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NextEra Energy Principal Credit Analyst - Risk in Juno Beach, Florida

Principal Credit Analyst - Risk

Date: Nov 24, 2021

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 53861

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

Position Specific Description

Employees in this role are responsible for overseeing NextEra Energy Resources’ rapidly growing green utility-scale and distributed generation renewable portfolios. The successful candidate develops reliable and timely risk solutions for a complex portfolio of credit, liquidity and contingent risks. Individuals in this role identify, analyze and mitigate current and emerging risks from the applicable portfolio.

In this position, employees support the Senior Manager of Credit Risk and are 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. Employees in the position act as a key subject matter expert in the NextEra Energy Credit Risk Management team.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Manages a large portfolio of counterparts by performing exposure analysis, portfolio surveillance, industry research, covenant compliance and de-risking solutions

• Develop and articulate a dynamic, forward-looking risk assessment of counterparts, transactions, competitive threats, and industry and other factors

• Delivers clear, concise credit presentations to senior committee members

• Works with IT to ensure delivery of accurate credit data and reporting solutions

• Negotiates credit and liquidity contractual provisions in underlying agreements (primarily power purchase agreements)

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree

• MBA / CFA preferred

• Excellent credit, finance, negotiation, documentation, and financial modeling skills

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Experience: 6+ years

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 and are 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. Employees in this position act as a key subject matter expert in the NextEra credit risk management team.

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 large 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

  • Acts at times as a multiplier by supporting and coaching more junior members of the team

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s - Business Administration

  • 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

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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