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Director, Financial Products and Pricing

Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Richmond, CA, US

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SUMMARY OF ROLE

 

SunPower is seeking a Director of Financial Products to lead development of new and existing products, develop ideas that promote the growth and profitability of our financial products.   The position is based in Austin, TX.  The Director of Financial Products reports to the Vice President Financial Products and will be responsible for managing all aspects of the companies financial product offerings including residential loans, leases and retail installment contracts. Additionally, this role will develop comprehensive product targeting, growth and experience strategies backed by robust business controls and policies/processes improvements in order to optimize portfolio performance.

 

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

  • Lead development of new products, refine existing products and develop ideas that promote the growth of financial products
  • Managing our team of financial product professionals
  • Identify product opportunities, assess risk and proactively develop product design enhancements and improved sales practices to increase financial product adoption
  • Create marketing strategy for financial product growth and work with marketing, IT and operations on development and implementation
  • Utilize statistical metrics and models that provide insights into response, balance, rate, segmentation, and price elasticity, etc. to identify target segments and marketing tactics
  • Review competitive market practices and make recommendations concerning adjustments to programs in related areas
  • Collaborate with colleagues in various functional areas of the company to meet operational and product growth targets
  • Develop and lead partnership opportunities and day-to-day relationships

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Educational: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance with preference for quantitative fields (eg, Applied Math, Engineering, Statistics, Predictive modeling) or a related field is preferred
  • Master's Degree in Business, Finance, or in a quantitative field is preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years' experience in financial services is required
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment of driving financial product growth is required
  • 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
  • In-depth understanding of finance/valuation concepts and financial statements
  • Extensive financial modeling experience
  • Superior knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

 

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

  • Position can be in Richmond, CA or Austin, TX
  • 10% of travel required
  • Candidate must be legally entitled to work and reside in the US
  • Limited relocation assistance will be provided to the selected candidate

 

MINIMUM REQUIRMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of people management experience
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 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.

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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.


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