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Tax Project Manager - State Planning & Policy

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Date: Sep 8, 2017

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy Inc. and Florida Power and Light are seeking a senior level tax professional to join our dynamic, creative organization in Juno Beach, FL, in the area of state income tax research and planning.  Continued growth of our company coupled with a rapidly changing state tax landscape provide a great opportunity for a qualified candidate to join our team and play a key role in ensuring that NextEra remains on the cutting edge of state taxation.

You will be the primary contact for state income tax support for NextEra Energy’s Tax M&A team, reporting to the Sr. Tax Director, State Planning. You will be responsible for development and implementation of tax efficient M&A structuring initiatives. You will identify and implement value added state income tax planning opportunities in support of the day to day operations of the organization. You will also have the opportunity to participate in nationwide legislative monitoring efforts, including the identification, tracking and analysis of key state and local tax legislation. Finally, you will identify and obtain state credits and incentives and conduct other tasks such as documentation for FIN48 purposes, document and contract reviews for tax considerations and support various state and local tax audits.


An active CPA license or LLM degree is highly preferred.


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Job Overview

Employees in this position are responsible for one or more of the following: tax research, planning, compliance, forecasting, analysis, and defense of tax positions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages tax related projects, including system maintenance and/or development
  • Prepares and/or reviews tax returns and corresponding tax work papers and files
  • Researches law, regulations, administrative rulings and court cases and presents proposals to lawfully minimize tax liability
  • Researches and drafts responses to inquiries from government agencies regarding tax filings, compliance, and other claims
  • Provides and/or verifies tax assumptions and tax results in project models
  • Leads project teams to improve quality, efficiency, predictability and/or transparency
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

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


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company (0001)
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.


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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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