NextEra Energy Project Manager, Technical Accounting for Commodities in Juno Beach, Florida
Project Manager, Technical Accounting for Commodities
- Date:Jun 2, 2021
Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 53833
is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description
NextEra is seeking to hire an accountant to perform accounting due diligence and research functions for NextEra Energy commodity and commodity-related business activities with a focus on derivative, lease, revenue recognition, consolidation (VIE) and fair value issues surrounding structured commodity contracts.
This individual will utilize technical accounting skills in conjunction with in-depth knowledge of the energy markets and products while analyzing complex energy transactions.
Lead and own the accounting due diligence process for each assigned deal
Develop and maintain expert knowledge of derivative, lease, revenue recognition and fair value guidance and related GAAP such as consolidation (VIEs), etc.
Develop and maintain knowledge of transacting, products and markets
Implement NextEra’s existing accounting policies and draft new policies as needed
Read and understand structured commodity and commodity-related contracts
Determine the appropriate derivative, lease and revenue accounting treatment for contracts
Prepare and maintain written documentation of these contracts, including positions papers and standard documentation
Respond to transaction review requests and manage process with commercial personnel
Identify and analyze key provisions in contracts to reach a conclusion
Resolve complex accounting issues related to transactions
Articulate positions taken on these issues to team leader and commercial personnel
Maintain strong working relationships with front office personnel, attorneys, internal accounting personnel and internal and external auditors
Manage multiple tasks and projects
Work with internal and external auditors
Perform additional due diligence and research projects
The ideal candidate will possess
Undergraduate Accounting degree or Masters in Accounting
6 years total post-undergraduate work experience
2 years with audit firm
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
Analytical skills for applying technical GAAP to complex transactions
Verbal and written communication skills
Process management skills
Ability to negotiate with internal customers
Ability to work independently and within team environment
Self-motivation and sense of ownership and responsibility
Willingness and aptitude for reading and understanding complex transactions, products and commercial drivers
Willingness and aptitude for working with technical accounting guidance
Employees in this role are responsible for performing accounting due diligence for Power Marketing’s, Gexa’s and NEER’s complex structured commodity and commodity-related contracts.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Reviews contracts to gain an in-depth understanding of the business purpose, commodities and markets
• Analyzes, reviews, interprets and documents structured commodity contacts
• Collaborates directly with attorneys, traders and originators
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
• High School Grad / GED
• Bachelor's Degree
• Experience:5+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization: NextEra Energy Marketing, LLC
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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