SunPower Corporation Senior General Ledger Accountant in Binan, Philippines

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

The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and 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 completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.

SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.

SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. 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. 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 candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:

GENERAL LEDGER SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

SUMMARY OF ROLE

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 and Account Reconciliations to ensure accuracy and proper accounting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops, implements and/or maintains one or more accounting systems: Journal entries, General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Revenue Reconciliation, etc.

  • Reviews and interprets financial reporting requirements, rules and regulations.

  • Applies intermediate subject matter knowledge, including principles, theories and concepts, to solve a variety of common business issues.

  • Refers particularly complex issues to higher levels for resolution.

  • Applies intermediate subject matter knowledge, including principles, theories and concepts, to solve a variety of common business issues.

  • Refers particularly complex issues to higher levels for resolution.

  • Works on moderately complex problems and projects.

  • Engages in situational and/or data analyses requiring the review of multiple factors.

  • Works independently, seeking advice from management and more senior team members when complex situations are encountered.

  • Seeks ways to enhance team and work group performance.

  • Collaborates within and outside area of responsibility.

  • Proactively seeks to understand technical content and new or unfamiliar delivery mechanisms.

  • Work is reviewed at critical junctures to assure technical quality.

  • Proactively suggests better approaches, processes, or methodologies to optimize project and process outcomes.

  • Delivers quality work on time, proactively addressing and resolving emerging challenges.

  • Assures work products meet client or end user business needs.

  • Balances books and prepares profit and loss, cash flow, income and balance sheet statements. Monitors and develops monthly reports of revenues and expenditures for projects.

  • Provides record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions. May prepare federal, state and local reports and tax returns.

  • May assist in the setup of processes and procedures that properly capture, track and report revenue, including deferred revenue, in accordance with the company revenue recognition policy. May generate revenue reports for internal and/or external use.

  • May interpret reports and records for managers/stakeholders. May be involved in reviewing, tracking and maintaining billing information in the financial systems, ensuring accuracy and compliance with U.S. GAAP and other accounting regulations.

  • Reviews and ensures accuracy of PL accounts of SPMX.

  • Prepares reports of outstanding items and drives to resolution.

  • Assists in performing month-end closing.

  • Prepares journal entries for re-class, intercompany and miscellaneous items.

  • Assists in providing Internal and External Audit requirements.

  • Balances sheet accounts review.

  • Complies at all times the Environment, Health and Safety and Manufacturing Quality standards, rules and regulations.

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Minimum requirements

  • Educational: Bachelor degree in Accountancy

  • Experience: At least two (2) years to four (4) years work experience on GL and FS preparation

  • Skills/ Competencies:

a. Good in oral and written communication skills;

b. Can deal with executives and business unit leaders;

c. Aggressive or strong personality and highly analytical;

d. Can work with minimum supervision

  • IT tools: Knowledgeable in MS office applications;

  • Languages: English

Preferred requirements

  • Educational: Certified Public Accountant

  • Skills/ Competencies: Knowledgeable on Sarbanes Oxley

  • IT tools: Knowledgeable on Oracle application

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

  • Night shift adaptability

  • Willing to work in Binan, Laguna