Senior Accountant, Warranty and O&M - Philippines

Localisation Philippines, Philippines
Energy
Partial remote possible
Posted on 04-02-2024

SunPower

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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.

SUMMARY OF ROLE

SunPower is seeking a Warranty and O&M Senior Accountant who will be reporting into the Warranty/O&M Team Lead.  This position will be responsible for helping to manage the warranty accrual and claim process for SPWR’s Residential business.  The position will execute the month-end/quarter close preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, management & financial reports, and SOX requirements. The position will work hand in hand with our Residential business partners, including cross-functional and cross-geographical teams. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review of warranty claims for appropriate account charging and product tagging for use in helping to summarize the periodic claim activity. 
  • Responsible for helping to reconcile the outstanding RMA claims whereby the dealer (or partner) has not yet returned an item to SPWR (and should be invoiced) or has not reimbursed SPWR for workmanship performed on the installing partner's behalf. 
  • Assisting the Lead Accountant in helping to work with RMA Team to further streamline the claims process for more timely identification of latent returns and helping to standardize the RMA processing for consistent accounting.   
  • Identifying opportunities for further recourse/reimbursement with the supplier based on contract terms (i.e. identification of epidemic, etc.) and other potential recovery.   
  • Assisting in the preparation of the warranty modeling (underlying report inputs and tie-out, claims data, various assumptions). 
  • Preparation of the needed journal entries for both month-end/quarter close and execution of the warranty SOX controls. 
  • Working with IT business partners to help automate manual processes.  

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • BS degree in Accounting, preferably CPA  
  • Public accounting experience with Big 4 or national accounting firm and/or 4 years in industry.  
  • Working knowledge of GAAP, accounting procedures, accounting systems and SOX compliance/processes.  
  • Experience in Oracle Fusion is a plus. 
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  
  • Detail oriented with attention to deadlines. 
  • Excellent communication skills (working cross-functionally with several different stakeholder groups and summarizing the data for use in reporting to management).  

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OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

  • 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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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.

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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.