Requisition ID: 31041
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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. Overseas and leads implementation of new accounting standards.
Extensive and current knowledge of GAAP
-Knowledge of accounting rules in derivatives and hedging, leases, consolidations, business combinations, stock compensation, benefit plan accounting, income taxes and accounting by regulated entities desirable
Analysis and problem solving 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
Knowledge of energy industry
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
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
• High School Grad / GED
• Bachelor's Degree
• Experience:6+ years
• 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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