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Financial Controller I

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Date: Apr 2, 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 Resources, LLC is seeking a Financial Controller to join our NEER Finance team, which is responsible for performing key financial functions related to the company’s portfolio of renewable electric generating facilities and associated financings. In this role, you will be part of our Equity Finance Group which supports the Company’s portfolio of tax equity and other structured equity financings. 


As a Financial Controller in our Equity Finance Group, you will be involved in the following:

  • Onboarding new tax equity financings, which includes collaborating with our Treasury team and other cross-functional groups to operationalize new financing portfolios
  • Maintaining tax equity IRR (Internal Rate of Return) tracking models, and related accounting model (under HLBV or Hypothetical Liquidation of Book Value)
  • Supporting ad-hoc analyses and running financing scenarios for management and investors (including buyouts and portfolio review for strategic planning)
  • Preparing and/or reviewing cash contributions and distributions and other reporting deliverables to investors
  • Working with our accounting and reporting group to record and report financing activities
  • Budgeting and forecasting financing activities
  • Supporting our tax department on preparation of partnership tax returns


Ideal candidates will have a strong drive, desire to learn new things and a will to succeed and take ownership of assigned portfolio, adding value through critical thinking and strong interpersonal skills.  Proficiency in Excel is a must.  Financial modeling experience and/or partnership tax experience is also preferred.

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for performing key financial functions for an assigned portfolio of electric generating facilities, including internal and external reporting, budgeting and forecasting, business analytics and certain aspects of the monthly close process and treasury functions.  Individuals provide effective, timely and actionable financial information and business analytics on the facilities in their portfolios including monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and analysis on the financial performance of the electric generating facilities, treasury management, as well as ad hoc reporting and analysis as required.  Employees in this position apply strong analytical skills to identify and evaluate operational and business issues that impact financial performance and effectively communicate the results to various stakeholders, including business partners in other areas of finance as well as senior management and outside investors.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares and analyzes monthly forecasts, including the evaluation of assumptions, to ensure effective, timely, and actionable financial information         
  • Prepares timely and accurate internal and external operating reports, and other discrete reporting as required by financing and partnership agreements         
  • Develops and maintains complex financial models for financings and partnerships, including due diligence support and pro forma development         
  • Provides high-quality analytics and valuable variance commentary on actual and forecasted financial information         
  • Prepares ad hoc financial analyses, reports and models as required (scenario/impact analysis on potential transactions and business decisions)         
  • Prepares presentations for third-party lenders/investors         
  • Participates in special projects such as software implementation initiatives and process improvement/Six Sigma projects                
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned  

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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


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:  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.

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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami