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FP&A Manager

First Solar Inc
Perrysburg, OH 43551
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Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the worlds energy mix.

Primary Job Functions:

Job Description Summary:

  • Leads multiple Analyst-level associates in assembly of actuals, forecasts, budgets, and plans for covered businesses or functions
  • Works with operational leads in support of their functional area providing quantitative & strategic analysis, reporting and financial direction on operational goals.
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and proactively addresses complex financial modeling.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, finance, Accounting, Economics, ore related field required
  • Masters Degree in Business, Finance, accounting, or related field preferred
  • 12 years of business related (preferably Finance/Accounting) experience.
  • Manufacturing experience desired
  • Multinational location organization, preferred

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Manage others and demonstrates team core values
  • Effectively review analysis and management reports, creating new integrity checks to ensure error free product
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Owns relationships with at least one business or functional leader and identifies opportunities to provide value-added analysis beyond basic actuals, forecasts, budgets, and reports
  • Detail oriented and understands drivers of business and market (strong business acumen)
  • Ability to manage change in a rapidly developing environment
  • Identify & research complex issues to develop proposals independently and implement
  • Solid written and oral communications skills
  • Solid computer skills Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • ERP systems experience
  • Understands/interprets financial statements and GAAP
  • Understand/manage costing and inventory matters for manufacturing company
  • Deliver complex analysis and presentation materials on time and at a level of quality appropriate for senior executives
  • Experience preparing and consolidating monthly and annual forecasts, desired

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team (Teams goal setting, GPS review & manage staff motivation/issues/ training requirements).
  • Drive the analyst team to achieve common goal/objectives ;
  • Play the advisory role to Site senior management in term of steering them into right cost path , spending pattern , and ensure ad hoc analysis meet Site and FS Senior management aspiration
  • Work closely with Site Senior Management to drive cost reduction program and CPW objective and ensure clear reporting on cost/spending actual versus forecast ;
  • Act as bridge between Site Senior management and BU FP &A to ensure mutual objective is achieved ;
  • Ensure Site P&L and Balance Sheet are free of misstatement error and all the trends/abnormalities are well research and explained ;
  • Delivery of Financial Close Deck seamlessly ( no major queries from Corp ) and timely
  • Manage the closing activities and financial forecasting process for the companys Module business, including development of the AOP, monthly forecast and long-term plan
  • Ensure that the systems, tools and processes used to develop these products are adequate to both the near-term and long-term business requirement

Reporting Relationships:

  • This position report to the FP&A Director with dot line with Manufacturing Plant Manager
  • This position will manage a team of 2 to 3 analysts


  • Minimum travel require < 10%

US Physical Requirements:

All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. First Solar is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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