• Tax Accountant

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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  • Job Description



    We currently have an opening for a SENIOR TAX ANALYST within our TAX DEPARTMENT. This position will be stationed at our headquarters facility in Raleigh/Durham, NC.



    This Senior Tax Analyst role will support Cree’s Tax Managers to ensure domestic, state, and international compliance and regulatory requirements are met. This includes, but is not limited to, preparation of quarterly and annual tax provisions under ASC 740, assistance with FIN 48 and SOX compliance documentation, supporting workpaper preparation for Cree’s federal and state tax compliance, assistance with federal, state, and international income and franchise tax audits, merger & acquisition support, and tax technical research. This role is expected to advance as Cree’s tax profile gains complexity.


    Job Responsibilities:

    • Prepare federal and state quarterly and annual tax provision in accordance with ASC 740 using ONESOURCE Tax Provision
    • Preparation of FIN 48 supporting workpapers including supporting technical memorandums
    • Provide assistance to outside service provider preparing U.S. federal and state tax returns including internal analysis and preparation of Sch. M calculations, federal and state tax credits, state apportionment, and all required disclosures
    • Preparation of U.S. federal and state income and franchise tax quarterly estimated tax payments
    • Perform monthly reconciliations of tax accounts
    • Assist in federal, state, and international tax examinations, including responsibility for drafting communications, preparation of responses to information document requests and related inquiries
    • Perform annual state nexus review, or as needed, to adapt to changing business environment
    • Support tax technical research and strategic planning in association with tax reform implementation and, as needed, merger & acquisition activities
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with SOX 404 internal controls and testing


    • CPA certification or active progress towards certification
    • Minimum of 2 years in Public Accounting or Industry in area of corporate income tax
    • Direct experience with U.S. federal and state compliance
    • ASC 740 and FIN 48 knowledge
    • Comfortable compiling, analyzing, and organizing large volumes of data
    • Display Cree’s Values
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Motivated to learn and grow within the organization


    • Experience using ONESOURCE Tax Provision or other similar software
    • Organized with the ability to work many projects and tasks simultaneously
    • Detail oriented with a focus on completing a work product requiring minimal changes
    • Self-motivated with drive and initiative



    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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