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Project Manager, Property Tax

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  71636 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 


Position Specific Description

Nextera Energy Resources is looking for a  Property Tax Project Manager to join our Tax team located in Juno Beach, Florida.  This role will be responsible for activities regarding tax research, planning, forecasting, audit defense and compliance as required by the organization.  Works to lawfully optimize the tax obligation of the organization.  Assures that all appropriate tax returns and payments are filed in a timely manner. Fills the role of initial contact with Federal, State & Local agencies in the execution of the duties of the position. This role is responsible for managing all work flow related to the property tax area. This includes interfacing with internal & external customers/agencies on questions of audits, contract language, and interpretation of existing law and administration of all sales tax software. Results will be achieved by managing/leading a staff of trained professionals.


Candidates applying for this position must demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the following:

Understands/applies laws and case law related to property tax

Demonstrates advanced technical proficiency in all aspects of property tax; appraisals, negotiations, appeals, compliance, legislative support

Understands the industry we function in

Understands the organizational structure of our company and the government agencies we interface with

Understands regulatory perspective, industry trends and events

Ability to operate under pressure and deliver results under tight deadlines

Advanced knowledge of the computer systems we utilize

Strong bias for action

Make timely/effective business decisions based on the key drivers of the business

Ability to multi-task

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Able to develop and execute an annual business plan to deliver on strategic imperatives of the business

Leads by example; develops technical skills and leadership skills in staff

Stimulates high performance standards

Provides a balanced risk assessment in critical decisions

Job Overview

Employees in this position are responsible for one or more of the following: tax research, planning, forecasting, analysis, and defense of tax positions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages tax related projects, including system maintenance and/or development
  • Prepares and/or reviews tax returns and corresponding tax work papers and files
  • Researches law, regulations, administrative rulings and court cases and presents proposals to lawfully minimize tax liability
  • Researches and drafts responses to inquiries from government agencies regarding tax filings, and other claims
  • Provides and/or verifies tax assumptions and tax results in project models
  • Leads project teams to improve quality, efficiency, predictability and/or transparency
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's - Accounting / Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


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.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. 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