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Payroll Analyst III

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 Payroll Analyst III 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 Payroll Analyst to support the rapidly growing Operations and Maintenance team, reporting to the Financial Controller. The Payroll Analyst role will be responsible for supporting payroll processing and reporting for the Operations and Maintenance business, in coordination with third-party payroll outsource providers. Payroll processing support duties include, but are not limited to, ensuring accurate calculation of wages, tax withholdings and company deductions. Payroll reporting duties include, but are not limited to, preparing statistical reports on team member pay, commissions and bonuses, vacation, sick pay, disability and workers compensation leave, and taxes and withholdings. The position will be located in Austin, Texas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
•    Review and approve payroll calculations and deductions conducted by third-party payroll outsource providers.
•    Proactively maintain employee records with third-party payroll outsource providers including, but not limited to: current employee database, salary/wage data, stipends, benefits deductions, garnishments, and any other mandatory deductions.
•    Proactively prevent and resolve payroll issues, coordinating with team members and third-party payroll outsource providers, and escalating to leadership where necessary.
•    Balance and reconcile payroll accounts on a periodic basis. 
•    Prepare and audit periodic payroll reporting including team member pay, commissions and bonuses, vacation, sick pay, disability and workers compensation leave, and taxes and withholdings.
•    Prepare ad hoc payroll reporting at the request of Operations and Maintenance leadership.
•    Provide backup support and assistance with special payroll projects and other HR/payroll related projects as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•    Strong analytical problem-solving skills with passion for data integrity, process definition, and continuous learning.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills: concise, articulate, and confident.
•    Drives results and is solution-oriented.
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity with a high degree of professionalism in all aspects of job responsibilities.
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative to proactively handle issues.
Credentials and Experience
•    Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of related experience.
•    OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience.
•    Candidate must be legally entitled to travel to the United States for any employer.

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