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Assistant Controller III

Company: Cree Lighting
Location: Racine
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Cree Lighting a Company of IDEAL Industries is a market-leading innovator of LED lighting for indoor, outdoor and intelligent lighting applications that improve society and safeguard our planet. Additionally, our cutting-edge technology delivers reliable performance and value beyond light for office and industrial buildings, schools and universities, municipalities, automotive dealerships, healthcare facilities, and more!If you are a numbers guru who loves analyzing and telling a story via financial data, this Assistant Controller role is for you. This position's primary purpose is to provide cost analysis and financial reporting for the Lighting business unit. This role will be in-depth with Operations, Manufacturing, and Engineering while reviewing inventory costing transactions. This includes providing accounting support through month-end journal entries and account reconciliations. You must be the financial translator to transform numbers on a page to a non-financial audience.This work and team are hybrid & onsite at our Headquarters in Racine, WI.Cree Lighting a company of IDEAL Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to belonging, inclusion, and diversity in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. We realize that providing a culture that represents a diverse background and skillset only makes us a brighter place to work.We have an outstanding benefits package that starts DAY ONE! We offer medical, dental, vision, 401K with match and a pension plan! We are values-based organization that seeks people that integrate with our culture and grow with the business over time. We are privately held - so we think in terms of generations, not quarters.EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BEGIN DAY 1:Pension Plan (4% company contribution)A maximum of $5,250 each year for tuition reimbursementPTO/VacationChoice of Family Medical Plans (company contributes/HSA/PPO)Telemedicine / virtual medicine optionsFamily Dental InsuranceFamily Vision InsuranceWellness Program and discountsFamily Basic Life/AD&DFamily Supplemental Life/AD&DDisability InsuranceRetirement 401(k) (4% company match)Identity Theft ProtectionUp to $325 per year gym membership reimbursementEmployee Assistance PlanResponsibilities:Facilitate the Construction in Progress process with Project Managers; ultimately, turning CIP's into Fixed AssetsAdd, retire, adjust fixed assets as needed in Fixed Asset ERP ModulePrepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations related to CIP's and Fixed AssetsUnderstand average costing of inventory and contribution costing of inventory. Create and enhance sales reports and cost modelsPerform periodic updates to multiple cost analyzes and processesInteracts regularly with manufacturing, purchasing, sales, marketing, and engineering providing support of KPI reports.Works with other team members and groups throughout the Company to gain efficiencies and implement financial process improvements through standardization and automationQualifications:Degree in accounting, finance or related field4-8 years accounting and/or finance experience working in a finance role supporting a large corporationSignificant data modeling experience in Excel using Vlookup and pivot tablesPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAccounting or Finance DegreePrior experience using Oracle E Business Suite ERPExperience with Fixed Asset accountingExperience with Average and Standard CostingData analysis experience utilizing Power BI or similar toolsExperience in a manufacturing environment

Keywords: Cree Lighting, Racine , Assistant Controller III, Accounting, Auditing , Racine, Wisconsin

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