NextEra Energy Tax Manager in Juno Beach, Florida
Date:Mar 31, 2021
Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company:NextEra Energy is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description We are seeking a Tax Professional to join the tax operations team. This professional will have several key responsibilities including: (1) preparation and review of complex federal and state income tax returns primarily focused on the Competitive and Regulated business; (2) preparation and review of income tax provisions, tax basis balance sheet calculations and account reconciliations under ASC740; (3) proactively researching laws, regulations, administrative rulings and court cases and presenting proposals to lawfully minimize tax liabilities; (4) working closely with Information Management to continue to streamline processes related to tax return calculations. This position will help ensure that NextEra Energy, Inc. remains “Best in Class” with regard to the quality and efficiency of our income tax provision and compliance processes.
Tax Manager – Duties may include:
- Oversee the Federal income tax return compliance process
- Prepare and Review Federal and State Corporate/Partnership income tax returns, including consolidated and stand alone filings
- Prepare and Review federal consolidations, sub-consolidations, elections, disclosures and corresponding tax return work papers/files
- Prepare and review income tax provisions under ASC740 as well as the tax-related financial information and disclosures to be included in the applicable SEC filings (notably Forms 10-K and 10-Q)
- Analyze and quantify the primary drivers of the company’s effective tax rate
- Partner with the Tax Forecasting team to identify and explain variances from forecast to actual
- Partner with the Federal/State planning teams to ensure all M&A transactions are accurately recorded in the provision and reported on the income tax returns
- Conduct technical research and maintain compliance with IRS rules/regulations and rules under ASC740
- Focus on tax planning and special projects (including system maintenance and/or development)
- Research and draft responses to inquiries from government agencies regarding tax filings, compliance, and other claims
- Leverage technology to create effective calculations and financial models to supporting tax returns and provisions, dashboards and analytics
- Identify and lead process improvements through use of technology and innovation
- Mentor, lead, and manage one or more tax analysts
- Extended Hours may be necessary
Preferred Tax Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following:
- A minimum of 8+ years of experience in tax with a minimum of 6 years specific to Federal / State tax return compliance and income tax provisions is preferred
- Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar; an advanced degree is preferred
- Well-developed technical skills with an ability to identify and document both issues and proposed resolutions with minimal guidance
- Proven ability to coordinate the preparation and review of large consolidated and complex unitary tax returns with minimal supervision
- Proficient oral and written business communication skills
- Ability to perform analysis on data and utilize analysis to make tax technical and business decisions
- Strong computer skills with a focus on both analytical and research tools including Corptax, OneSource Tax Provision, SAP, Business Warehouse, Advanced excel, Power Query / Alteryx or similar platforms
- Proven ability to lead teams to improve quality, efficiency, predictability and/or transparency
- Desire to seek new and challenging tasks – self-starter mentality Job Overview
This position is responsible for managing and directing all activities regarding the organization’s tax policy including forecasting and analysis, planning and tax research. Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Works to optimize the tax obligation of the organization • Assures that all appropriate tax returns and payments are filed in a timely manner • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications • Bachelor's Degree • Experience: 8+ years Preferred Qualifications • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) • Master's - Accounting / Finance • LLM - Master of Laws
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: Yes, if applicable
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