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Accountant IV

Date: Apr 7, 2020

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.

 

With more than 30 years of proven experience, SunPower is a global leader in solar innovation and sustainability. SunPower is a company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. 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.

 

Our unique approach emphasizes the seamless integration of advanced SunPower technologies, delivering complete solar solutions and lasting customer value. We are passionately committed to changing the way our world is powered, and we are guided by our legacy of innovation, optimism, perseverance, and integrity.

 

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.  

 

In order to unlock shareholder value, accelerate innovation and enhance customer value, SunPower will separate into two independent, publicly traded companies, strategically aligned and complementary, focusing on distinct offerings. Newly-formed Maxeon Solar Technologies will be the leading global technology innovator, manufacturer and marketer of premium solar panels, carrying on the decades’ long legacy in setting quality and performance standards.

 

As we look to the future, we are seeking a world-class Accountant IV based in ROHQ, Binan, Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. Are you ready to change the way our world is powered?  

SunPower is seeking a General Ledger Accountant to support the Operations and Maintenance division in the Philippines. Reporting to the Operations and Maintenance Administration Team Lead (Philippines), the General Ledger Accountant will be responsible for supporting month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities, financial consolidation and supporting financial statement preparation, maintenance of Philippines general ledger, supporting compliance with local Philippine tax and statutory reporting requirements, performing budget to actual comparison or results, helping to ensure compliance with group finance policies and procedures, supporting administration of payroll, and performing expense report audits (as required).


Family Description:

  • Financial Consolidation and Financial Close: Lead Philippine business unit input into global period-end close activities, including preparation of trial balances to be used as part of month-end, quarter-end, and year-end financial close activities.
  • Financial Statement Preparation: Lead preparation of Philippine business inputs into the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • General Ledger Maintenance: Maintenance of Philippine general ledger, including recording of journal entries for revenue recognition, accruals, etc. in Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Tax Compliance: Work with third-party taxation advisors through providing necessary information to ensure compliance with local Philippine tax regulations, including tax filings and remittances.
  • Statutory Reporting: Lead contact working with third-party statutory reporting advisors to provide necessary information to help ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements in the Philippines.
  • Budget / Actual Comparison: Preparation of analysis, and reporting on of budget to actual for company spend, revenue (customer contracts), etc.
  • Liability Calculation / Reporting: Calculation and reporting of performance / availability guarantee liabilities.
  • Payroll: Preparation of payroll remittance file(s), and coordination of payroll remittance, including liaising with third-party payroll service providers and review / reconciliation of payroll remittances.
  • Expense Report Audit: Perform periodic review of expense reports to ensure accuracy and integrity of expense reports (e.g. amount, currency, dates, classification of expenses, etc.).

     

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Three to five years of proven experience with technical strengths in accounting, treasury and financial administration.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with Management at all levels.
  • Strong ability to present detailed information to a high quality.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Ability to work with tight timelines in a deadline driven environment.
  • Bonus skills and experience:
    • Microsoft Dynamics, Maximo, and Anaplan
    • Experience in solar power / renewable energy industry considered an asset.
  • Additional language skills: Italian, French, Spanish

     

  • Credentials and Experience:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
  • Working towards, or currently holds an accounting designation in Asia, in good standing.
  • Fluent in English and Filipino; Italian, French or Spanish considered an asset.

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