Project Analyst - Strategic Finance & Utility Scale Power Plants

Job

Address:

San Rafael, CA
United States

Job Category:

Fellowship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

SunPower is hiring a Project Analyst Fellow through Climate Corps. Managed by the non-profit SEI, Climate Corps is a 12-month fellowship program for emerging professionals in the sustainability field. This is SunPower’s sixth year partnering with Climate Corps to host a cohort of fellows.

OVERVIEW & IMPACT
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 6,000 employees 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, communication, task completed and interaction. Entrepreneurialism is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are focused on staying on the forefront of the market.

About Climate Corps:
SunPower is hiring a Project Analyst Fellow through Climate Corps. Managed by the non-profit SEI, Climate Corps is a 12-month fellowship program for emerging professionals in the sustainability field. This is SunPower’s sixth year partnering with Climate Corps to host a cohort of fellows.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report to Corporate Finance Senior Manager to support corporate finance, strategic projects, treasury initiatives, and SunPower’s legacy utility scale solar projects
  • Support day-to-day monitoring and execution of transactions and internal initiatives
  • Develop and manage financial dashboards and project trackers
  • Support SunPower’s utility scale portfolio by tracking customer warranty requests, managing communication with suppliers, opening purchase orders, and tracking open action items.
  • Manage and track letter of credit issuances and cancellations in support of business units on-going needs
  • Engage with the broader FP&A, Accounting, and Internal Audit community by supporting quarterly reviews and forecasting processes

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to manage projects involving internal / external parties with defined timelines
  • Excellent and proactive communication abilities (both written and oral)
  • Proficient with and knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work effectively on a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
  • Organizational skills and creative problem solving abilities
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and to take initiative
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g. engineering, mathematics, business/finance, economics, etc.)
  • Candidates with work experience, especially as related to the energy industry

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

  • Bachelor’s degree

CLIMATE CORPS QUALIFICATIONS

  • Availability for the full-time, 12-month Fellowship program, beginning June 1st, 2022
  • Climate Corps Fellows must have completed a 4-year degree by the time the program cycle starts in June 2022.
  • A connection to the placement location. This is an equal opportunity position and we prefer to place a candidate who already lives in the region being served.
  • Experience in and the drive to address racism and create race equity with the team members and programmatically.

ACCOMMODATIONS
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.

ABOUT US
Climate Corps, a program of SEI, is an award-winning fellowship program that provides professional development opportunities for emerging leaders through implementation of sustainability and resiliency projects with local governments, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses. To see a full list of climate, energy, and sustainability positions posted by Climate Corps, please visit here: https://fm.seiinc.org/climatecorps/jobs/. We are constantly adding positions, so make sure to frequently check this site to see if there are new opportunities available.

SEI requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity. We believe that a wide array of perspectives contributes to creative climate solutions where all communities thrive. We strive to reflect diverse communities, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. A commitment to work and learn within an anti-oppression framework is required. https://www.seiinc.org/dei.html
Keywords: energy market, solar energy, energy technology, renewable energy, energy efficiency, finance, government, climate change resiliency, sustainability, environmental adaptation, utilities, facilities, greenhouse gas reduction

How to Apply:

To become a Fellow, please submit an online application and resume here: https://www.climatecorps.org/fellow.html

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until placements are filled. We encourage submitting applications as soon as possible. Upon review, qualifying applicants will be contacted for an initial screening interview.