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Tax Analyst

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  54427 

 

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

 

Position Specific Description

The Tax Fixed Asset team at NextEra Energy is responsible for supplying fixed asset information to support the compliance, planning and forecast functions of the tax organization. The team focuses on ensuring accurate, complete and timely information is provided and readily available to support the company’s compliance and strategic goals. The effective use of technology, products, data management, and analytics is key to the success of the fixed asset team. On a day to day basis we are involved in meeting business needs by providing detailed fixed asset information from both a historic and forecast view.

We are looking for a dynamic professional with strong leadership skills and the ability to take ownership of assigned projects, adding value through critical thinking and inter-personal skills. The individual must have the ability to understand business requirements and translate those into delivering solutions that meet the business needs. In addition, the individual will have the vision and passion for viewing the strategic impact fixed assets has on the organization and driving change to enable that vision.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and monitor Fixed Asset related accounts including costs, depreciation, transfers, gain/loss on disposal, and asset retirement obligations
  • Provide reports and analysis as needed for compliance, tax accounting, forecast and tax planning needs
  • Work cross functionally with all areas of the tax organization to support the account reconciliation process by providing fixed asset roll-forward and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Serve as liaison with Partnership team for actuals and forecast to ensure tax compliance, planning and forecast requirements are delivered effectively
  • Knowledge of partnership transactions and impact on fixed assets
  • Identify and implement improvements to existing processes through use of technology and innovation
  • Ability to quickly establish priorities and meet all assigned deadlines related to the fixed asset processes
  • Work cross functionally with other departments regarding income statement, balance sheet and income tax expense accounts and reconciling variances
  • Effective communication within tax organization to ensure efficient process for meeting business requirements
  • Preparation of the monthly fixed asset forecast for NextEra Energy Resources
  • Assist with preparing the monthly tax forecasts for NextEra Energy and subsidiaries
  • Analyze capital forecast variances and summarize key drivers
  • Preparation of fixed asset schedules for the long-term forecast

Must Have Skills

  • Ability to understand business requirements and transform them into solutions that deliver timely and accurate results
  • Experience in business processes mapping, gap analysis and re-defining future state processes.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and data analysis skills.
  • Skilled in using Microsoft office tools: MS Excel, Power Query, Power Point, Word.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Desired Skills

  • Prior experience with financial accounting and tax processes and systems such as SAP ECC, SAP BW, PowerPlan, BNA, CorpTax, ONESOURCE Tax Provision, etc.
  • Knowledge of Energy & Utilities domain and processes.
  • Exposure to automation and process automation tools such as RPA, Alteryx, Power Automate etc.

Job Overview

This job is responsible for moderate to complex projects associated with the maintenance of tax records and the preparation of all or specifically assigned tax returns, separate company corporate income tax and partnership tax returns, consolidated tax returns and related reports.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


•   Prepares and reviews federal/state/local income tax returns, schedules, extensions and payment estimates in line with the company’s tax filing calendar
•   Conducts financial and economic analyses, developing and preparing the organization’s financial plans and budgets and interpreting financial reports and tax returns
•   Researches inquiries from government agencies regarding filings, compliance, and other claims
•   Prepares tax calculations to support tax controversy analyses
•   Conducts tax assumptions in project models
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience:3+ years

Preferred Qualifications


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

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

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 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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