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Accounting Manager

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Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location(s): West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  70074 


FPL Energy Services (FPLES) operates 14 unique businesses and is continuously creating new businesses to serve residential, commercial and governmental customers to deliver savings and protection. Our smart, reliable and affordable solutions span a broad array of offerings, including, but not limited to, LED lighting, home protection plans, natural gas supply and backup power generation. FPLES is passionate about delivering exceptional employee and customer experiences through a highly engaged culture. Headquartered in South Florida, FPLES is an unregulated subsidiary of NextEra Energy, the world’s largest wind and solar energy producer in the world. Do you want to create innovative business solutions? Join our world-class team today!


Position Specific Description

The Accounting Manager’s key responsibilities will include oversight of day to day accounting operations, analyzing and reviewing internal financial reporting in compliance with GAAP accounting requirements, project management oversight, and support of FPL Energy Services (FPLES) initiatives.  This includes the performance of independent research and analytical activities as specified by senior management.  The ideal candidate will have strong familiarity with GAAP and SEC regulations and an ability to build productive working relationships across the organization in a positive and collaborative manner.


Specific Responsibilities:

•    Oversight of FPL Energy Services accounting team
•    Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of monthly and quarterly financial results
•    Oversight and development of FPLES accounting processes and internal controls
•    Ensure the overall accounting accuracy of FPLES business lines and special projects across multiple reporting entities
•    Support commercial and residential business lines by providing accurate and timely accounting conclusions in support of current and new product initiatives
•    Act as FPLES liaison for accounting implementations

Miscellaneous Responsibilities:

1.    Conduct reporting and/or accounting research projects as assigned 
2.    Maintains good understanding of, and applies, GAAP, SEC Regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley, and related company policies, practices and procedures.
3.    Presentation of accounting areas/issues to concisely and clearly articulate to senior management
4.    Identifying and recommending changes to processes to enhance the accuracy of accounting data and/or efficiency of the department.
5.    Project management skills inclusive of setting timelines/project plan, establishing assignments/priorities, and delivering according to project plan.
6.    Responsible for SOX compliance, including design and effectiveness of the assigned SOX processes.

Job Overview

Employees in this job manage and coordinate a unique accounting function and lead complex accounting projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Prepares financial reports that are in compliance with GAAP and FERC, in a timely manner, to accurately reflect the financial position of the Company
•   Provides accounting oversight to businesses and departments within the Company and ensures proper controls are in place for accurate financial reporting
•   Ensures financial data integrity through the implementation and maintenance of a strong control environment
•   Keeps abreast of, and applies GAAP, SEC regulations, and relevant company policies, practices, and procedures
•   Manages professional staff, and effectively communicates and executes performance management
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience: 8+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
•  Master's - Business Administration


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  FPL Energy Services, Inc 
Relocation Provided:  No


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, 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.


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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami