Principal Accountant - Property Accounting

NextEra Energy – Juno Beach, FL

Requisition ID: 32562

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 Energy Inc. and Florida Power and Light are seeking a Principal Accountant at the corporate headquarters in Juno Beach, Florida. In this role you will report to the Construction Accounting Manager, within the Property Accounting. This is a hands on leader for various projects under construction within the companys portfolio. Assures accounting integrity of corporate financial data through the implementation of appropriate internal controls and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley provisions. Additionally, this position interacts with multiple layers of company personnel and management through executive level. You will review team members work as well as provide guidance and support to them.

Responsibilities include:
  • Prepare and maintain job cost reports and records
  • Manage workflow process
  • Coordinate and manage external and internal audits of financial records
  • Properly and accurately account for economic and operational events
  • Provide financial information to various internal and external users
  • Evaluate, enhance and implement internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Manage and analyze work in process general ledger accounts
  • Complete special projects
  • Assist in supervising staff / reviewing work of others
  • Identify and recommend changes to processes to enhance the accuracy of accounting data and/or efficiency of the department.
  • Maintain good understanding of, and apply, GAAP, SEC Regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley, and related company policies, practices and procedures
  • 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: ExemptEmployee Type: Full TimeJob Category: Finance, Accounting & Business AnalyticsOrganization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLCLocation: Juno Beach, FloridaOther Work Locations: FloridaRelocation 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. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 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.


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