Job Details

Principal Tax Attorney

Company name

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 24,2019

Valid Through

Sep 06,2019

Posted on

Mar 22,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Juno Beach, FL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Principal Tax Attorney
The candidate will drive value by providing support (e.g., due diligence, structuring, and modelling) to deal teams and business units throughout the organization with respect to the tax aspects of pending acquisitions, dispositions, financings, reorganizations, restructurings, and joint ventures, with a view to optimize taxes. Serve as the U.S. federal income tax single point of accountability and be able to identify state income tax and non-income tax issues to be addressed by applicable SME. Support various worldwide tax projects, including analyzing relevant tax law for tax planning transactions, working with foreign and U.S. tax advisors to understand relevant tax rules, partnering with multiple business units to understand both U.S. and foreign tax implications, and preparing and/or reviewing financial models to illustrate the tax consequences of various alternatives. Effectively communicate complex technical tax issues to management and internal stakeholders, including the broader finance business unit. Draft and review tax provisions in deal documents. Prepare technical tax memoranda. Communicates complex technical tax issues to management and internal stakeholders. Drafts tax provisions in deal documents and prepares technical tax memoranda. Serves as the single point of accountability for federal tax issues and identifies non-federal tax issues to be addressed by applicable subject matter expert. Works with Governmental Affairs, Investor Relations, and Communications to promote the Company's legislative priorities and assist with communications. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Must be Member in Good Standing of a State Bar (U.S.). Juris Doctorate required. Must have Bachelor's Degree. Should have 5+ years of experience. LLM - Master of Laws preferred. Must have a background in partnership and/or M&A transactions and will be comfortable modeling the cash and U.S. GAAP tax treatment of transactions. Should have strong transactional tax background (focused on acquisitions, dispositions, financings, reorganizations, restructurings, and joint ventures) and 3+ years of experience working with the rules in Subchapter K, Subchapter C, and the consolidated return regulations; structuring and documenting complex M&A transactions; preparing tax memoranda, opinions, and ruling requests; reviewing transaction documents and drafting tax provisions contained therein; developing, reviewing and commenting on the tax aspects of financial models; and supporting critical business operations and various projects/workstreams. Experience preferred working on M&A tax issues at an AmLaw 100 law firm or in the M&A group or Washington National Tax office of a "Big 4" public accounting firm. Energy industry experience preferred.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 32763.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
NextEra Energy Resources, LLC
P.O. Box 14000
Juno Beach, FL 33408-0420
Phone: 844-694-4748

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