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Date: Sep 22, 2018

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

The Load Forecasting Analyst position is part of Load Forecasting team within Florida Power and Light Company’s Financial Planning and Analysis group, located in Juno Beach, FPL.  Florida Power and Light Company (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc., is the third-largest electric utility in the United States, serving approximately 4.9 million customer accounts or an estimated 10 million people across nearly half of the state of Florida. 


The Load Forecasting Analyst is responsible for assisting in the preparation of FPL’s long-term forecasts of electric sales, peak demand, and customer count, and for preparing daily, monthly, and quarterly reports related to how the forecasts are performing. The position requires skills in data analysis and familiarity with economics and statistics.


Other duties include:

  • Runs, reviews and analyzes long-term load forecasts
  • Prepares reports on economic indicators for executive management
  • Supports various business units throughout the company with forecasting analysis
  • Leads efforts to review and validate data inputs into the long-term forecasting model and works with cross-functional teams to correct data errors in source systems
  • Work closely with team members in Financial Planning & Analysis and the Financial Center of Excellence in explaining forecast changes and forecast variances


Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, Business or similar field. MBA or graduate degree preferred.


Required Qualification:

2 years of experience

Job Overview

This job is responsible for creating long-term forecasts and position reports.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Researches and proposes new data sources and methods of analysis
  • Analyzes accuracy and effectiveness of load profiles and recommend improvements
  • Identifies causes for load forecast errors outside of the target range and develop solutions to improve performance
  • Develops and prepares long term and/or short term forecasting models
  • Monitors and analyzes load forecast accuracy, creates transparency into drivers causing load forecast errors, and performs load forecast variance reporting
  • Handles varied and complex projects and analysis
  • Prepares presentations and reports for management
  • Identifies and correct customers with significant load forecasting anomalies
  • Leads efforts to review and validate data inputs into the long-term forecasting model and works with cross-functional teams to correct data errors in source systems
  • Supports automation efforts to import all data into load forecasting system
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
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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