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NextEra Energy: Project Manager, Technical Accounting For Commodities

Company: NextEra Energy
Location: Jupiter
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 53833 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 NextEra is seeking to hire an accountant to perform accounting due diligence and research functions for NextEra Energy commodity and commodity-related business activities with a focus on derivative, lease, revenue recognition, consolidation (VIE) and fair value issues surrounding structured commodity contracts. This individual will utilize technical accounting skills in conjunction with in-depth knowledge of the energy markets and products while analyzing complex energy transactions. Lead and own the accounting due diligence process for each assigned dealDevelop and maintain expert knowledge of derivative, lease, revenue recognition and fair value guidance and related GAAP such as consolidation (VIEs), etc.Develop and maintain knowledge of transacting, products and marketsImplement NextEras existing accounting policies and draft new policies as neededRead and understand structured commodity and commodity-related contractsDetermine the appropriate derivative, lease and revenue accounting treatment for contractsPrepare and maintain written documentation of these contracts, including positions papers and standard documentationRespond to transaction review requests and manage process with commercial personnelIdentify and analyze key provisions in contracts to reach a conclusionResolve complex accounting issues related to transactionsArticulate positions taken on these issues to team leader and commercial personnelMaintain strong working relationships with front office personnel, attorneys, internal accounting personnel and internal and external auditorsManage multiple tasks and projectsWork with internal and external auditorsPerform additional due diligence and research projects The ideal candidate will possess Undergraduate Accounting degree or Masters in AccountingLicensed CPA6 years total post-undergraduate work experience2 years with audit firmAbility to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environmentAnalytical skills for applying technical GAAP to complex transactionsVerbal and written communication skillsProcess management skillsAbility to negotiate with internal customersAbility to work independently and within team environmentSelf-motivation and sense of ownership and responsibilityWillingness and aptitude for reading and understanding complex transactions, products and commercial driversWillingness and aptitude for working with technical accounting guidance Job OverviewEmployees in this role are responsible for performing accounting due diligence for Power Marketings, Gexas and NEERs complex structured commodity and commodity-related contracts.Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesReviews contracts to gain an in-depth understanding of the business purpose, commodities and marketsAnalyzes, reviews, interprets and documents structured commodity contactsCollaborates directly with attorneys, traders and originatorsPerforms other job-related duties as assignedRequired QualificationsCertified Public Accountant (CPA)High School Grad / GEDBachelor's DegreeExperience:5+ yearsPreferred QualificationsNone Employee Group: ExemptEmployee Type: Full TimeJob Category: Finance, Accounting & Business AnalyticsOrganization: NextEra Energy Marketing, LLCRelocation Provided: Yes, if applicable Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment. 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. NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status. NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.#LI-DS1

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