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Finance Business Partner

Sundrive Solar

Sundrive Solar

Accounting & Finance
New South Wales, Australia
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023
About Us:SunDrive’s proprietary technology enables the use of copper instead of silver for the solar cell electrodes. This technological breakthrough has significant benefits, including greater efficiency, lower cost, scalable supply chain and more environmentally friendly production.SunDrive founded in 2015, is backed by some of Australia’s top venture capital firms (Blackbird, MainSequence, Virescent, Grok), tech founders and the Australian Government (CEFC, CSIRO,ARENA). SunDrive has quickly grown from a UNSW PhD project in a garage to producing the world’s most efficient commercial-sized solar cells.We are looking for a new Finance Business Partner to join our team at SunDrive to focus on a number of new projects. You will be an integral part of our growing team and focus on the collation and preparation of project based financial information such as project budgeting, milestone report, forecasting and project risk and opportunity management.You will work closely with SunDrive’s project teams to ensure that projects are delivered on budget and within compliance of agreed deadlines.You will focus on:
  • Support the preparation of project budget financials
  • Collect up-to-date project financial data, improve forecast quality, and actively drive measures to achieve financial targets
  • Prepare milestone financial reports according to requirements
  • Partner with project execution teams to drive continuous improvements and cost savings across projects
  • Provide timely and accurate financial insight for project risk and opportunity management (e.g. quantification of project delay financial risk)
  • Work closely with division leaders in forecasting our PV manufacturing costing roadmap

  • Significant experience within the finance and accounting space
  • Current CA / CPA / CFA qualification
  • Proven experience partnering with the business to provide expert advice
  • Previous experience in the Solar / PV manufacturing industry
  • Strong financial modelling and analytical skills
  • Experience with Xero is highly desirable

Benefits @ SunDrive!🧠Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Free confidential counselling offered to all employees (full time, part time and casual employment) and their immediate family members from first day of employment with SunDrive
✏️Learning & Development
  • AUD $1,000 per calendar year
  • 5 days of leave at full pay
🧸Parental Leave
  • 13 weeks of leave at full pay for the primary caregiver
  • 6 weeks leave for the secondary caregiver (4 weeks Full Pay, 2 weeks Government incentive)
  • 6 weeks of parental bereavement leave at full pay for both primary and secondary caregivers
💻Hybrid Working
  • Up to 2 days working from home per work week for non site and operations staff
🚌Transportation Allowance
  • Up to AUD $45 per week for public transport / tolls, 52 weeks per calendar year
Additional Information:SunDrive Solar Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.SunDrive is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.