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Date: Oct 14, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

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

NextEra Energy Inc. is seeking an Accountant l at the Juno Beach location. In this role you will report to the NEER Nuclear Accounting Manager and focus mainly on Non-Regulated Nuclear Accounting activities. Specific duties and responsibilities of this role include:


•Review and post journal entries for receivables, accruals and prepaid expenses.

•Responsible for month end close processes including preparing journal entries and various reporting deliverables.

•Prepare general ledger reconciliations for balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.

•Review master data accuracy for recording new assets such as WBS, company codes, profit and cost centers, asset locations

•Maintain Site Fixed Asset Ledger including placing assets in-service, disposals and CWIP reporting

•Work closely with Site Business Operations, Property Accounting, Project Controlling, and Tax teams to ensure proper accounting treatment and compliance with policies

•Create and update desktop procedures for assigned tasks

•Ad Hoc analysis and reporting as required


Core competencies:

Demonstrated ability to analyze and explain complex problems and provide solutions

Strong financial analysis and presentation skills

Expertise in SAP and Excel

Strong and flexible team player

Highly organized and deadline driven individual

Continuous process improvement mindset

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field, plus 4+ years accounting experience preferred.

CPA, CMA, MBA or Master's in Accounting is strongly preferred

Job Overview

Employees in this role assist in researching, analyzing and reporting on issues that affect the company, recommending possible solutions, and assisting with the follow-up activities to resolve them.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Prepares financial reports in a timely manner that are in compliance with GAAP and accurately reflect the financial status of the company
•   Assures accounting integrity of corporate financial data through the implementation of appropriate internal controls
•   Independently prepares schedules and journal entries
•   Keeps abreast of and applies GAAP, SEC regulations, and relative company policies, practices and procedures
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance / Business
•  Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Master's - Business Administration
•  Master's - Accounting / Finance


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 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.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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