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Payroll Accounting Associate

Req ID:  67521

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


With more than 30 years of proven experience, SunPower is a global leader in solar innovation and sustainability. SunPower is a company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. You have the opportunity to join the company that helped establish solar markets around the world and continues to innovate in the renewable energy space. SunPower has facilities in the US, Europe and Asia, and we are seeking talented people to join us in building a clean energy future.


Our unique approach emphasizes the seamless integration of advanced SunPower technologies, delivering complete solar solutions and lasting customer value. We are passionately committed to changing the way our world is powered, and we are guided by our legacy of innovation, optimism, perseverance, and integrity.


Widely recognized as the world’s standard for solar, SunPower produces the world’s highest efficiency solar products.  Our quality and reliability standards far exceed those of any other company in the industry.  


In order to unlock shareholder value, accelerate innovation and enhance customer value, SunPower will separate into two independent, publicly traded companies, strategically aligned and complementary, focusing on distinct offerings. Newly-formed Maxeon Solar Technologies will be the leading global technology innovator, manufacturer and marketer of premium solar panels, carrying on the decades’ long legacy in setting quality and performance standards.


As we look to the future, we are seeking a world-class Payroll Accounting Associate based in ROHQ, Binan, Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. Are you ready to change the way our world is powered?  


  • End to end processing of payroll for PH employees for one company. Ensures that payroll processing agrees with employment terms and conditions based on Employment records in HR. Responsible for correct coding of all payroll costs - earnings, employee deductions, taxes in accordance with Federal and state laws
  • Coordinate with HR on various requirements to include in processing payroll;
  • Acts as main administrator of the leaves in the GRID and timekeeping in the online system
  • Assist the payroll supervisor and HR in coordinating with employees regarding queries on payroll such as deductions, withholding taxes and other payroll related matters
  • Performs month end, quarter and year end close activities - prepares payroll journal entries for booking actuals and accruals timely and accurately, performs account reconciliation of payroll GL accounts. Executes Hire to Retire Cycle review and assist in Legal Entity Review for accounts specific to Payroll
  • Coordinates with and provides GL team the necessary input to reconcile payroll GL account balances;
  • Assist the payroll supervisor in ensuring that all receivables from employees are deducted accurately and on time;
  • Handles direct coordination with HR Deparment and with various business units on process issues resolution and improvements;
  • Ensures that all statutory deductions and loans such are processed accurately;
  • Ensures strict compliance to SOX controls. Participates on regular internal and external audits and special projects. May work with external consultants or auditors to provide required information and ensure proper recordkeeping for historical purposes.
  • Will have involvement/participation in any future payroll transition projects;
  • Performs other tasks that may be assigned by superiors concerning payroll related matters




Minimum requirements

  • Graduate of BS in Accountancy, BSBA, BS in Accounting Management, BS in Accounting Technology
  • At least 2 years experience in Payroll and Accounting
  • Customer service oriented
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Aggressive, highly analytical and strong willed
  • Keen to details and well organized, attentive to details
  • Proficient in excel and powerpoint
  • Knowledge in Oracle, SOX
  • Applicant should be willing to work in Laguna
  • Must be amenable to work in a project based employment




SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing
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