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Business Services Leader (O&M Services)

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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location(s): Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  69723 


NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

This position is part of the growing Third-Party O&M Services Team within NextEra Energy’s Power Generation Division.


In this role, you will supervise the day-to-day operations of the Third-Party O&M Services Team and manage the Profit and Loss of our O&M Services business. You will work directly with external customers - renewable energy site owners - to help navigate key, commercial issues and ensure compliance with our O&M Services Agreements. Internally, you will work with multiple-cross functional teams, including Legal, Accounting, Business Management, Development and Power Generation Division to support P&L analysis, contract compliance, reporting to senior leadership and customer requests / commercial matters.


Additionally, this role will support automation, standardization, and the development of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the Third-Party O&M Services business, as well as opportunities to present portfolio insights, findings and recommendations to senior leadership.


Ideal candidate will need to be commercially minded, detailed oriented with strong analytical abilities and can approach projects with creativity and entrepreneurial thinking. The individual will interface with multiple organizations within and outside of division they support. The ability to build consensus and make quick, accurate and fact-based decisions are critical to success. Experience in a matrix environment is a strong plus, as is a high tolerance for uncertainty and flexibility to deal with unanticipated deliverables and tight deadlines


Position Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain close working relationships with customers and stakeholders
  • Conduct analyses regarding issues impacting the operating portfolio and make recommendations to management on opportunities for improvement
  • Provide budget/forecast analysis including comparisons to original budgets or prior forecasts
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations to senior leadership on issues impacting the business
  • Collaborate effectively with multiple internal departments and external stakeholders – Engineering, Operations, PGD Cost & Growth, Third-Party Owners, Business Management, IT to present findings and drive total cost decisions
  • Extract, organize, analyze, and distill data into ready to consume insights that are useful for driving business decisions
  • Utilize Power BI to develop KPIs and dashboards for senior leadership
  • Lead and execute process improvement projects using Six Sigma principles
  • Manage internal controls processes and identify and mitigate control weaknesses
  • Develop broad technical and communication skills through self-study and internal and external training opportunities
  • Various ad hoc financial analysis as required
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or master’s in finance, Engineering, Business Management and/or CFA
  • Significant analytical skillset, including the utilization of BI and reporting tools
  • Able to solve complex problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to build relationships
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Six Sigma Certification; Yellow Belt or higher (preferred)

Job Overview

This job leads technicians and analysts in assuring execution of the Corporate and NextEra Power Generation business processes. Employees in this role are responsible for OandM and capital budget preparation and reporting, cash flow management, and financial analysis and reporting. Individuals in this job plan, schedule, communicate, and coordinate the annual budgeting process, the monthly re-forecasts, and month-end close for the site, and ensure that all transactions are in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Employees in this position also focus on the continuous improvement of spending, risks and opportunities, and costing methods in accordance with corporate policy and business objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Performs all cost accounting activities including variance analysis, standard cost development, activity-based costing, and inventory control
•   Provides financial leadership by supporting Operations leadership in decision-making and strategy development
•   Supports new lines of business and finds ways to reduce overhead cost per job
•   Provides reporting and analysis for all operations activity including productivity, capital and overhead spending, forecasting, budgeting, absorption, sales, and inventory and operations planning
•   Prepares and distributes financial reports and indicators and explains financial results to non-financial audiences
•   Communicates and explains operational performance through P and L
•   Collaborates effectively with colleagues from all departments
•   Leads and executes process improvement projects using Six Sigma principles
•   Manages internal controls processes and identifies and mitigates control weaknesses
•   Extracts, organizes, analyzes, and reports data in a manner that is useful and relevant for making business decisions
•   Develops broad technical and communication skills through self-study and internal and external training opportunities
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:5+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience:2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
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 and 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, 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.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami