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Sr Accountant - Capital Projects

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Date: Oct 23, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

The Regulated Property Accounting team is looking for a Sr Accountant to join their team. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and take ownership of FPL/Gulf Distributed Generation solar, and battery storage projects, adding value through critical thinking and inter-personal skills.


Specific duties and responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:


Work closely with the Development, Engineering & Construction, Project Controlling, and Tax teams to ensure proper accounting treatment and compliance with policies

Review master data accuracy for recording new assets such as WBS, company codes, profit and cost centers, asset locations

Responsible for activities in the areas of compliance, transactional accounting, reporting and analytics required to support FPL operations

Review and monitor capital projects in accordance with SOX

  • Research, analysis and reporting related to Allowance for Funds Used During Construction (AFUDC)
  • Maintain and monitor the Powerplan systems application of AFUDC
  • Provide guidance to BU on eligibility of AFUDC
  • Prepare accounting memo for projects that are eligible or ineligible for AFUDC
  • Review, monitor, and reconcile deferred project cost to ensure validity

Responsible for month end close processes including preparing journal entries and various reporting deliverables

Responsible for balance sheet & income statement variance reporting

Responsible for assigned accounts reconciliations

Support monthly, quarterly & annual reporting and filings requirements (SEC, FERC, FPSC)

Support various projects as assigned

Prepare ad hoc analyses and reports as needed


Core competencies:

Demonstrated ability to analyze and communicate complex issues and provide solutions

Strong financial analysis and presentation skills

Ability to quickly establish priorities and meet all assigned deadlines related to the FCOE accounting close

Expertise in SAP and Excel

Strong and flexible team player

Highly organized and deadline driven individual

Continuous process improvement mindset



Bachelor’s degree Accounting/Finance

(years’ experience for Senior)


Regulated Utility Experience

PowerPlan Experience

Job Overview

Employees in this job take the lead role in special projects, including researching, analyzing and reporting on issues that affect the company, making recommendations for solutions, and following through to resolution.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Prepares financial reports that are in compliance with GAAP, in a timely manner, to accurately reflect the financial status of the company
•   Maintains a good understanding of, and applies, GAAP, SEC regulations, and relative company policies, practices and procedures
•   Assures accounting integrity of corporate financial data through the implementation of appropriate internal controls
•   Prepares schedules and journal entries
•   Provides guidance and direction to other team members
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance / Business
•  Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

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


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.

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