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Compliance Manager - EQR

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Date: May 4, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

Smile, you found us!  Come support the NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Compliance and Responsibility Organization’s (CRO) Compliance Director in managing NEE’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  (FERC) Electronic Quarterly Reporting ( EQR).  CRO’s objective is to file compliant EQRs by working directly with NEE Federal Regulatory Affairs (FRA) attorneys and various NEE operational business units to sustain compliance with FERC’s EQR rules and regulations. 

 

A successful candidate in this position will have opportunities for exposure with management across various business units throughout the company. This is a fast paced and innovative company where logical thinking, strong, effective communication, organizational skills, and a passion for continuous improvement are keys to success. We are looking for a seasoned professional with public utility and merchant energy industry experience coupled with FERC EQR regulatory compliance and system development experience. We are looking for a seasoned professional with public utility and merchant energy industry experience and a CPA or accounting experience.  FERC regulatory compliance experience is preferred.   

 

Compliance Activities and Primary Job Functions:  

 

FERC EQR Compliance Program: 

  • Maintain the FERC EQR Compliance Plan; Systems Documentation Guides , Definition Guides, and various procedural documents
     

Business Unit Communications:

  • Interface with over ten business units that provide information for the CRO EQR processes, including understanding various power and power related sales contracts, ISO market structures, utility markets and accounting settlement processes and systems
  • Assist business units in their development of processes and monitoring controls as needed for new business initiatives related to EQRs
     

EQR filings:

  • Oversee the preparation of contract and transaction information for over 200 legal entities, including following extensive checklists and FERC guidance
  • Interpret FERC guidance to new businesses or activities, in conjunction with FRA as applicable

 

Attend FERC and Industry Forums/Conferences

  • Participate in FERC EQR Conferences
  • Engage with EEI in EQR related matters

Job Overview

The leader in this role administers programs, policies and controls for the company's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Electric Quarterly Reporting (EQR) requirements to ensure company compliance.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains and updates the company EQR policies and procedures
  • Distributes EQR definitions
  • Performs risk assessments to determine higher risk EQR focus areas
  • Provides interpretive ad hoc EQR guidance to business units
  • Develops and presents FERC EQR enterprise-wide training
  • Oversees the development and quality improvement of the control environment and processes
  • Assists business units in the development and maintenance of processes and monitoring controls for new business initiatives
  • Reviews written quarterly reports
  • Oversees and coordinates FERC EQR enforcement requests and audits
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Leadership Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Compliance
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
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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