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NextEra Energy Principal Accountant in Juno Beach, Florida

Principal Accountant

  • Date:Apr 20, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 51541

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

The Forecast & Reporting team within NEER Finance is looking for a strong Principal Accountant to join their team. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and take ownership of various projects, adding value through critical thinking and inter-personal skills. An ideal candidate will be:

Responsible for all forecast reporting, SEC reporting and GAAP financial aspects related to Capital Expenditures (CAPEX).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and analysis of actual and forecasted NEER CAPEX reporting

  • Review and prepare timely and accurate management reports

  • Support external reporting requirements (e.g., 10K, 10Q, etc.)

  • Preparation and analysis of monthly MOPR CAPEX report

  • Prepare CAPEX slides in support of Strategy Pitch, Budget Pitch, Investor Conference and Board Meetings as needed

  • Partner with IT to further automate CAPEX reporting

  • Master various systems to extract data needed for value-added analytics and/or problem resolution

  • SOX Controls – ensure SOX activities that occur within NEER reporting are executed and documented properly and manage other SOX processes as assigned

  • Directs, mentors and coaches team

  • Process minded focused on continuous improvement

    The ideal candidate will possess the following performance attributes and competencies:

  • Driven – committed to career development through personal improvement

  • Problem solver - proactive thinker with practical solutions, very analytical, and orientation to be tightly linked to business strategies and financial priorities

  • Professional skills – strong interpersonal skills, builds and nurtures cross functional teams and relationships, respects others, is tactfully assertive, has a bias for action, and follows through to completion

  • Process & project management – strong planning and organizational skills

  • Integrity – strong ethic to comply with legal, regulatory, and company rules and policies

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop accounting policy through analysis of GAAP and business practices. Ensures accounting treatment is practical, cost-beneficial and accurately portrays the economic substance of business transactions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Analyzes proposed transactions for structure and proper accounting treatment under authoritative accounting literature

• Reviews changes in technical accounting literature, develops positions and present to management

• Maintains awareness of accounting issues being considered by regulatory bodies and advises management of important matters

• Ensures consistent application of accounting policies

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance / Business• Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

• Master's - Business Administration

• Master's - Accounting / Finance

• Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Location: Juno Beach, Florida

Other Work Locations: Florida

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.

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