Project Controller - NextEra

Juno Beach, Florida
13 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Controller

The successful candidate will have strong drive and a will to succeed and take ownership of assigned projects, adding value through critical thinking and strong inter-personal skills.
  • Learn and understand the business; including market forces, key operational drivers and key accounting issues for assigned projects
  • Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement of assigned projects
  • Understand the accounting impact of all relevant project documents
  • Develop a thorough understanding of all journal entries affecting the assigned projects
  • Meet all assigned deadlines related to the accounting close and forecasting process
  • Work closely with other accounting personnel, business managers and financial reporting team to ensure the proper accounting, consolidation and reporting of all assigned projects
  • Ensure compliance with current GAAP and identify and implement applicable new GAAP
  • Prepare timely and accurate quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Prepare timely and accurate discrete project reporting as required by partnership and financing agreement
  • Prepare timely and accurate management reports and support external reporting (e.g., 10K, 10Q, etc.)
  • Ensure SOx compliance with all processes impacting the assigned projects and provide timely responses to auditor requests
  • Prepare monthly tax provisions
  • Build and maintain a strong working relationship with the tax department to properly account for income taxes.
  • Participate in project-level financings and other Treasury initiatives
  • Accept and perform special projects, such as software implementation initiatives, Six Sigma projects and new GAAP implementation
  • The ideal candidate will possess the following performance attributes and competencies:
  • Driven - committed to career development through personal improvement
  • Problem solver - proactive thinker with practical solutions, analytical, and orientation to be tightly linked to business strategies and financial priorities
  • Professional skills - strong interpersonal skills, builds and nurtures cross functional teams and relationships, respects others, is tactfully assertive, has a bias for action, and follows through to completion
  • Technical skills - experience researching, interpreting and applying accounting rules and policies
  • Process & project management - strong planning and organizational skills
  • Integrity - strong ethic to comply with legal, regulatory, and company rules and policies

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 5 years of Accounting experience required
  • Big 4/ Public Accounting experience strongly preferred

Required Qualifications:
High School Grad / GED:Required;Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Work Exp:Required;Experience:5 years;