Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Accounting Manager

Date Posted:  Feb 25, 2024
Requisition ID:  989
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27703

Brand:  CreeLED

Cree LED offers one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of application-optimized LED chips and components, leading the industry in performance and reliability. Our team delivers best-in-class technology and breakthrough solutions for focused applications in high power and mid-power general lighting, specialty lighting and video screens. With more than thirty years of experience, Cree LED develops products backed by expert design assistance, superior sales support and industry-best global customer service.

 

Overview

Cree LED is looking for an Accounting Manager to lead the accounting close process and provide cross-functional business support, as well as technical expertise. As an Accounting Manager, you will also have the opportunity to shape and redefine future processes and improvements.

 

The Accounting Manager reports to the Corporate Controller. As a Finance team member, you will develop broad-based business knowledge and leadership experience while establishing a strong technical foundation. Lead the monthly and quarterly close processes, including review and preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.

 

This is an on-site/hybrid position located in Durham, North Carolina.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead monthly and quarterly close processes, including review and preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Perform financial analysis and variance analysis to identify trends, discrepancies, and opportunities for improvement
  • Support dynamic business needs impacting accounting close, working cross-functionally with business partners to identify solutions for ad-hoc technical issues requiring accounting guidance as well as to provide project leadership to drive business solutions
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations (e.g., GAAP)
  • Provide technical accounting support (US GAAP accounting guidance) to the business unit partners, including research and recommendations on accounting issues, as well as implementation of accounting and policy changes
  • Provide support to internal and external audit activities including preparation and review of audit schedules as needed
  • Responsible for monitoring and adhering to the business unit’s revenue recognition processes and policies, including the calculation of sales reserve
  • Follow and monitor internal controls to ensure accounting activities are in accordance with established legal, regulatory and company policies and procedures
  • Provide direct assistance to the Director of Accounting on the preparation of the business unit financial reporting package and related deliverables
  • Drive process improvements by identifying and executing changes to be more effective and efficient including leveraging data and technology to unlock value
  • Facilitate other ad hoc requests, such as documentation of key transactions through technical accounting memorandums and other projects to support accounting team or business unit
  • Support special project work as needed, including identification and execution of continuous improvement projects and activities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation
  • Public accounting experience
  • 8+ years of experience in general ledger accounting and financial reporting
  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel
  • Solid knowledge of U.S. GAAP, SEC reporting standards, accounting policies and financial statements and research skills
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to influence and lead cross-functional projects
  • Advanced MS Excel skills

Compensation & Benefits

The pay range that the Company reasonably expects to pay for this position in Durham, NC is $85,000 - $115,000; the pay ultimately offered within the expected range may vary based on business considerations, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and education. The position is bonus-eligible, and there are medical, dental, and vision benefits available. There is a 401k saving plan and other benefits, such as Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, and an Employee Assistance Plan.   

 

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

SGH, together with its affiliates, is committed to creating a diverse environment that embraces differences and fosters inclusion.

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly committed to all policies which will afford equal opportunity employment to all qualified persons without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, creed, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh