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NextEra Energy Credit Analyst - Energy Mktg in Juno Beach, Florida

Credit Analyst - Energy Mktg

Date: Jul 3, 2024

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 80519

is one of the nation’s leading electricity and natural gas marketers. We are responsible for electricity and fuel management for all of NextEra Energy Resources’ generation fleet, which includes the largest renewable energy portfolio in North America. We also provide marketing and trading services to electric and gas utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and other load-serving entities, as well as to owners of electric generation facilities. Are you interested in customizing power and gas solutions to meet each client’s needs? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

A highly skilled, hands-on collateral management analyst to join our commodities trading floor collateral and liquidity team. The successful candidate will support the commercial teams and trade risk management team with the coordination of exposure management, collateral issuance, reporting and forecasting, as well as maintain a deep understanding of credit and liquidity terms as maintained in the contracts. The team is part of Trading Risk Management that supports NextEra Energy Marketing and FPL across commodity groups in the derivative and physical space.

This role is based at NextEra Energy’s headquarters in beautiful Juno Beach, FL. NextEra is uniquely positioned in the US power markets, especially in renewables, and continues to grow. While we expect the successful candidate to make a commitment to this role, the company offers extensive career opportunities at this location.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate exposure daily to ensure collateral requirements are met, which could include performing daily margining, negotiation, database updates and accurate recording of updates

  • Manage outbound collateral, including guarantees, letters of credit, cash, and surety bonds by working with Treasury, banks, insurance providers and legal

  • Assist front office personnel in collateral coverage at ISOs for market participation or bid assurance for auctions, including daily reporting of utilization, collateral issuances and adjustments as needed and annual filings of the FERC 741 forms

  • Help with applicable credit and liquidity risk assessments including impacts on SOX controls and reporting

  • Assist in gathering and analyzing credit and liquidity metrics and reporting to senior management

  • Partner with Credit Underwriting to review contracts (e.g. ISDA, NAESB, EEI or long forms) for credit terms and ensure credit limits are appropriate for the portfolio

  • As needed, work with IT to provide guidance on required enhancements to system functionality, assist in testing system functionality, prioritization of tasks, and ensure projects are delivered on time to adhere to compliance deadlines. This may include doing deep dives into Power BI report building, SQL and Power Automate

  • Significant involvement in month-, quarter-, and year-end closing processes

  • Keep the Director and VP within Trading Risk Management apprised of all efforts supporting above areas

  • Support systems upgrades, implementations, and automation projects

  • Foster a risk aware culture, model high ethical standards, and be a champion for the company’s values of excellence, doing the right thing, and respect

  • Complete ad hoc projects and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Proven success working in a collateral management role within commodities trading (strongly preferred) or the financial industry; role level contingent on years of experience as below

  • Strong knowledge of commodities trading regulations

  • Sound understanding of physical trading and derivatives and the trade lifecycle

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in a business or legal discipline, professional certification an advantage

  • Collegiality and truly good interpersonal skills balanced with a disciplined risk management approach

Job Overview

Employees in this role perform analytical modeling to assess and minimize the company's exposure to credit risk, negotiation of transactional documents, counterparty credit risk assessment and scoring. The successful candidate develops reliable and timely risk management solutions for a complex portfolio of credit, liquidity and contingents risks. Individuals in this role identify, analyze and mitigate current and emerging risks from the applicable portfolio. In this position, employees are responsible for supporting the Manager of Credit Risk, accountable for the credit and liquidity risk management of a dynamic portfolio of counterparts engaged in the North American wholesale energy markets for NextEra Energy Resources.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Delivers robust fundamental credit risk analysis assessments of counterparts in a range of industry verticals including generating shadow ratings using best-in-class credit rating models

• Proposes sensible credit limits for transactions with counterparts

• Manages a portfolio of counterparts including exposure analysis, annual reviews, limit management, portfolio surveillance and derisking solutions

• Partners with the commercial teams to negotiate transaction structures as well as master agreements

• Works with a range of insurance companies / banks to deliver credit risk mitigation options to support business development

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

• Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Energy Trading

Organization: NextEra Energy Marketing, 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 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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