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NextEra Energy Accountant I in Houston, Texas

Accountant I

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.

Position Specific Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare month end journal entries and supporting documentation (revenues, cost of goods sold, receivables, prepaids, fixed assets, deposits, accrued interest, etc.)

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations

  • Prepare month end close results file

  • Compile and analyze financial information for regulatory reporting

  • Analyze costs by responsibility center and communicate monthly with business owners

  • Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Prepaid amortization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in Accounting and subsequent Accounting experience

  • SAP Experience

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel (vlookups, pivots, formulas, etc.)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • SQL report writing, PowerBI and Access database experience helpful but not required

Job Overview

Employees in this role assist in researching, analyzing and reporting on issues that affect the company, recommending possible solutions, and assisting with the follow-up activities to resolve them.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Prepares financial reports in a timely manner that are in compliance with GAAP and accurately reflect the financial status of the company

• Assures accounting integrity of corporate financial data through the implementation of appropriate internal controls

• Independently prepares schedules and journal entries

• Keeps abreast of and applies GAAP, SEC regulations, and relative company policies, practices and procedures

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance / Business

• Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's - Business Administration

• Master's - Accounting / Finance

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics

Organization: Gexa Energy LP

Relocation Provided: No

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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