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Payroll Accounting Associate

Date: Nov 8, 2019

Are you ready to change the future? 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.


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.  


SunPower and Total, the global energy producer and provider, have announced a transformational investment by Total in SunPower.  The companies have signed a set of strategic agreements to accelerate SunPower’s growth in the increasingly competitive solar sector.  Total’s investment is based on SunPower’s leading position in designing, manufacturing and delivering the world’s highest efficiency, highest reliability solar systems with guaranteed performance.  These agreements will accelerate SunPower’s growth and further improve its financial strength.


SunPower is committed to the success of our company, our employees and the communities around the world that need us most.   We support our employees’ commitment to their communities through a culture of volunteerism, and through The SunPower Foundation, which makes grants to green initiatives throughout the world.  As a company, we operate with the highest sustainability standards. 


In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.

  • 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

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