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Principal Property Accountant

Date: May 15, 2019

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  32622 


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Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy Inc. and Florida Power and Light are seeking a Principal Accountant at the corporate headquarters in Juno Beach. In this role you will be responsible for researching, analyzing and reporting on issues that affect the company in the areas of financial, regulatory, and property accounting.  Included are the preparation, review and distribution of property accounting reports, PowerPlan asset life cycle processing, performing SOX key control activities, and other special projects or process improvements within the assigned duties.  This position will review team member’s work as well as provide guidance and support to them.

Responsibilities include:
• Have an understanding of and be able to apply the Uniform System of Accounts as set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

• Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations set for by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Florida Public Service Commission and GAAP

• Interface with the business unit both in the role of accounting oversight and in optimizing accounting results and processes
• Provide financial information to various internal and external users

• Evaluate, enhance and implement internal controls, policies and procedures

• Complete special projects

• Assist in supervising staff and reviewing work of others

• Identify and recommend changes to processes to enhance the accuracy of accounting data and/or efficiency of the department.
• Maintain good understanding of, and apply, FERC, GAAP, SEC Regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley, and related company policies, practices and procedures


*Utility experience is a plus!

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop accounting policy through analysis of GAAP and business practices. Ensures accounting treatment is practical, cost-beneficial and accurately portrays the economic substance of business transactions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Analyzes proposed transactions for structure and proper accounting treatment under authoritative accounting literature
•   Reviews changes in technical accounting literature, develops positions and present to management
•   Maintains awareness of accounting issues being considered by regulatory bodies and advises management of important matters
•   Ensures consistent application of accounting policies
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance
•  Experience:7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
•  Master's - Business Administration
•  Master's - Accounting / Finance
•  Certified Management Accountant (CMA)


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:  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.

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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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