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NextEra Energy Accountant I, Technical Accounting Consultant in Juno Beach, Florida

Accountant I, Technical Accounting Consultant

Date: May 4, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 70944

is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

A position within NextEra Energy’s Technical Accounting group will provide you with the opportunity to build a career at the world’s largest producer of wind and solar energy as we navigate creating a diversified clean energy company. We are seeking professionals who want to utilize their existing audit, consulting, or accounting experience on exciting clean energy projects that add value to the organization.

When our internal stakeholders are evaluating a complex transaction, they look to us to provide clear and accurate accounting and financial advice. This is a unique opportunity that will allow you to develop an in-depth understanding of complex accounting topics and build a business acumen within the renewable energy industry in a fast-paced environment.

You will help management within the Technical Accounting group research complex financial and technical accounting issues relating to joint ventures, business combinations, consolidations, investments, leases, revenue recognition, consulting with business partners on complex technical accounting issues, and much more.This is a highly visible role allowing you to work directly with a broad group of stakeholders, including senior executives, across the organization.

The nature of this role means no two projects will be the same. As part of our technical accounting team, you will evaluate the accounting implications of deal structures and develop solutions to complex issues to help our business partners meet their objectives. You will need to think on your feet and challenge existing practices, collaborate with colleagues, and balance risk with business partner expectations. Additionally, cross functional development opportunities will be provided to other parts of the organization such as treasury, venture investments, and finance.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A demonstrated interest in the renewable energy industry, deal structuring, complex accounting, and other transaction-based activities

  • 2+ years public accounting experience or combination of public accounting and industry experience in areas of accounting research and/or financial reporting

  • Desire to develop an extensive knowledge of US GAAP

  • Previous exposure to technical accounting is a plus, but we are primarily interested in high performers with the ability to solve complex problems

  • Ability to research and resolve emerging issues in fast paced environment

  • Communication skills (written and oral)

  • Leadership, project management skills, and commitment to building a high performing team

  • Work independently with little to no supervision

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point proficiency

  • Experience working at the Financial Accounting Standards Board

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments, and perspectives

  • Understands and consults on impacts to credit and other financial metrics

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred

This role is located at our headquarters in Juno Beach, FL and will report directly to the Director of Accounting Policy and Research.

Job Overview

Employees in this role assist in researching, analyzing and reporting on issues that affect the company, recommending possible solutions, and assisting with the follow-up activities to resolve them.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Prepares financial reports in a timely manner that are in compliance with GAAP and accurately reflect the financial status of the company

• Assures accounting integrity of corporate financial data through the implementation of appropriate internal controls

• Independently prepares schedules and journal entries

• Keeps abreast of and applies GAAP, SEC regulations, and relative company policies, practices and procedures

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance / Business

• Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's - Business Administration

• Master's - Accounting / Finance

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

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 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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