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NextEra Energy Principal Compliance Analyst in Houston, Texas

Principal Compliance Analyst

Date: Mar 19, 2024

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

At Gexa, we are taking our Regulatory Compliance Analyst role to the next level. These talented employees are the drivers of excellence. Successful individual will assist and coordinate Gexa’s compliance activities, both internally and externally to ensure complete compliance by working directly with Business Units. Our retail energy team is based in Texas and expands to 14 different states.

Duty or Activities:

• Supporting the business unit leaders in the internal-assessments/self-corrections as specified in the Compliance Plan with particular attention to technical subject matter and compliance processes

• State utility commission Orders, cases, and Regional entity proceedings

• Maintaining and overseeing the Corporate Tracking Compliance Information Management System (SharePoint or other system)

• Assisting in the development and delivery of training modules

• Responding to ad hoc questions from business units regarding filing requirements and gathering data from numerous internal teams to complete required filings for all retail businesses.

• Maintaining all electronic files, reports, filed documents, etc. related to compliance activities.

• Monitoring compliance activities at state public utility commissions, RTOs/ISOs and inform Manager(s) and Director(s) well as Business Unit Leads/Subject Matter Experts of new developments, including new or revised rules and requirements.

Job Overview

Employees in this role serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) responsible for ongoing day-to-day duties related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), International Business Parties (IBPs), the compliance hotline, and other compliance and ethics activities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Refines processes and ensures that the content of policies and procedures are up-to-date

  • Ensures that the content of any forms that are part of policy or procedure are up-to-date

  • Works with business units that plan on engaging an International Business Party to ensure that the processes are followed and due diligence is conducted

  • Reviews and analyzes hotline reporting data to identify opportunities for training, communication of policies and procedures

  • Conducts benchmarking research on best practices, other companies’ Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

  • Works with the appropriate departments to gain agreement, make changes, and revise the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics or Senior Officer Code as necessary

  • Updates the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Survey as necessary

  • Performs complex analysis, develops alternative recommendations and formulates implementation strategies

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Compliance

Organization: Gexa Energy, LP

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 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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