Sr Manager Accounting Policy & Research

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Date: Nov 16, 2023

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  76664 


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

Serves all NextEra Energy, Inc. entities (including Florida Power & Light company and NextEra Energy Resources) as a technical accounting advisor to ensure that the companies are appropriately and consistently interpreting and applying relevant accounting literature to current and proposed transactions.  Works with management to consider the accounting implications of alternative deal structures and supports business units (e.g. gas infrastructure, NEP, M&A Accounting and contract review) with technical accounting on significant, unusual transactions. Review and approve or address issues and policy changes identified by the Directors of Contract Review, M&A Accounting and Oil and Gas.  Keeps senior management informed about potential changes in accounting rules being proposed by accounting standard setters, including the potential impact to the Companies’ financial statements.  Overseas and leads implementation of new accounting standards.
Supervises the work and manages the performance of Technical Accounting Project Managers (Project managers).  Responsible for reviewing and approving the conclusions of direct reports.   
Key Responsibilities:
•    Supervisory Responsibility
•    Perform technical accounting research for transactions
•    Develop and maintain NextEra Energy’s accounting policies
•    Implementation of Previous Convergence Projects 
•    Responsible for overseeing the implementation of the new revenue/lease/financial instrument standards as well as supporting the Senior Director of Accounting Implementation Projects.  
•    Monitor and implement other accounting rule changes
•    Responsible for monitoring developments in other potential new accounting rules proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF), and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 
•    Oversee APA SOX compliance
•    Coordinate/Manage in-house CPE courses
•    Manage process for compliance with SEC and PCAOB rules related to auditor independence 
•    Serve as lead or integral team member to provide accounting expertise on various corporate initiatives, provide direct input into the process, coordinate appropriate business unit and accounting personnel, review and provide comments on dockets, testimony or other filings
•    Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Overview

This job is responsible for overseeing accounting policies and procedures including cost, general, and tax as well as accounts payables and receivables. Leaders in this role manages the recording of financial transactions relating to projects in accordance with GAAP and regulatory requirements and performs an effective review of those records before financial information is released.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Implements and maintains a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all financial policies, SEC requirements and US GAAP
•   Supervises a group of accounting managers and other staff accountants
•   Ensures that company financial reports are prepared in compliance with policies and directives, US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:10+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Master's Degree


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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