Payroll Manager
Binan City, Philippines
4d ago

Req ID : 65341

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

With more than 30 years of proven experience, SunPower is a global leader in solar innovation and sustainability. SunPower is a company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world.

You have the opportunity to join the company that helped establish solar markets around the world and continues to innovate in the renewable energy space.

SunPower has facilities in the US, Europe and Asia, and we are seeking talented people to join us in building a clean energy future.

Our unique approach emphasizes the seamless integration of advanced SunPower technologies, delivering complete solar solutions and lasting customer value.

We are passionately committed to changing the way our world is powered, and we are guided by our legacy of innovation, optimism, perseverance, and integrity.

Widely recognized as the world’s standard for solar, SunPower produces the world’s highest efficiency solar products. Our quality and reliability standards far exceed those of any other company in the industry.

In order to unlock shareholder value, accelerate innovation and enhance customer value, SunPower will separate into two independent, publicly traded companies, strategically aligned and complementary, focusing on distinct offerings.

Newly-formed Maxeon Solar Technologies will be the leading global technology innovator, manufacturer and marketer of premium solar panels, carrying on the decades’ long legacy in setting quality and performance standards.

As we look to the future, we are seeking a world-classPayroll Managerbased inFAB 4, Binan, Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.

Are you ready to change the way our world is powered?


SunPower is seeking for aPayroll Department Managerto manage overall payroll for North America, Philippines and other regions as needed.

The Payroll Manager reports to the head of the Finance and Accounting Shared Services Organization to partner with Human Resource Department and Business Partners to develop and implement service level agreements (i.

e. accuracy and timeliness of HRIS data, payroll reports, etc.).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following (other duties may be assigned) :

Manages overall activities of the payroll function for North America, Philippines and other regions as needed.

Develops policies and procedures for payroll process and timekeeping.

Partners with Human Resource Department and Business Partners to develop and implement service level agreements (i.e. accuracy and timeliness of HRIS data, payroll information, etc.)

Leads and provides guidance for the entire Payroll Team.

Responsible for managing the performance of the department and staff.

Establishes capability of the team to handle cross-regional statutory requirements for payroll services specifically for expats in different entities across the globe

Leads the team to deliver enhancement of processes and automation of reports without compromising internal controls.

Plays a key role in the Payroll transition project of the Payroll clients.

Ensures the timely generation of the company payroll, including labor distribution records, vacation and sick leave accrual, overtime and withholding status.

Reviews all government reporting requirements for labor cost, payroll taxes, withholding and employer contributions.

Reviews calculation and entries on sales commission and / or stock option administration.

Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function

Reviews the payroll register submitted by Payroll Team Leads to ensure quality and accuracy on a bi-weekly and semi-monthly basis.

Reviews and approves monthly reconciliation and account analysis for payroll related accounts.

Ensures that all employees and Payroll clients are paid accurately and on time.

Checks coding of payroll costs to ensure correct allocation to departmental cost centers.

Leads resolution of payroll concerns, queries and requirements.

Reviews payroll accruals and ensures all are being recorded properly.

Ensures that all statutory deductions such as withholding taxes, SSS, Medicare is being remitted including needed reports are submitted on time.

Ensures compliance of SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) on Payroll.

Approves monthly reconciliations and account analysis on assigned payroll accounts

Prepares monthly and quarterly flux on income and balance sheet payroll account for cycle review material as required by Corporate Finance.

Performs other tasks that may be assigned by his superiors concerning Payroll projects and other related matters

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

Performs other duties may be assigned


Minimum Requirements :

Educational : Bachelor degree on Accountancy, preferably with major in Accounting

Experience : At least 10 years experience on Payroll; Experience in managing and handling a team; Experience with International Payroll processing and in running US payroll

  • Skills : Excellent in oral and written communication skills; Strong Personality and highly analytical;
  • Competencies :

    Achievement Drive - Basic competitive drive. The pervasive desire to win consistently and achieve goals set by self and others.

    Business Acumen - A basic understanding of business principles (e.g. market, financial, and strategic concepts.

  • Coaching and Developing - The ability to accurately assess the development needs of others, provide constructive feedback, and take personal actions to support their development.
  • Computer Knowledge - The ability to use computer hardware and software to improve productivity and support efficiencies.

    Customer Service Orientation - A fundamental focus on helping and serving others.

    Empathy and Personal Insight Insight into self and others the ability to read and understand the non-verbal dimensions of behavior.

    Failure Analysis - The ability to quickly and accurately identify the root causes of technical and process breakdowns.

    Impact and Influence - The ability to use a variety of strategies and tactics to influence people and outcomes; more than simply a skill, it implies a basic orientation toward influencing and persuading others.

    Initiative and Independence - A strong and natural inclination to take ownership of issues and events, seize opportunities and function with minimal direction.

    Information Seeking / Innate Curiosity - The inclination to take nothing at face value. Consistent searching and probing for information in the service of achieving competitive advantage.

    Listening and Responding - The ability to actively listen and respond appropriately also known as interpersonal sensitivity.

    Planning and Time Management - The ability to plan, prioritize and manage one’s time efficiently.

    Relationship Building and Networking - The ability to establish meaningful relationships with customers and colleagues and use these relationships appropriately in achieving goals and objectives.

    Segment Knowledge - A thorough understanding of the customer segment(s) one predominantly serves.

    Selective Attention to Detail - The ability to manage significant amounts of data efficiently, extracting what is truly important and meaningful.

    Self-Confidence - A strong, balanced opinion of one’s abilities, convictions and actions.

    Smart (problem solving) - Using one’s intellectual ability in effective ways, analyzing and solving problems, conceptualizing solutions, I thinking outside the box.

    Team Leadership - The ability to in involve, motivate and lead by directing and leveraging the strengths of the individual and group.

    Teamwork and Cooperation A genuine orientation toward working cooperatively with others, being part of a team, and working collaboratively as opposed to separately.

  • Technical Knowledge - A thorough working knowledge of Company products, technical issues facing customers, and general industry trends;
  • the ability to use technical language and convey technical knowledge in establishing and building credibility.

    Tenacity and Resilience - The ability to recover quickly from setbacks and patiently pursue goals regardless of obstacles.

    Recruiting and Hiring The ability to identify and attract people who can make a contribution to the success of the company.

    Preferred Requirements

    Educational : Certified Public Accountant

    Experience : Oracle HRIS Experience

    Skills : Sarbanes Oxley

    Competencies :

    Customer Knowledge - A thorough knowledge of customer products, needs, and opportunities.

    Negotiation Skill - The ability to effectively persuade customers and colleagues in order to reach mutually beneficial agreements.

    Organization Understanding - A complete understanding of the Company organization in which one works, i.e., understanding of formal and informal structures and hierarchies, understanding of politics, knowing who influences whom, and where to go to make things happen.

    Presentation Skill - The ability to compile and present information in a manner that informs and persuades the audience.

    Process Management - The ability to coordinate business processes and information flow effectively between Company and customers.


  • The position is based in SunPower Philippines Manufacturing Ltd office in Biñan, Laguna
  • At Maxeon Solar Technologies, we believe records are made to be broken.

    Join our dynamic team where we :

    Lead Decisively

    Innovate Relentlessly

    Do the Right Thing

    Diversity at SunPower : Equal Opportunity EmployerSunPower 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.

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