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Director Accounting- M&A Gas Infrastructure

Requisition ID:  9345 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

The employee in this role is responsible for leading mergers, acquisition and divestiture support for the Gas Infrastructure and Gexa business units.  Working with the other functional areas, this position is responsible for providing timely and accurate accounting considerations and conclusions.  This role ensures smooth integration of acquisitions including impacts to forecasts.  This individual provides technical accounting support and policy options (with relevant impact) to management.  In addition to advising management on technical accounting, this role provides other technical accounting support requested by GI and Gexa management.

• M/A Support - Provide guidance to Project Valuation (or external valuation firms) to arrive at the fair value of individual assets acquired and liabilities assumed for GI and Gexa transactions

• M/A Support - Attend and represent M/A Accounting during management meetings for GI and Gexa transactions

• M/A Support - Prepare or review purchase price allocations for GI and Gexa business combinations

• M/A Support - Review accounting assumptions in pro-forma financial models for GI and Gexa

• Technical Accounting - Provide technical accounting guidance for non-routine GI transactions

• Technical Accounting - Facilitate external audit by preparing accounting memos supporting material non-routine transactions and annual analysis (for example, depletion)  

• Technical Accounting - Lead implementation of new accounting guidance for GI and Gexa

• Policy - Annually review and update GI specific accounting policies

• Goodwill - Lead annually impairment analysis for GI reporting unit

• Perform Sarbanes-Oxley 404 controls related to purchase accounting and goodwill impairment


Job Overview

This position is responsible for leading mergers and acquisitions and supporting new business development. Employees in this job lead pre-acquisition due diligence and post-acquisition support. Working with the other functional areas, this position is responsible for providing timely and accurate accounting considerations and conclusions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and performs detailed accounting due diligence of the target acquisition
  • Provides guidance to arrive at the fair value of individual assets acquired and liabilities assumed
  • Works closely with legal counsel to ensure recommendations are reflected in Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Accounting/Finance
  • Experience: 10+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 6+ years
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt (0012)
Location:  Houston, Texas 
Other Work Locations:  Texas 
Relocation Provided:  No



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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