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Date: Nov 23, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

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

Florida Power & Light Company is seeking a Senior Accountant at the Juno Beach location. In this role, you will report to the Benefits, Investments & Debt Accounting Manager and focus mainly on benefits and investment related activities. This position will also have opportunities for involvement in the team’s process improvement initiatives.

 

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

  • Prepare monthly journal entries related to corporate wide benefits and investments and decommissioning trust funds
  • Prepare accounting treatment analysis for new investments
  • Prepare account reconciliations for assigned accounts
  • Support monthly, quarterly & annual reporting and filing requirements (Securities & Exchange Commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Florida Public Service Commission)
  • Prepare Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) certifications as assigned
  • Assist in developing junior staff
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and reports as needed
  • Support various process improvement initiatives as assigned

 

Core Competencies:

  • Strong Critical Thinking/Problem Solving skills
  • Well organized and good time management
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Solid understanding of GAAP

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: 4+ 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 
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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, 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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