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
We are seeking a Tax Professional to join the tax operations team. This professional will have several key responsibilities including: (1) preparation and review of complex federal and state partnership income tax returns; (2) preparation and review of income tax provisions, tax basis balance sheet calculations and account reconciliations under ASC740; (3) proactively researching laws, regulations, administrative rulings and court cases and presenting proposals to lawfully minimize tax liabilities; (4) working closely with Information Management to continue to streamline processes related to tax return calculations. This position will help ensure that NextEra Energy, Inc. remains “Best in Class” with regard to the quality and efficiency of our income tax provision and compliance processes.
Duties may include:
Oversee Partnership federal income tax return preparation process
Prepare and Review Federal and State Corporate/Partnership income tax returns
Prepare and review income tax provisions under ASC740 as well as the tax-related financial information and disclosures to be included in the applicable SEC filings (notably Forms 10-K and 10-Q)
Analyze and quantify the primary drivers of the company’s effective tax rate
Partner with the Tax Forecasting team to identify and explain variances from forecast to actual
Partner with the Federal/State planning teams to ensure all M&A transactions are accurately recorded in the provision and reported on the income tax returns
Conduct technical research and maintain compliance with IRS rules/regulations and rules under ASC740
Focus on tax planning and special projects (including system maintenance and/or development)
Research and draft responses to inquiries from government agencies regarding tax filings, compliance, and other claims
Leverage technology to create effective calculations and financial models to supporting tax returns and provisions, dashboards and analytics
Identify and lead process improvements through use of technology and innovation
Mentor, lead, and manage one or more tax analysts
Extended Hours may be necessary
Preferred Tax Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following:
A minimum of 8+ years of experience in tax with a minimum of 6 years specific to Federal / State tax return compliance and income tax provisions is preferred
Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar; an advanced degree is preferred
Well-developed technical skills with an ability to identify and document both issues and proposed resolutions with minimal guidance
Proven ability to coordinate the preparation and review of large consolidated and complex unitary tax returns with minimal supervision
Proficient oral and written business communication skills
Ability to perform analysis on data and utilize analysis to make tax technical and business decisions
Strong computer skills with a focus on both analytical and research tools including Corptax, OneSource Tax Provision, SAP, Business Warehouse, Advanced excel, Power Query / Alteryx or similar platforms
Proven ability to lead teams to improve quality, efficiency, predictability and/or transparency
Desire to seek new and challenging tasks – self-starter mentality
This position is responsible for managing and directing all activities regarding the organization’s tax policy including forecasting and analysis, planning and tax research.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Works to optimize the tax obligation of the organization • Assures that all appropriate tax returns and payments are filed in a timely manner • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
• Bachelor's Degree • Experience: 8+ years
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) • Master's - Accounting / Finance • LLM - Master of Laws
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The salary is robust with a bonus, 401k, top of the line benefits, and a pension plan.
Internal Number: 47251
About Nextera Energy
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns two electric companies in Florida: Florida Power & Light Company, which serves more than five million customer accounts in Florida and is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold; and Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout Northwest Florida.
NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin.
A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities ...industry on Fortune’s 2019 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” and ranked among the top 25 on Fortune’s 2018 list of companies that “Change the World.”
For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites:
www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.GulfPower.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com