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NextEra Energy Senior Accounting Technician - NextEra in Houston, Texas

Senior Accounting Technician - NextEra

Date: Jun 19, 2024

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 80864

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

We are seeking an experienced Accounting Technician with intermediate MS Excel skills, who has a passion for the Retail Energy Market to join our finance team. The Accounting Technician will be responsible for accurately and efficiently posting incoming payments, reconciling accounts, and resolving discrepancies. This role requires strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication with co-workers, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Summarize incoming payments daily from various sources including checks, electronic transfers, and credit card payments.

  2. Investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payment postings.

  3. Collaborate with other departments, including Accounts Receivable and Accounting, to ensure postings are accurate.

  4. Prepare and post journal entries to ensure receipts are accurately reflected in the financial system.

  5. Assist with the preparation of general ledger account reconciliations.

  6. Provide support to similar job functions as needed.

  7. Contribute to process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

Job Overview

Employees in this job apply advanced skills to perform a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical and accounting functions in accordance with standard procedures in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, project accounting, tax accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable or related financial area. Individuals in this role may reconcile bank accounts, post information and balances in general or subsidiary ledgers, process payments and compile segments of monthly closings, annual reports, etc. either manually or via SAP. Employees in this role may orient, train, assign and check the work of lower level employees.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under limited supervision:

• Contacts other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems

• Processes accounts payable and accounts receivable and sets up and maintains vendors for multiple companies

• Audits invoices entered at remote locations for completeness and accuracy, corrects errors in accordance with procedure

• Manages electronic workflow, monitors and resolves open invoice items, prepares and processes domestic and foreign wire transfers

• Creates and maintains vendor data to include IRS 1099 reporting requirements

• Interacts with all levels of employees as needed to perform responsibilities

• Works on special projects as requested

• Applies advance bookkeeping practices for project accounting

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Experience:4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Associate's Degree

Employee Group: Non Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics

Organization: Gexa Energy, LP

Relocation Provided: No

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.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies . Please see ourfor more information.

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