NextEra Energy Compliance Manager - EQR in Juno Beach, Florida
Compliance Manager - EQR
- Date:May 4, 2021
Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company: NextEra Energy
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Position Specific Description
Smile, you found us! Come support the NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Compliance and Responsibility Organization’s (CRO) Compliance Director in managing NEE’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Electronic Quarterly Reporting ( EQR). CRO’s objective is to file compliant EQRs by working directly with NEE Federal Regulatory Affairs (FRA) attorneys and various NEE operational business units to sustain compliance with FERC’s EQR rules and regulations.
A successful candidate in this position will have opportunities for exposure with management across various business units throughout the company. This is a fast paced and innovative company where logical thinking, strong, effective communication, organizational skills, and a passion for continuous improvement are keys to success. We are looking for a seasoned professional with public utility and merchant energy industry experience coupled with FERC EQR regulatory compliance and system development experience. We are looking for a seasoned professional with public utility and merchant energy industry experience and a CPA or accounting experience. FERC regulatory compliance experience is preferred.
Compliance Activities and Primary Job Functions:
FERC EQR Compliance Program:
Maintain the FERC EQR Compliance Plan; Systems Documentation Guides , Definition Guides, and various procedural documents
Business Unit Communications:
Interface with over ten business units that provide information for the CRO EQR processes, including understanding various power and power related sales contracts, ISO market structures, utility markets and accounting settlement processes and systems
Assist business units in their development of processes and monitoring controls as needed for new business initiatives related to EQRs
Oversee the preparation of contract and transaction information for over 200 legal entities, including following extensive checklists and FERC guidance
Interpret FERC guidance to new businesses or activities, in conjunction with FRA as applicable
Attend FERC and Industry Forums/Conferences
Participate in FERC EQR Conferences
Engage with EEI in EQR related matters
The leader in this role administers programs, policies and controls for the company's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Electric Quarterly Reporting (EQR) requirements to ensure company compliance.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Maintains and updates the company EQR policies and procedures
Distributes EQR definitions
Performs risk assessments to determine higher risk EQR focus areas
Provides interpretive ad hoc EQR guidance to business units
Develops and presents FERC EQR enterprise-wide training
Oversees the development and quality improvement of the control environment and processes
Assists business units in the development and maintenance of processes and monitoring controls for new business initiatives
Reviews written quarterly reports
Oversees and coordinates FERC EQR enforcement requests and audits
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Experience: 8+ years
Leadership Experience: 2+ years
- Master's Degree
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Compliance
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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