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Manager, Financial Products

Req ID:  102823

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
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 change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
 
SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.
 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2,500 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. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.

SunPower is seeking a Financial Products Manager – Lease/PPA to expand our US Residential third-party-owned business. In addition to being accountable for the growth and profitability of our solar third-party owned business, the Manager will obsess over the customer experience (both dealer and homeowner) and will be passionate about making solar easy and affordable for millions of Americans.

 

Our new CEO has said that going solar should be “as simple as buying a book on Amazon” and this represents the future of the Sunpower lease: simple, fast, money-saving, automated.

 

You will be responsible for managing the SunPower Lease/PPA product line – economics, product features, customer experience, incentives, profitability, and dealer uptake. You will leverage consumer insights, market needs, and competitive intel to design third-party owned products that make residential solar easy and economic; you’ll also build go-to-market strategies to launch these products.

As a Product Manager, you will work closely with a variety of business functions ranging from Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Product Teams, and coordinate execution across these functional groups. The Financial Product Manager role is among the most challenging and rewarding. We are looking for a highly talented and driven individual who is excited to take on this challenge.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Help own our Lease and PPA products End to End – you’ll be accountable for its growth and success
  • Design, rebrand, and launch our updated Lease and PPA product offerings
  • Refine the customer experience to make our financing options the fastest, easiest, and most intuitive in the industry
  • Lead market expansion of lease products into new states, including pricing, contracting, and product offering workstreams
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop, launch, and evaluate product and pricing strategies with a specific focus on the New Homes channel
  • Evaluate the profitability of SunPower’s residential financial products and support business forecasting
  • Liaise with the project finance team to ensure financing needs for TPO business are met; maintain/optimize financial models used to determine TPO economics 
  • Define and communicate requirements for software solutions used to convey customer financial offers, as well as support ongoing software-related financial product needs
  • Analyze policy and incentive changes in relevant markets to ensure strategic business response and product compliance 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, engineering, or other quantitative discipline required
  • 8 or more years of experience at a consumer finance, renewable energy company, or investment bank
  • OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Extensive financial modeling experience
  • In-depth understanding of finance/valuation concepts and financial statements
  • Advanced user of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

 

 Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree
  • Strong work ethic and ability to deliver high-quality results in a fast-paced work environment
  • Detail-oriented and organized with superior analytical abilities
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think creatively to solve complex business and financial problems

 

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

  • The position is in Austin, TX, Richmond, CA, or Remote
  • 10% of travel required
  • Limited relocation assistance will be provided to the selected candidate

 

 

 

 

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.


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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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