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Senior Regulatory Reporting Accountant

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Date: Aug 31, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  54454 


NextEra Energy Transmission, LLC (NEET) is the leading competitive transmission company in North America. We develop, finance, construct, operate, and maintain transmission assets across the continent.


Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy Transmission is seeking a Senior Regulatory Reporting Accountant at the corporate headquarters in Juno Beach. In this role you will report to the Manager of Regulatory Reporting and Process Improvements and will lead in the preparation of quarterly and annual reporting to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for certain of the NextEra Energy Transmission subsidiaries.

You will add value by taking the lead role in researching, analyzing and reporting on regulatory reporting issues affecting these subsidiaries, working with business partners to help them understand their regulatory reporting requirements, making recommendations on how to automate and streamline the process, as well as taking the lead role in special projects. You can expect to work with upper level management, all areas of the business, and external auditors.

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

  • Keep abreast of, and apply, the FERC chart of accounts, U.S. GAAP, relevant company policies, practices and procedures
  • Prepare the FERC Financial Statements and other relevant pages in the FERC Form 1
  • Prepare and review financial statements
  • Have a good understanding of the statement of cash flows
  • Review other FERC Form 1 pages submitted by the business and ensure consistency throughout the entire FERC document
  • Identify areas for potential process improvement and work on teams involved with redesigning and automating existing processes to ensure they are as efficient as possible
  • Prepare a quarterly FERC variance analysis for upper level management
  • Prepare a quarterly FERC vs. GAAP reconciliation for the balance sheet and income statement
  • Assist in the creation of new FERC filings as the company grows its regulatory business
  • Train and assist new team members across the business on the regulatory requirements and use of the Workiva system
  • Perform research, analyze and report on issues that affect the NEET subsidiaries, recommending possible solutions, and engage in follow up activities to resolve them
  • Develop skills to maneuver within the company’s systems to extract data needed for value-added analytics and/or problem resolution.
  • Maintain a positive, self-motivated attitude with a team-based approach to issues.
  • Exhibit resourcefulness and ownership, as well as business acumen.
  • Maintain a process minded focused on continuous improvement
  • Lead and oversee special projects, as assigned
  • Cross training within department
  • Maintain and update desktop procedures
  • Perform other job-related duties, as assigned

Preferred knowledge and skills include:

  • Knowledge of SAP, BW, BOBJ and Workiva
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • FERC accounting / reporting experience

*Note – This position will not prepare journal entries

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
Job Role:  Senior Professional
Organization:  NextEra Transmission, LLC 
Location:  Juno Beach Office
                  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Recruiter:  Deena Lee Starkey
Hiring Manager:  Karen L Camene
Referral Bonus:  $1,000.00
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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