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NextEra Energy Senior Accounting Technician - Accounts Payable in Houston, Texas

Senior Accounting Technician - Accounts Payable

Date: Nov 5, 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

The Sr Accounting Technician – Accounts Payable position reports to the AccountingManager andisresponsible for supporting all Accounts Payable activities with a focus on Invoice & Payment processing, back office procedures & reconciliations with a strong understanding of system controls. The ideal candidate should have strong systems & accounting background as well as the ability to communicate with both vendors and personnel effectively. Able to handle daily incoming work requests with a focus on urgent and critical items and have the ability to identify, document and roll out process improvement initiatives.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Able to work with little/no supervisor and multitask on multiple projects

  • 5-10 years’ experience in Accounts Payable preferred

  • Vendor Master Experience, preferable in SAP

  • High volume of invoices and exception processing

  • Ability to work with internal and external customers to resolve issues

General Areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Invoice & Payment Processing Support

  • Support process improvements

  • Maintaining Process documentation

  • Special Projects and testing of system enhancements and upgrades

  • Responsible for month end accrual entries

  • Responsible for Ad-hoc Reporting

Job Overview

Employees in this job apply advanced skills to perform a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical and accounting functions in accordance with standard procedures in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, project accounting, tax accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable or related financial area. Individuals in this role may reconcile bank accounts, post information and balances in general or subsidiary ledgers, process payments and compile segments of monthly closings, annual reports, etc. either manually or via SAP. Employees in this role may orient, train, assign and check the work of lower level employees.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under limited supervision:

• Contacts other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems

• Processes accounts payable and accounts receivable and sets up and maintains vendors for multiple companies

• Audits invoices entered at remote locations for completeness and accuracy, corrects errors in accordance with procedure

• Manages electronic workflow, monitors and resolves open invoice items, prepares and processes domestic and foreign wire transfers

• Creates and maintains vendor data to include IRS 1099 reporting requirements

• Interacts with all levels of employees as needed to perform responsibilities

• Works on special projects as requested

• Applies advance bookkeeping practices for project accounting

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Effective Written Communications

• Effective Verbal Communications

• High School Grad / GED

• Associate's Degree

• Lotus Notes

Employee Group: Non 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.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies . Please see ourfor more information.

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