Manager, Cost Accounting

Date: Jul 7, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 24650

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:

The Manager, Cost Accounting reports to the Sr. Manager, Cost Accounting and is responsible for day to day cost accounting activities in accordance with Super Micro's established policies and procedures. This individual will be responsible for overall accounting and costing functions, including audit and compliance with both internal policies and external regulations. Responsibilities require in-depth knowledge in cost accounting, manufacturing processes, GAAP and SAP best practices. A substantial portion of this position will involve participating in teams driving continuous process improvements within our team

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain and expand the cost accounting process for the Company
• Prepare and direct the implementation of cost accounting methods and activities
• Analyze actual manufacturing costs, prepare periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs and maintain the standard cost system ensuring standards represent actual costs
• Prepare inventory and warranty reserve analysis and work with other departments for inputs
• Perform product COGS, variances and margin analysis
• Responsible for month end close in cost accounting areas
• Prepare various cost accounting reports for presentation to upper management
• Support cost accounting activities with Supermicro’s Taiwan and Netherlands offices
• Interface with external auditors and assist in external quarterly reviews and annual audit
• Participate in other accounting and/or management projects as necessary
• Supervise cost accounting team, including directing work, providing training and development and managing performance related issues


• Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting with a CMA/CPA preferred
• 5 years of experience in high tech manufacturing industry preferred 
• Strong GAAP accounting and analytical skills
• Experience with major ERP software and SAP highly preferred
• Demonstrate supervisory and leadership experience
• Solid verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills to work effectively in fast paced environment
• Work effectively in a team environment
• Proficient computer user with advance knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

• 3 years of experience in Big 4 CPA firm preferred

Salary Range

$96,000 - $164,000 

The salary offered will depend on several factors, including your location, level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience, and comparison to other employees already in this role. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation, such as participation in bonus and equity award programs.

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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