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NextEra Energy Technical Accounting Project Manager in United States

Technical Accounting Project Manager

Date:Nov 19, 2020

Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 45530

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Position Specific Description This role is located at our headquarters in Juno Beach, FL and will report directly to the Manager of Accounting Policy and Research. He or She will serve all NextEra Energy, Inc. entities (including Florida Power & Light company and NextEra Energy Resources) as a technical accounting advisor to ensure that the companies are appropriately and consistently interpreting and applying relevant accounting literature to current and proposed transactions. Works with management to consider the accounting implications of alternative deal structures and supports business units with technical accounting on significant, unusual transactions. Review and approve or address issues and policy changes. Keeps senior management informed about potential changes in accounting rules being proposed by accounting standard setters, including the potential impact to the Companies’ financial statements. Oversees and leads implementation of new accounting standards.

Must Have:

  • Extensive and current knowledge of GAAP
  • Knowledge of accounting rules in derivatives, consolidations, business combinations, financial instruments and debt and equity financings
  • Analysis and problem solving skills
  • Commercial skills
  • Communication skills (written and oral)
  • Leadership and project management skills
  • Work independently with little to no supervision
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point proficiency

Like to Have:

  • 6+ years public accounting experience or combination of public accounting and industry experience in areas of accounting research and/or financial reporting
  • Leadership experience
  • Knowledge of energy industry Job Overview

This job serves all NextEra Energy, Inc. entities to ensure that the companies are appropriately and consistently interpreting and applying relevant accounting literature to current and proposed transactions which directly impact the Companies’ financial statements and disclosures. Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Works with management to consider the accounting implications of alternative deal structures • Keeps senior management informed about potential changes in accounting rules being proposed by accounting standard setters, including the potential impact to the Companies’ financial statements • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) • High School Grad / GED • Bachelor's Degree • Experience:6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance • Master's - Business Administration

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

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