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NextEra Energy Tax Project Manager in Juno Beach, Florida

Tax Project Manager

Date:Sep 11, 2020

Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 45126

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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 andcourt casesand 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 Project Manager– Duties may include working with a Tax Manager/Tax Director to:

  • 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 thetax-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 (includingsystem maintenance and/or development)
  • Researchand draft responses to inquiries from governmentagencies regarding tax filings,compliance, andother claims
  • Leverage technology to create effective financial models, calculations supporting tax returns and provisions, dashboards and analytics
  • Identify and lead process improvements through use of technology and innovation
  • Mentor, lead, andmanageone or more taxanalysts

• Extended Hours may be necessary

Preferred Tax Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • A minimum of 7+ 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
  • CPA
  • 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 abilityto lead teams to improve quality, efficiency, predictability and/or transparency
  • Desire to seek new and challenging tasks – self-starter mentality Job Overview

Employees in this position are responsible for one or more of the following: tax research, planning, forecasting, analysis, and defense of tax positions. Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages tax related projects, including system maintenance and/or development
  • Prepares and/or reviews tax returns and corresponding tax work papers and files
  • Researches law, regulations, administrative rulings and court cases and presents proposals to lawfully minimize tax liability
  • Researches and drafts responses to inquiries from government agencies regarding tax filings, and other claims
  • Provides and/or verifies tax assumptions and tax results in project models
  • Leads project teams to improve quality, efficiency, predictability and/or transparency
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's - Accounting / Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics Organization: Florida Power & Light Company Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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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