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Tax Analyst - Forecast & Technology

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

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

NextEra Energy is seeking a Tax Analyst to join the Tax team located in Juno Beach, Florida.  NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest producer of energy from renewable wind and solar resources while Florida Power and Light is a regulated utility that serves approximately 5 million customers in Florida.

We are seeking a Tax Professional to join the Tax Forecasting and Technology Team. The individual should be highly motivated, have a strong aptitude for utilizing new technology tools and have a continuous improvement mindset. Forecasting serves as a precursor to financial reporting and is a catalyst for executive management decision making. The individual will develop an understanding of the tax forecasting process and will participate in analyzing variances between forecasted and actual amount. In this role, you will also work with members of the tax technology team to implement solutions that drive process improvement across the organization.

 

Tax Forecasting (Finance)

NEE forecasting role consolidates the operations of all business segments.  In this role, you will responsible forecast tax and legislative impacts are properly forecasted. This individual will coordinate with various business groups including Tax Planning, Tax Accounting and Reporting, and Finance.

 

  • Work with Tax Planning/NEER Finance on forecasted transactions
  • Advanced excel modeling of legislative proposals and preparation of NEEs long term forecast
  • Prepare forecasted taxable income in BPC – learn the drivers of taxable income
  • Prepare forecasted cash tax payments and utilization of tax credits
  • Prepare forecast to actual variances of income tax expense and payments
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations for senior management
  • Maintain tax forecasting Power BI dashboards
  • Support Research and Development project
  • Lead tax automation projects with department wide exposure
  • Learn Alteryx and develop workflows to reduce process cycle time

 

Tax Technology (IT)

  • Support cross functional tax automation and analytics projects
  • Work with IT solution architects, business analysts and developers on SAP BW development projects
  • Manage multiple tax technology implementation projects using Agile methodology
  • Maintain and track projects status and reporting using JIRA agile project management software
  • Act as product owner for complex and cross functional implementation projects
  • Learn Alteryx Designer and develop process automation workflows to reduce process cycle time
  • Support SAP S4 HANA implementation for tax

 

Measures of Success/Key Metrics:

 Problem Solving: Demonstration of active problem solving with a bias towards strategic thinking

  • Multi-tasking: Ability to handle and prioritize multiple demands
  • Expected to partner and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands or different situations
  • Expected to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Ability to communicate clearly (both written and oral) and work in a team environment with the ability to interact with various business units and levels of personnel
  • An aptitude for organization and be able to provide real-time status updates when requested

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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami