• Senior Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-Racine
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  • Job Description

    Senior Finance Analyst

    Cree is seeking a Senior finance analyst for our Racine, WI lighting location. This will include the development and monitoring of Racine planning, budgeting and analysis, Departmental operating expense development and reviews, sales variation and gross margin analyses.

    What can Cree do for you?

    • Potential for upward mobility in a thriving organization
    • Chance to work with all levels of a global organization
    • High visibility in a $1+ billion company

    What can you do for Cree?

    • FP&A process to drive consistency, efficiency and effectiveness throughout the business and across the organization
    • Provide annual and quarterly budget premises and scenarios to be presented to the business unit leadership
    • Provide business unit functional leader’s analytical support for special projects and decisions (i.e. NPI support, Capital evaluations, margin analysis for product/pricing decisions, etc.)
    • Monitor the impact and update all cost reduction program's activities
    • Provide and support the divisions, operations and corporate functions in product margin analysis
    • Review Operations Departmental expense variances and provide consolidated reporting to control and analyze cost changes
    • Responsible for complete and accurate account reconciliations for all applicable general ledger accounts and appropriate follow-up on significant reconciling items
    • Ensure compliance of all SOX 404 control procedures. Support the internal and external auditors in their testing of those controls, providing support and analyses where required

    What you need for success:

    • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance.
    • 5-8 years of overall experience
    • Experience managing general accounting functions
    • Experience in financial planning and analysis for manufacturing environments
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills that can motivate, engage and guide individuals toward action and goal attainment
    • Advanced knowledge/exposure to an enterprise wide system (Oracle preferred)
    • Intermediate to advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Strong analytical, accounting and problem solving skills
    • Sound technical knowledge of accounting standards and exposure to or knowledge of SOX requirements

    Highly preferred skills and certifications:

    • CPA/MBA/CMA preferred
    • Big 4 Accounting firm experience preferred


    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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