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New Homes IP and Vendor Coordinator

Req ID:  93046

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 2,000 in North America and the Philippines. 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:

 

POs and Payment

  • Acts as subject matter expert for all NH payment processes - first escalation path for all PO/payment issues, primary PO/payment troubleshooter
  • Tracks and ensures all NH vendor POs are requested, approved and filled with adequate funds to cover recurring invoices
  • Tracks regular vendor invoice due dates and ensures invoices are paid on time to prevent service stoppages
  • Owns the PO accrual process for all NH vendor POs
  • Responsible for driving response to requests for payment updates from partners
  • Weekly projected payment reporting
  • Conducts quarterly audit of IP POs for accuracy
  • Leads complex PO reconciliation projects and drives resolution

 

Partner Enrollment/Onboarding

  • Point person for enrolling vendors/IPs in Oracle and provides ongoing support:
    • Helps vendors/IPs gain access to and submit invoices in iSupplier
    • Submits requests to customer master team to update NH vendor and IP details as needed to ensure timely payment
  • Responsible for communicating our accounting/administrative processes to partners/vendors and providing training when needed
  • Manages contact records, email templates, notification protocols for IPs from SFDC
  • Updates IP fee distributions in SFDC – submits digital cases
  • Ensures new IP MSAs are signed and performs document control for all IP related contracts
  • Helps identify gaps in payment-related processes and drives improvement/opportunities for digital automation
  • Assists Accounting and Compliance Manager in creating and documenting IP pricing controls for internal and external audits

 

IP Program Support

  • Acts as an administrative counterpart to the Installation Partner Manager with the potential to assist in the following areas:
    • Helps create presentations and roll out new processes/information to partners
    • Assists with building out reporting for IP quality audit data and builder back charges that are the result of IP installation errors
    • Coordinates with Supply Chain to support New Homes Warehousing Program to ensure all IPs have what’s needed at the right time
    • Serves as primary administrator of JCO application GoCanvas for partner installation checklists
  • Assists NH Insurance Specialist in tracking IP OCIP enrollment and related document control

 

Project Management

  • Potential to step into a project management function for new product rollouts in support of the NH Accounting and Compliance Manager
  • Assists Senior Field Operations Manager in coordinating and resolving Notice to Correct cases

 

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years in an accounting or administrative role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Experience in solar or single-family residential construction strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Salesforce (SFDC) strongly preferred
  • Experience with Oracle accounting software and iSupplier strongly preferred
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to effectively coordinate multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot complex payment issues
  • Proactive self-starter willing to identify recurring problems drive process improvement

 

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.

 

 

 

SunPower Values

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


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