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Sr Manager Property Tax

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Date: Jan 11, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56018 


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Position Specific Description

Nextera Energy is looking for a Senior Manager to report directly to the Senior Director, Property and Indirect Tax and will lead the property tax team with minimal supervision.  The ideal candidate will have experience leading a team of property tax professionals engaged in multi-state property valuation, compliance, negotiation, forecasting, bill payment, and streamlining of processes.  Experience should include complex property valuation; electric utility and stand-alone generation is ideal.  Prior leadership experience is required. In addition to the full complement of Property Tax services, the Senior Manager will be responsible for process management initiatives (Accelerate, Six Sigma), technical training of the team, legislative initiatives and support, and tax planning participation/oversight.  The Senior Manager should possess strong technical appraisal skills – command of the Income, Cost, and Market Approaches to value.  This role will manage property tax liability in excess of $700 MM for assets owned in FL and in excess of $125 MM for assets owned in 35+ states excluding FL.  This includes assigning, overseeing, and reviewing the annual compliance filing function.  Once compliance filings have been completed, the Senior Manager will oversee and direct value assessment negotiations with state and local assessors.  The Senior Manager will interface regularly with senior leadership and will be the property tax liaison between Corporate Tax and FPL Finance and Nextera Energy Resources Finance leaders.  This individual will be accountable for multi-year forecasting of property tax expenses for FPL, NEER, and all other NEE affiliates and achieving these annual targets. Additionally, a professional designation(s) is also strongly encouraged, such as a CMI, ASA, or other appraisal designation.

Property Tax services include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Information requests/data gathering (internal/external)
  • Tangible personal property tax return preparation and review
  • Assignment of specific and general research
  • Annual project appraisals – project valuation
  • Property tax forecasting – complex and aggressive
  • Complex assessment negotiations – Supervise and participate
  • Bill review, approval, and payment
  • Process management / Six Sigma review / annual Accelerate process
  • Identification of operating plan items and IT related automation initiatives
  • Frequent communication of progress and results to FPL and NEER Finance
  • Appeal and Litigation analysis and support
  • Legislative and regulatory support
  • Property tax audit defense
  • Tax planning initiatives
  • Merger/Acquisition/Development due diligence


Senior Manager Level Skill Set

  • Superior management capability
    • Organized
    • Thoughtful assignment of projects based on skills, growth needs, and technical and geographical diversification
    • Capable of growing and developing talent
    • Ability to motivate personnel
  • Technical mastery of appraisal techniques and methods
  • Strong interpersonal skills – communication upward, downward, peer-to-peer, and externally
  • Strong presentation skills – written and oral
  • Immediately responsive to Senior Leadership requests
  • Deliver financial results and support corporate goals and initiatives
  • Ability to work efficiently and demonstrate an appropriate use of resources
  • Decisive and accurate without having all facts and details
  • Provide constructive feedback to each employee
  • Agree to abide by and adopt the “high road” business culture – moral and ethical integrity
  • Complete focus on customer service (internal/external) and a keen awareness of deadlines and commitments
  • Relationship oriented with internal and external customers
  • Must be highly motivated and self-starting with a strong bias for action

Job Overview

Leaders in this role are responsible for financing of company projects through capital markets, banking, and private placement markets. Oversees a team that identifies and conducts complex analyses of financial impacts of issues and/or decisions facing the company and proposes strategies to maximize financial performance of company.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Develops and executes departments strategy
•   Makes key decisions that effect processes and policies
•   Oversees and controls budget and forecasting decisions
•   Directs the execution of financial programs
•   Oversees and directs contract program objectives and utilization of funds
•   Develops, coaches and mentors team members
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience: 10+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance
•  Master's Degree


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.


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