• Senior Internal Auditor

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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  • Job Description

    Job Summary

    Cree is searching for a Senior Internal Auditor to aid in the completion of audit procedures to support financial reporting required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), general operations, and policy and regulatory compliance. The qualified candidate will be tasked with partnering with internal and external resources to provide support and documentation of audit results and related procedures.  This role requires minimal travel to Cree subsidiary locations.


    What can Cree do for you?

    • Expand your internal audit and manufacturing skill-set to aid in your career growth
    • Potential upward or lateral mobility in a thriving organization
    • A chance to showcase acquired knowledge through your documented audit results and process improvement recommendations
    • High visibility in Cree’s business through interaction with all levels of Cree’s management, employee base, and external auditors


    What can you do for Cree?

    • Assist in performing audit risk assessments, documenting business processes and internal controls, updating audit programs, and performing initial and follow-up audits in accordance with established Internal Audit Department standards and procedures
    • Assist in performing walk-through and testing procedures of significant business cycles to gain in-depth understanding of transaction flows and operational effectiveness of controls (e.g., inventory unit flows and cycle counting, procurement to payment, sales order to cash conversion, etc.)
    • Participate in operational, financial, and compliance internal audits and special projects while ensuring quality and timeliness
    • Collaborate with management to recommend cost-effective solutions to address process challenges, design and control gaps, and operating deficiencies. Follow-up with management to ensure remediation is adequately implemented.
    • Work effectively in a team environment to plan and perform audit procedures, including the presentation of findings, risks, and recommendations to business process owners and senior management
    • Develop and maintain knowledge of company policies and procedures and current developments in auditing and accounting professions


    What you need for success:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related discipline
    • At least 4-5 years of experience in an internal audit or public accounting role, preferably with exposure to SEC filers
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to operate within teams of different cultures
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
    • Knowledge of US GAAP, US GAAS, IIA Standards, and COSO criteria


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • CIA, CPA, CFE and/or other relevant certifications
    • Master’s of Accounting degree
    • Experience working with Oracle or similar ERP systems and auditing IT application controls
    • Understanding of data analytics procedures/techniques
    • Prior manufacturing/inventory experience


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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