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Director, Operations Finance

Req ID:  101781

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This role actively partners with the leadership team to ensure the financial health of the business, collaborate on short and long-term business strategies, and own forecasting and budgeting. As Director of Operations FP&A for SunPower; this position is responsible for all financial reporting/analysis operations and customer service functions. He/she will work with these functions' teams to optimize the financial performance of their respective areas. This position plays a key role within the financial leadership team reporting directly to Sr Dir of FP&A.


  •     Drives financial planning (long term, short term & Strategic):
    • Lead the annual budget and strategic plan processes for operations.
    • Manage the monthly closing process for operations, including actual results and updated forecasts
    • Track financial impact and help leadership drive productivity initiatives for our field operations.
  • Developing Actionable Insights: Structured approach to solving business problems, identifying geographic opportunities, assessing upside potential, and taking actions
  • Advising Ops Leadership: Engage with field operations center managers and leaders to ensure ongoing improvements in costs and in management of inventory and tooling/vehicles investments.
  • Supporting business growth ideas: Evaluate and accurately forecast the financial impact of entering new geography, new product introductions as well as end-of-life SKU rationalization and E&O impact.
  • Enable Strategic Initiatives. Thought leadership & support for cross-functional initiatives – facilitating Operations collaboration/alignment to accelerate market share gain and cost-efficiency
  • Transforming Ways of Working:
    • Engage with other functional areas to enhance the S&OP process.
    • Develop & own the Executive metrics dashboard and internal financial reporting tools
    • Consolidate monthly actual reporting with in-depth analysis of field operations performance for senior management decisions
    • Prepare regular reports for the CEO, CFO and C-Suite staff and other internal and external key stakeholders
    • Develop and mentor the finance team, and serve as a resource/support for other members of the FP&A team.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • BS in accounting or finance.
  • MBA preferred.
  • 10-15 years of relevant work experience.
  • Some experience in a Construction or Field Operations environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills, with the ability to see the big picture and strong attention to detail.
  • Team player with a positive approach.
  • Must be a flexible, self-starter with the ability to work independently in a dynamic environment.
  • Results-oriented with a high sense of urgency to get things done.
  • Leads with integrity; conducts business fairly, honestly, and ethically every day.



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
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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.




SunPower Values

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

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