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Finance Analyst

Date: Nov 25, 2019

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:
 

Job Description:

Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, customer deals, trended future requirements and operating forecasts. Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciations, revenue recognition, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance and impact of government requirements.

 

Summary of Role

SunPower is seeking to hire a Financial Analyst located in Austin, TX. This person will be responsible for supporting the creation and execution of financial models required in the company’s customer and equipment financing activities. This position will analyze, reconcile and resolve any discrepancies between modeled and actual financial results.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluating Inventory and Assets for purchase
  • Enhance evaluation processes for operations adhering to commercial agreements
  • Resolve and Reconcile any discrepancies when comparing modeled vs. actual financial results
  • Perform ad hoc analyses on financial results and inventory contributions or distributions to maximize solar tax benefits
  • Support development and implementation of systems for accurately managing inventory deployment and associated payment schedules in line with financing requirements
  • Support analytics to provide insights into the portfolio's economic performance
  • Support process improvements to achieve financial model optimization
  • Generate and maintain monthly reports on inventory levels
  • Support cross-functional teams, such as accounting and project finance, with executing commercial agreements
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment, handling multiple projects and priorities simultaneously

 

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor of Economics, Finance, or Business degree, or equivalent experience
  • Motivated self-starter with a passion for process improvement and leveraging technology to solve complex problems through creative approaches
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications specifically Advance Microsoft Excel skills and Data Modelling Knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy


Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of related experience
  • OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience

 

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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.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Business Process, Management

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