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Technical Accounting Project Manager

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 

 

Position Specific Description

This role is located at our headquarters in Juno Beach, FL and will report directly to the Manager of Accounting Policy and Research. The individual in this role 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.

 

Must Have:

  1. Extensive and current knowledge of GAAP      
  2. CPA license or ability to reinstate if lapsed                                              
  3. Analysis and problem solving skills                                                             
  4. Commercial skills
  5. Communication skills (written and oral)                                           
  6. Leadership and project management skills    
  7. Work independently with little to no supervision                              
  8. Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point proficiency   

Job Overview

This job serves all NextEra Energy, Inc. entities to ensure that the companies are appropriately and consistently interpreting and applying relevant accounting literature to current and proposed transactions which directly impact the Companies’ financial statements and disclosures.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Works with management to consider the accounting implications of alternative deal structures
•   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
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience: 5+ years
•  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Preferred Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance
•  Master's - Business Administration

 

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