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Finance Analyst


Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
 
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
 
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
 

The Financial Analyst has the lead day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling Operations and Maintenance (“O&M”) and warranty costs. This role will support accurate planning, reporting and analysis of operations. This position entails increased scope and complexity including special projects. Must be able to fulfill ad hoc requests from various internal and external sources to support decision-making and provide necessary insight to executives, managers, department heads and line personnel. Individual must be flexible, proactive and able to work with ambiguity. Individual must be able to commit to the time requirements of this position, which may demand extended hours as required.

 

Primary duties and accountabilities:

 

1. Provide financial analysis and reporting for management on major warranty and O&M cost drivers. Work with personnel to control and manage costs. Forecast performance against goals, plans, and budgets. Bring a financial perspective to daily operations. Prepare and review month-end, quarterly and full-year forecast/reports up to and including executive reporting packages, monthly financial close packages, quarterly management meeting presentations

 

2. Lead each monthly financial closing (pre and post close work), providing all required reporting to the Business Unit. Ensure proper accounting treatment is followed and monitor adherence to corporate policies and procedures. Prepare various periodic reports to communicate performance in areas such as contracted services, overtime and other.

 

3. Develop the long-range financial plan.

 

4. Review and process capital, hiring and other project request proposals. Monitor and report on project spend.

 

5. Perform cost reporting - planning & tracking

 

6. Perform periodic ad-hoc reporting and analyses.

 

7. Work with manager to develop and oversee the work product of offshore finance support team in the group and provide training and guidance as required. Perform complex special projects at the request of Management.

 

Qualifications:

•4-year degree in a business-related field with 2 to 3 years business-related experience and demonstrated success in finance or business operations.

• Effective financial analysis skills, combined with effective written and verbal communication skills.

• Exposure to accounting principles, financial metrics, and financial statement relationships

• Working knowledge of business operations & industry practices.

• Thorough computer-based analytical skill (e.g.  Excel, PowerPoint, database management)

• Experience in operations and maintenance, solar, and/or construction industries a plus

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.

Company
SunPower
Posted
09/16/2018
Type
Full time
Location
San Francisco Bay Area, CA 94101, US