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PGD Sr. Business Analyst

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location(s): Indiantown, FL, US, 34956

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  66399 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 

 

Position Specific Description

This position includes two primary roles including (1) Scheduler  (2) Cost Analyst.  Depending on the size of a particular project, a single person may perform one or both of these roles.

Scheduler Role.  This position develops, communicates, maintains, and analyzes project schedules, primarily for power plant overhauls. 

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Review Asset Management System (Maximo) project for work order/task understanding
  • Utilize Maximo project to develop project schedule in Primavera and/or Microsoft Project software, integrating all work orders/tasks and plant operational activities into a critical path/resource-loaded schedule
  • Engage and collaborate with all project stakeholders in the development and maintenance of the schedule to assure schedule accuracy/practicality as well as “buy-in” from each stakeholder; stakeholders include work order planners, execution supervisors/coordinators, staff engineers, plant personnel, contractors, etc.
  • Maintain project schedule throughout the project, utilizing the schedule as a tool to analyze the project end date, task sequencing, resource loading, etc.  Provide analytical direction to Outage Manager and supervisors/coordinators to optimize the schedule

 

Cost Analyst Role.  This position completes cash flow and forecast management analysis to support various overhaul projects, and effectively communicates the results to senior and executive leadership. To be successful, a high level of expertise in Excel and experience in financial modeling is required.  This job assists in execution of the Corporate and NextEra Power Generation business processes. With general guidance, employees in this role are responsible for O&M and capital budget preparation and reporting, cash flow management, and financial analysis and reporting.  Individuals plan, schedule, communicate, and coordinate the annual budgeting process, the monthly re-forecasts, and month-end close for the site, and ensure that all transactions are in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Employees in this position also focus on the continuous improvement of spending, risks and opportunities, and costing methods in accordance with corporate policy and business objectives.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Performs all cost accounting activities including variance analysis, standard cost development, activity-based costing, and inventory control
  • Ensures accurate accounting treatment and capital postings for capital reporting, variance explanations, and progress reporting against budgets
  • Supports new lines of business and finds ways to reduce overhead cost per job
  • Prepares and distributes financial reports and indicators and explains financial results to non-financial audiences
  • Communicates and explains operational performance through Profit and Loss
  • Collaborates effectively with colleagues from all departments
  • Leads and executes process improvement projects using Six Sigma principles
  • Manages internal controls processes and identifies and mitigates control weaknesses
  • Develops broad technical and communication skills through self-study and internal and external training opportunities

Preferred Qualifications.

  • Strong knowledge and a minimum of 5 years of experience power plant maintenance (preferred)
  • Proficiency in schedule development
  • Experience with IBM Maximo or similar asset management software, SAP, Excel PowerPivot, Microsoft Business Intelligence, and Microsoft Project and/or Primavera
  • Six Sigma Certification; Yellow Belt or higher (preferred)

Job Overview

This job assists in execution of the Corporate and NextEra Power Generation business processes. With limited guidance, employees in this role are responsible for OandM and capital budget preparation and reporting, cash flow management, and financial analysis and reporting. Individuals plan, schedule, communicate, and coordinate the annual budgeting process, the monthly re-forecasts, and month-end close for the site, and ensure that all transactions are in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Employees in this position also focus on the continuous improvement of spending, risks and opportunities, and costing methods in accordance with corporate policy and business objectives. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Performs all cost accounting activities including variance analysis, standard cost development, activity-based costing, and inventory control
•   Provides financial leadership by supporting Operations leadership in decision-making and strategy development
•   Supports new lines of business and finds ways to reduce overhead cost per job
•   Provides reporting and analysis for all operations activity including productivity, capital and overhead spending, forecasting, budgeting, absorption, sales, and inventory and operations planning
•   Prepares and distributes financial reports and indicators and explains financial results to non-financial audiences
•   Communicates and explains operational performance through P and L
•   Collaborates effectively with colleagues from all departments
•   Leads and executes process improvement projects using Six Sigma principles
•   Manages internal controls processes and identifies and mitigates control weaknesses
•   Extracts, organizes, analyzes, and reports data in a manner that is useful and relevant for making business decisions
•   Develops broad technical and communication skills through self-study and internal and external training opportunities
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, 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.

 

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

 


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