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Assistant Corporate Controller

Date: Jun 11, 2022

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 15878

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the VP Corporate Controller, the Assistant Corporate Controller oversees consolidation, period end journal entries, general ledger, accounts receivables, accounts payable and accruals, account reconciliations, fixed assets, internal management report etc.  Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency. Ensures integration of data produced into systems and supports objectives of financial analysts. Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data.  Lead annual audits, quarterly reviews and special projects.  This position involves significant interaction with external auditors, finance staff, and process owners in other functions.  Ensures proper recordkeeping for document retention. Hires, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Manage and own the entire month, quarter and year-end closing process
  • Manage the preparation of financials, balance sheet reconciliations, and financial audits by analyzing financial data; comparing data to third-party information, budgets, or actual results; researching balance sheet account variances; managing and preparing financial information for audits; and participating in meetings with other functional groups and external auditors
  • Design and implement business processes to ensure efficiency and compliance; working with finance and accounting departments when reviewing new accounting programs; and assisting in resolution of accounting problems arising between internal departments.
  • Ensure consistent application of accounting policies and practices worldwide
  • Review and approve various journal entries and relating reconciliations
  • General accounting and consolidation (GL, Revenue and AR reserves, Accruals, Cash, and Fixed Assets, key balance sheet reserves, roll-forwards and account reconciliations)
  • Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable reconciliation process
  • Review of monthly consolidated financial statements and perform variance analysis and investigate differences
  • Communicate accounting results by explaining variances and anomalies in account balances; determining accounting influence on future proposals, and discussing the effects with management and the Finance Team;
  • Manage the account reconciliation process by providing training and guidance to team members; reviewing account reconciliations to ensure accuracy, resolving issues or questions about unusual account balances; driving process improvements for the account reconciliation process; and communicating reconciliation results to the Corporate Controller and/or CFO.
  • Provide supervision and development opportunities for the team by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties; providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness.
  • Manage the preparation of audit schedules
  • Prepare financial information in accordance with GAAP and regulatory requirements by assisting in the research of regulatory changes; and ensuring the company financial statements are compliant with GAAP.   
  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans;  
  • Assist and provide support for external reporting - 10Q and 10K
  • Drive automation of manual processes to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of existing processes
  • Policy and procedures development and documentation
  • Engage with external auditors as needed
  • Participate in 404 SOX project 


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance        
  • 10-15 years of experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Big 4 and industry blended experience and CPA is required
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail is critical to this role
  • Strong knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Has the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Experience analyzing large amounts of financial data
  • Must have demonstrated presentation skills and able to easily present financial data in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • SAP experience is required
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements a plus
  • Hi-tech industry experience preferred

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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