana.  Responsibilities include oversite of the general ledger for severance companies that consolidate up to NextEra Energy Resources, including monthly close cycles, quarterly and annual reporting responsibilities.  Oversite over Fixed Asset DDA and Impairments assessments.  Coordinate and manage internal and external audit support and ensure all audits are completed timely and in a cost effective manner.  Oversee compliance with SOX controls related to the financial reporting and fixed assets controls.  Establish and execute on accounting policies and procedures and support technical accounting matters related to the Upstream business.  Oversee and report to Senior Management monthly financial results and analysis.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting with CPA certification. A business degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 hours of Accounting will be considered. 10+ years of oil and gas accounting experience required, along with significant leadership experience leading an accounting team. Proficient knowledge of and ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles and research technical matters. Position requires sound analytical ability. Ability to gather and communicate data logically, accurately, and concisely. Must be able to meet rigorous deadlines and work effectively with others. Must be proficient with MS Excel, SAP and Upstream Accounting Systems. 

Job Overview

This job is responsible for overseeing accounting policies and procedures including cost, general, and tax as well as accounts payables and receivables. Leaders in this role manages the recording of financial transactions relating to projects in accordance with GAAP and regulatory requirements and performs an effective review of those records before financial information is released.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Implements and maintains a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all financial policies, SEC requirements and US GAAP
•   Supervises a group of accounting managers and other staff accountants
•   Ensures that company financial reports are prepared in compliance with policies and directives, US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:10+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Master's Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


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.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, 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. 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.


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