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Sr Technical Accountant

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Date: Sep 26, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

This role is located at our headquarters in Juno Beach, FL and will report directly to the Sr Manager of Accounting Policy and Research. He or She will serve 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 with technical accounting on significant, unusual transactions. Review and approve or address issues and policy changes.  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.  Oversees and leads implementation of new accounting standards.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive and current knowledge of GAAP 
  • Knowledge of accounting rules in derivatives, consolidations, business combinations, financial instruments and debt and equity financings                                                     
  • Analysis and problem solving skills                                                             
  • Commercial skills
  • Communication skills (written and oral)                                           
  • Leadership and project management skills    
  • Work independently with little to no supervision                              
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point proficiency   
  • 5+ years public accounting experience or combination of public accounting and industry experience in areas of accounting research and/or financial reporting                                                                   
  • Knowledge of energy industry

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: 5+ 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 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, 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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