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Severance Tax Manager

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Date: Dec 3, 2022

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408 Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

The Severance Tax Manager will perform severance and motor fuel tax research, prepare severance and motor fuel tax returns, support tax audits, raise compliance issues to the Sr Manager of Indirect Tax, and participate in projects identified by Indirect Tax leadership.  This role will be involved in process improvement initiatives and tax transformation efforts and will allow oversight of specific facets of each project.  The Severance Tax Manager must be able to manipulate transactional data.  Use of proficiency tools, such as advanced Excel, BW, and Alteryx, is important for those interested in this position.  Candidates should be proficient in many facets of severance and motor fuel taxes and must be willing to perform research, monthly compliance activities, audit support, and support process improvement initiatives. 


Key Responsibilities and Experience

  • Prepare monthly severance and motor fuel tax returns; may also prepare sales tax returns
  • Perform tax technical research
  • Provide audit support and audit defense
  • Provide tax guidance to business development team
  • Identify severance tax incentives and deductions
  • Facilitate the renewal of bonds and registrations
  • Experience filing severance tax returns
  • Good understanding of oil and gas field operations and revenue process
  • Research experience
  • Sales and use tax experience in the oil and gas industry
  • This role can sit in Juno Beach, FL or Houston, TX

Job Overview

This position is responsible for managing and directing all activities regarding the organization’s tax policy including forecasting and analysis, planning and tax research.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Works to optimize the tax obligation of the organization
•   Assures that all appropriate tax returns and payments are filed in a timely manner
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience: 8+ years

Preferred Qualifications

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


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
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 and 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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