Lead Accountant, Asset Management Services Accounting

SunPower
Flex/Hybrid
Netherlands
Philippine
Accounting
Full-time
English
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About the job

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.

 

SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us.

SUMMARY OF ROLE

SunPower is seeking a Lead Accountant for the Asset Management Services Accounting based in the Philippines. The Lead Accountant reports to the Asset Management Services Accounting Manager and will be responsible for providing full accounting support for Asset Management Services Accounting and has primary ownership of providing critical finance services such as accounting support for the Residential and Commercial solar energy companies, month-end and quarter-end closing processes, financial statement preparation and review, supporting audit requests, supporting user access testing, if required and any other relevant side project. The role includes interfacing with operations, tax, funding, and other teams as needed to fulfill job responsibilities. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide real-time accounting, reporting and analysis, including maintaining and improving accounting and reporting systems, managing relationships and overseeing bookkeeping performed by Global Business & Financial Services ("GBFS") team in the Philippines.
  • Assist with the supervision, review, and validation of daily, weekly, and monthly transactions of the Asset Management Services Accounting function.
  • Coordination and performance of period-end close procedures for Asset Management Services Accounting.
  • Ensure strong accounting processes for Asset Management Services Accounting.
  • Assist with month-end review requirements and timely completion of account reconciliations, journal entries, etc.
  • Review and support various account fluctuation analyses needed for quarterly financial reporting and Board of Directors meetings.
  • Assist and participate in year-end audit requests including review and validation of audit requirements.
  • Coordinate with Technology, Subledger, and General ledger Support Teams for changes required to the system which includes updated documentation and performance of user acceptance testing.
  • Supervise and coordinate data cleanup activities, as applicable.
  • Provide analytical support for business decisions and participate/lead special projects and process improvement initiatives for the group.
  • Other finance and audit duties, as assigned.
  • Always comply with the Environment, Health and Safety, and Company Quality standards, rules and regulations
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned.

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Graduate of BS Accountancy, preferably CPA. The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
  • With 3-5 years working experience in Lease Accounting and other related accounting activities.
  • Knowledge of SFDC, InfoLease System, MS Dynamics processes, and documentation.
  • Able to handle multiple projects with the ability to budget time productively.
  • Strong Excel skills, especially graphing, VLOOKUP, SUMIF, and converting non-Excel data to Excel.
  • Can work well at different levels of the organization.
  • Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Consistently strives to achieve organizational goals, individual objectives, or defined metrics that deliver business results that drive the business forward.
  • Ability to quickly problem solve and redefine objectives when organizational priorities evolve.
  • Acts as mentor or resource to other team members.
  • Leads by example and takes initiative to continuously improve accounting processes and to build trust with key stakeholders.
  • Think strategically, work to drive outcomes, ask questions, and be self-directed.
  • Nigh shift adaptability (as necessary).
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OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION
  • This is an FTE position.
  • Candidate must be willing to work in Binan Laguna
  • Candidate must be legally entitled to work and reside in the Philippines.
  • Candidate must be willing to render overtime as business requires (weekends, US/PH holidays)
  • Candidate must be flexible to work on a night shift schedule supporting North America region.
  • Candidate will be on flexible work arrangement (combination of onsite and remote work) (if applicable depending on the nature of the job)
  • Tool of Trade: Laptop/Desktop, Extended Monitor, Headset (as needed)

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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.

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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.

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.