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NextEra Energy Principal Accountant in Juno Beach, Florida

Principal Accountant

Date:Jun 24, 2020

Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 43684

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Position Specific Description The principal accountant’s key responsibilities will include gathering, analyzing and preparing internal and external financial statements and schedules in compliance with GAAP and regulatory (FERC and FPSC) accounting requirements. This includes the performance of independent research and analytical activities as specified by senior management. The ideal candidate will have strong familiarity with GAAP and SEC regulations and an ability to build productive working relationships across the organization in a positive and collaborative manner.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly reports, specifically:
  • FPL Earnings Summary
  • FPL balance sheet and income statement quarterly variance analysis
  • FPL and Gulf Power GAAP to Regulatory comparative analysis
  • Ensure the overall accounting accuracy of FPL and Gulf special projects and act as FPL Controllership liaison for accounting implementations
  • Support for the quarterly investor presentation earnings release and quarterly external reporting filings
  • Project managementsupport for FPL and Gulf regulatory initiatives including rate cases
  • Provide oversight and accounting support for FPL subsidiaries to help ensure accuracy of financial information. Job Overview

Employees in this role develop accounting policy through analysis of GAAP and business practices. Ensures accounting treatment is practical, cost-beneficial and accurately portrays the economic substance of business transactions. Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Analyzes proposed transactions for structure and proper accounting treatment under authoritative accounting literature • Reviews changes in technical accounting literature, develops positions and present to management • Maintains awareness of accounting issues being considered by regulatory bodies and advises management of important matters • Ensures consistent application of accounting policies • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED • Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance • Experience:7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) • Master's - Business Administration • Master's - Accounting / Finance • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

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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