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SunPower Sr Mgr, Accounts Receivable in Richmond, California

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.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

SunPower is seeking a Senior Manager of Accounts Receivable (A/R) to lead our dealer collections and cash application teams and their daily activities. The position will report to the Director, Dealer Credit and Collections, and will be responsible for evaluating and enhancing our policies & processes while making improvements to effectively balance managing risk while enabling growth. They will also be responsible for collaborating with dealer credit and interfacing with sales leadership and our dealers.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the Accounts Receivable team, including ownership of policies and procedures.

  • Act as a strategic advisor to senior management and business partners on A/R related matters.

  • Review and refresh and implement A/R policies within our dealer 3rd party financing program.

  • Develop the necessary standards, procedures and policies for ensuring we have collections processes that can scale across multiple products and future endeavors.

  • Manage and monitor the relationship with our 3rd party collections vendor and ensure a timely offloading of uncollectible accounts.

  • Build and maintain executive and traditional, and ad-hoc reporting.

  • Manage collection/dispute activities, build solid working relationships between internal/external customers and continuously improve internal processes to incorporate best practices and technical solutions.

  • Maximize efforts of the Dealer Collections team in their collection efforts on accounts receivable.

  • Maximize efforts of the Cash Application team in their efforts to reconcile

  • Lead efforts to develop payback plans for dealers with delinquent accounts that manage ongoing risk while collecting on past due amounts.

  • Work with the legal team to develop solutions to maximize collections when delinquent accounts require legal involvement.

  • Facilitate closed loop learning between credit and collections teams to ensure continuous improvements in our credit and collections policies

  • Act as main point of contact on collections escalations with senior sales leadership and dealers.

  • Develop comparative industry analyses and competitive assessments.

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 8 years of relevant experience in credit and collections

  • 5 years of experience managing a team in a similarly sized company

  • Experience with B2B collections and terms negotiation

  • Skilled communicator and presenter with the ability to influence and motivate others along with stakeholders. ability to establish credibility and strong partnerships with sales teams and other analytics team members

  • Experience in managing change across an organization through clarity of message, command of subject matter and effective delivery

  • High attention to detail and ability to multitask

  • Comfortable working and making impactful decisions in a fast-paced environment • Problem solving and decision-making skills with the ability to analyze complex information to identify the key issues/actions and drive to resolution

  • Ability to manage direct and dotted line reports in multiple locations.

    Preferred Requirements

  • Master’s degree in finance or business management similarly related field

  • Advanced Excel modeling skills

  • Proficiency in all other Microsoft Office Suite products

  • Knowledge of renewable energy technologies, solar markets and related regulatory issues is a plus, but is not required

  • Based in Richmond, California

  • 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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

SunPower Supports EEO

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.

Diversity at SunPower: Equal Opportunity Employer SunPower Corporation 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. SunPower'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.

SunPower 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.

Accommodation for Applicants 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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