PGD Business Analyst I

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Date: May 16, 2024

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  77242 


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 sits within the Power Generation Division which is responsible for all of NextEra Energy's non-nuclear generation operations, exceeding 40,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity. The position sits within our Wind Operations group focusing on Strategy & Analytics for the entire renewables fleet, inclusive of wind, solar, battery storage, and distributed generation assets.
This individual will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support executive leadership with real-time insights and reporting on fleet operational and financial performance by conducting strategic analysis, tracking and identifying key performance metrics, and developing driver-based analytics
  • Develop Business Intelligence tools which provide insight into business performance (specific focus on Power BI)
  • Provide oversight over monthly and annual forecasting as well as variance analysis for executive leadership
  • Collaborates cross-functionally with multiple departments – Engineering, Business Services, Business Management, IT – to effectively identify business challenges, creatively problem solve, and align on solutions that drive business improvement
  • Owns and leads analysis for executive leadership which requires cross-functional collaboration with demonstrated project management experience; demonstrates excellent communication & presentation skills, has strong experience utilizing advanced Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills to lead analysis and exhibits working knowledge of data visualization tools such as Microsoft PowerBI and corporate financial systems (SAP)
  • Develop and enhance financial models which capture operational and financial metrics and drive long-term business improvement across the renewables portfolio 

Job Overview

This job assists in the execution of the Corporate and NextEra Power Generation business processes. With limited guidance, employees in this role are responsible for O & M and capital budget preparation and reporting, cash flow management, and financial analysis and reporting. Individuals 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 costs 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 & 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

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 3+ 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


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

Job Segment: Nuclear, Energy

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