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Financial Accountant

Date: Jan 18, 2020

We are thrilled to offer internal candidates opportunities to expand their skills and grow their careers here at SunPower. Over 20% of our job openings are filled by internal hires, and we have many examples of people who have grown their careers at SunPower over the past decades.

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 and promote candidates who are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:

Family Description:

Prepares income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements and reports. Analyzes financial reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, liabilities, revenue and expenditures. Prepares, reviews, and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records and Account Reconciliations. Develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures. Implements controls and evaluates actions required to ensure compliance with the company’s accounting policies and policies. Performs regular and special analysis to ensure accuracy and proper accounting.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to address and resolve complex business issues.
  • As a subject matter expert, contributes to the development of new ideas and methods to improve functional performance.

    Complexity:

  • Works on complex assignments where effective data analysis requires evaluation of multiple and diverse sources/factors.
  • Exercises excellent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria.
  • Networks with key contacts within and outside own area of expertise.

    Teamwork, Collaboration and Influence:

  • Collaborates and has influence across the company.
  • When addressing work challenges, finds common ground and resolution among a diversity of views.
  • Actively provides feedback to enhance work group performance.
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced staff.

    Initiative:

  • Seeks to understand current service delivery challenges, suggesting new and improved methods.
  • Assures that functional output is developed and delivered to meet customer and business requirements. Creative Thinking and Innovation:
  • Brings creative thinking and ideas to improve work processes, end products, and team efficiency.

    Impact and Results Focus:

  • Generates innovative solutions to process, product, or methodological inefficiencies.
  • Provides consistently high quality support and technical work on multiple projects.

    Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related experience
  • Postgraduate coursework is desirable
  • OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience

    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.

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