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Sr Tax Analyst - Indirect Tax

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Date: Dec 3, 2022

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

The Senior Indirect Tax Analyst will perform financial and transactional analysis, support indirect tax audits, complete moderate to complex compliance filings, raise compliance issues to the Sr. Tax Manager, and participate in projects identified by the Sr. Tax Manager.  Issues identified during financial and transactional reviews will be raised to leadership with a recommended plan to remediate.  Leadership will include the Senior Indirect Tax Analyst in process improvement initiatives and will allow oversight of specific facets of each project.  The Senior Indirect Tax Analyst must be able to manipulate transactional data to determine the accuracy of tax determinations.  Use of proficiency tools, such as advanced Excel, PowerQuery, PowerBI, and Alteryx, is important for those interested in this position.

Employees in this role function as the lead analyst to the Sr. Manager, Indirect Tax.  Candidates should be proficient in many facets of indirect tax and must be willing to tackle monthly compliance activities, audit support, and process improvement initiatives.  Indirect tax responsibilities include Sales and Use Tax specifically and may include Municipal Utility, Gross Receipts, and Motor Fuel taxes.  Additionally, Franchise Fees are also managed as part of the indirect tax function.

  • Prepare monthly sales and use tax returns; may also prepare municipal utility, gross receipts, and/or motor fuel tax computations and compliance activities too
  • Prepare monthly Franchise Fee inputs and Franchise Fee projections/calculations (regulated utility activities)
  • Perform moderate to complex tax technical research of laws and regulations
  • Perform moderate to complex reverse audit reviews
  • Provide significant audit support and audit defense
  • Analyze new products for appropriate tax determinations
  • Support the issuance and collection of exemption certificates
  • Perform account reconciliations in Blackline
  • Create monthly journal entries for indirect tax activities
  • Resolve issues (workcycles) with isolated transactions that can’t be processed “as is”

Job Overview

This job is responsible for the more complex projects associated with the maintenance of tax records and the preparation of all or specifically assigned tax returns, complex separate company corporate income tax and partnership tax returns and consolidated tax returns and related reports. Employees in this role may provide functional advice or training to less-experienced tax accountants.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Assists in developing tax structures and strategies that defer, minimize, or eliminate foreign and U.S. taxes on existing and prospective company investments
•   Monitors all tax compliance activities and exposures, including tax return preparation and reporting, and the status of local audits and dispute resolution proceedings
•   Conducts financial and economic analyses
•   Develops and prepares the organization's financial plans and budgets, and interpreting financial reports and tax returns
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Degree
•  Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
•  Master's - Accounting / Finance


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