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NextEra Energy Tax Attorney in Juno Beach, Florida

Tax Attorney

Date: May 31, 2023

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

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

We are seeking a Tax Attorney to become a member of our Tax Planning team. Our in-house tax department is a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative environment. The successful candidate will have a background supporting M&A transactions from a tax perspective and will be comfortable modeling the tax treatment of transactions

Professional Experience

  • Strong transactional tax background (focused on acquisitions, dispositions, financings, reorganizations, restructurings, venture capital fund investments, and joint ventures) and (i) working with the rules in Subchapter K, Subchapter C, and the consolidated return regulations; (ii) structuring and documenting complex M&A and venture capital transactions; (iii) preparing tax memoranda and opinions; (iv) reviewing transaction documents and drafting tax provisions contained therein; (v) developing, reviewing and commenting on the tax aspects of financial models; and (vi) supporting various tax M&A projects/workstreams.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to coordinate effectively with various subject matter specialists and proactively support the business.

  • 1+ years of experience preferred working on M&A tax issues at an AmLaw 100 law firm or in the M&A group of a "Big 4" public accounting firm.

  • Energy industry experience preferred, but not required.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Drive value by providing tax support (e.g., due diligence, structuring, and modelling) to deal teams and business units throughout the organization with respect to pending acquisitions, dispositions, financings, reorganizations, restructurings, venture capital fund investments, and joint ventures, with the goal of optimizing tax treatment.

  • Serve as the U.S. federal income tax single point of contact and accountability and be able to identify state income tax and non-income tax issues to be addressed by applicable SME.

  • Support various worldwide tax projects, including analyzing relevant tax law for tax planning transactions, working with foreign and U.S. tax advisors to understand relevant tax rules, partnering with multiple business units to understand both U.S. and foreign tax implications, and preparing and/or reviewing financial models to illustrate the tax consequences of various alternatives.

  • Clearly communicate complex technical tax issues to management and internal stakeholders, including the broader finance business unit.

  • Draft and review tax provisions in deal documents.

  • Prepare technical tax memoranda.

Job Overview

Employees in this job drive value by providing support to the organization with respect to the tax aspects of pending acquisitions, dispositions, financings, reorganizations, restructurings, and joint ventures, with a view to optimize taxes.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze and understand relevant tax laws for tax planning transactions

  • Consult tax advisors to understand relevant tax rules and counsel business units and deal teams to understand tax implications

  • Prepare or review financial models to illustrate the tax consequences of various alternatives

  • Serve as the US federal income tax single point of accountability and identify tax issues to be addressed by applicable subject matter expert

  • Draft and review tax provisions in deal documents

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Juris Doctorate

  • Experience: 1+ years

  • Member in Good Standing of State Bar

Preferred Qualifications

  • LLM - Master of Laws

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, 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.

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