Sr Financial Controller - NextEra

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

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

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

Equity Finance Group –Sr. Financial Controller


NextEra Energy Resources, LLC is seeking a Sr. Financial Controller to join our NEER Finance team. The individual in this role will be part of our Equity Finance Group whose function is to support the Company’s portfolio of tax equity financings, CEPF and other structured equity financings by providing financial information and analyses along with value-added insights to Management, Investors and other internal and external stakeholders.  As a Financial Controller in our Equity Finance Group, you will be part of a dynamic and supportive group of professionals and will be involved in the following:

  • Collaborating with our Treasury and other cross-functional groups to structure and onboard new tax equity financings
  • Developing/maintaining tax equity models – both the investor IRR (Internal Rate of Return) tracking models and the internal accounting and forecasting models
  • Supporting ad-hoc analyses and running financing scenarios for management and investors (e.g. financing restructurings and buyouts)
  • Performing portfolio financing reviews to aid management in strategic decisions
  • Preparing and/or reviewing cash contributions and distributions and other reporting deliverables to investors
  • Working with our accounting/reporting/forecasting group to record, report and forecast financing activities
  • Supporting the Project Finance Compliance group in addressing investor consents and communications
  • Supporting our tax department on preparation of partnership tax returns
  • Participating in special projects and initiatives to improve quality and efficiency of current processes (Six Sigma projects)              


The ideal candidate will have strong analytical/problem-solving skills and a strategic mindset, with a drive/desire to learn new things and open to tackle challenges/issues proactively. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player who can also work independently and take the initiative and ownership of assigned portfolio, adding value through critical thinking and strong interpersonal skills.

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for performing key financial functions for an assigned portfolio of electric generating facilities, including internal and external reporting, budgeting and forecasting, business analytics and certain aspects of the monthly close process and treasury functions.  Individuals provide effective, timely and actionable financial information and business analytics on the facilities in their portfolios including monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and analysis on the financial performance of the electric generating facilities, treasury management, as well as ad hoc reporting and analysis as required.  Employees in this position apply strong analytical skills to identify and evaluate operational and business issues that impact financial performance and effectively communicate the results to various stakeholders, including business partners in other areas of finance as well as senior management and outside investors.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares and analyzes monthly forecasts, including the evaluation of assumptions, to ensure effective, timely, and actionable financial information         
  • Prepares timely and accurate internal and external operating reports, and other discrete reporting as required by financing and partnership agreements         
  • Develops and maintains complex financial models for financings and partnerships, including due diligence support and pro forma development         
  • Provides high-quality analytics and valuable variance commentary on actual and forecasted financial information         
  • Prepares ad hoc financial analyses, reports and models as required (scenario/impact analysis on potential transactions and business decisions)         
  • Prepares presentations for third-party lenders/investors         
  • Participates in special projects such as software implementation initiatives and process improvement/Six Sigma projects                                   
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned  

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance/ Business
  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s - Accounting / Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami