Philippine Controllership and Tax Team Lead - Philippines

Localisation Philippines, Philippines
Partial remote possible
Posted on 06-13-2024


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


SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us.


SunPower is seeking for a Team Lead to help our Philippine controllership and tax team with its various and on-going projects and tasks. The candidate will report to the Philippine Controller and will support different areas of controllership and tax.


  • Prepare the annual audited financial statements of SPRQ.
  • Provide review on accounting activities (e.g., account recon, journal entries, etc.).
  • Review tax calculations and filings.
  • Ensure timely filings and payments of various taxes (ITR, WTC, EWT, FWT, VAT and others)
  • Work with external consultants or auditors to provide required information and ensure to meet all statutory and other compliances.
  • Assist the Philippine Controller in drafting tax consulting opinions, assessment protest letters and advocate tax assessment cases with the BIR.
  • Assist the Philippine Controller in ensuring compliance and adherence to controls for statutory & regulatory compliance as required by the Bureau of Internal Revenue, PEZA, BOI, SEC, BOC, local governments and other regulatory agencies.
  • Perform other ad hoc controllership and tax related duties that may be assigned.


  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree: Accountancy/Law or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years tax or audit experience (Big 4 experience strongly preferred).
  • Experience in Taxation (Preferred but not required).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work with people in all departments of the company and from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to think creatively and to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Desire to work in a flexible “team-based” environment.
  • Not afraid to “roll up the sleeves,” while being able to retain big picture thinking.



  • This is an FTE position.
  • Candidate must be willing to work in Binan Laguna
  • Candidate must be legally entitled to work and reside in the Philippines.
  • Candidate must be willing to render overtime as business requires (weekends, US/PH holidays)
  • Candidate must be flexible to work on a night shift schedule supporting North America region.
  • Candidate will be on flexible work arrangement (combination of onsite and remote work) (if applicable depending on the nature of the job)
  • Tool of Trade: Laptop/Desktop, Extended Monitor, Headset (as needed)

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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: [cliquez sur candidater pour accéder aux informations] 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.


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.