Sunrun, Inc

  • Sr. Manager, Strategic Finance & Analytics - Corporate Team

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Requisition ID
    2019-12894
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Strategic Finance & Analytics team is responsible for improving strategic and financial decision-making across Sunrun. We serve as a trusted adviser to the business to help inform and guide decision making through business partner support and insightful analyses. We are shoulder to shoulder and drive to outcomes with our business partners. We are looking for bright, goal-oriented individuals who will succeed in a fast-paced environment and thrive in building and improving processes that will allow the company to scale. The SF&A team believes in scaling via software (we use Anaplan), not headcount. We have built a planning system and process where every function in the organization plans together in real-time on a monthly basis, so there is less time spent exporting data & more emphasis on focusing on what matters. This leads to more opportunities for each member of the team at a company that generates >$1.5B in proceeds and has >200K customers that is fundamentally changing the energy landscape, growing >20% yoy.

     

    The opportunity in this role is to play a lead role in synthesizing the financial story for our CFO and COO. You will be the source of truth for finance management reporting and condense what several finance business partners will provide to you as their individual stories into one punchy output for our leadership, driving insight and focus towards the areas needed going forward. This is the perfect entry point into Sunrun for those with Investment Banking, Consulting, or FP&A experience outside of Solar, as you see everything from the 30,000 ft. view and learn quickly what the most important levers of the business are. Additionally, this role will keep everyone on our team on track during the monthly and quarterly planning calendar, ensuring we submit and close off items when expected, all while proactively communicating any areas of risk or opportunity. Lastly, this role will also drive reporting best practices via newer tools such as PowerPivot, Looker, and our core planning system, Anaplan.

     

    Who we are:

    If change means solving one of the biggest challenges of our time by reinventing the way people power their homes, then we say bring it on. It doesn’t hurt that we’re reducing carbon emissions, adding new jobs to the economy, and having fun while doing it. In 2007, Sunrun co-Founders Ed Fenster and Lynn Jurich set out to make home solar mainstream. Upfront cost was a huge barrier to home solar adoption, so they invented the model now known as "Solar as a Service."   Sunrun allows homeowners to pay for solar power, not the panels. This means Sunrun owns, maintains, and monitors the system while homeowners pay for the electricity it produces. Each business day, we install $2 million worth of solar and facilitate one solar installation every 10 minutes. Our network of more than 30 leading solar installers employs more than 3,000 people.

     

    For Sunrunners in SF&A, we offer competitive compensation (cash + equity), 401K match, tuition reimbursement, unlimited PTO, and the opportunity to have an impact at a company changing the way we create and consume energy.

    Responsibilities

       Own the monthly forecast process and management reporting for SF&A – we aim for less than 5% variance of our forecasts vs. actuals (tracking ~2%)

    ·          Summarize financial story into monthly/quarterly reviews with finance business partners and VP SF&A

    ·          Own the management reporting of the financial story for the CFO and COO

    ·          Earn the trust, resulting in strategic projects and advisory opportunities

    ·          Quickly evolve to influencing those same leaders w/ optimizations needed to move the business forward

    Qualifications

    As this is a highly cross-functional role, candidates are required to be highly analytical and very effective communicators. The candidate should be a self-starter with a strong work ethic, highly team-oriented, inquisitive, enjoy problem solving and focused on driving towards results.

    • Bachelor’s degree from top-tier university in Business, Finance, Accounting, or Economics
    • 5-7 years prior work experience in Finance (FP&A + Investment Banking, FP&A + Consulting, FP&A + Big4)
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills
    • Comfortable with fast-paced, demanding environment
    • Experience with Anaplan HIGHLY preferred, not required. Experience w/ TM1, Hyperion Essbase, Oracle

    DISCLAIMER

     

    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  
     
    Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need.  We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.

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