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Revenue Director - Technical Accounting

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 15883

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:

We are seeking an experienced Director of Revenue that will be a part of the worldwide revenue accounting team, part of the Supermicro worldwide Finance and Accounting organization.  We are looking for a high-energy, hands-on individual that has the ability to mentor and nurture a team of Revenue Managers and Sr. Revenue Analysts.  We are a growing company, looking for individuals to drive best practices, efficiency, and have a desire to learn and grow with us.

The Director of Revenue Accounting will be a key part of Supermicro technical revenue accounting role, acts a technical subject matter expert on ASC 606 and interfaces with the revenue team and other finance organization and external auditors, will own the technical accounting guidance and application within revenue transactions worldwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

  • Manager all aspects of revenue cycle to ensure accurate revenue recognition under ASC606, including updating the revenue recognition policies manuals and procedures
  • Lead technical accounting discussions relating to revenue recognition and be the subject matter expert to drive matters to conclusion
  • Ability to communicate highly technical perspectives to individuals with varying degrees of experience in the subject matter ranging from sales personnel and certain other customer-facing individuals, other finance personnel, and management
  • Responsible for driving integration alignment between revenue related areas including enhancing accounting based key revenue controls, operational improvements, including providing important analytics to help drive strategic decisions, and possible system enhancement and automations.
  • Review customer contracts for rev rec implications and work with Sales on structuring transaction deals. Exercise judgment within defined policies and authoritative literature to determine appropriate action related to revenue-related transactions 
  • Prepare technical accounting memo and provides guidance to non-finance organizations based on new accounting guidelines
  • Manage the monthly revenue close process including timely completion of all close analysis and reviews
  • Work actively with external and internal auditors to ensure that company revenue recognition interpretation and internal revenue guidance are consistent and compliant with GAAP and all technical pronouncements
  • Implement timely reporting and process improvements based upon industry trends, authoritative literature and business objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 15+ years of progressive experience - preferably a mix of Big 4 accounting firm experience (preferably at the Sr. Manager level) and public companies with multiple, complex revenue streams in a high-growth environment; multi-national industry experience.  
  • Licensed CPA.  
  • Experience and in-depth technical knowledge of revenue accounting related to multi element arrangements with strong application knowledge of ASC 606  
  • Ability to conduct technical accounting research and document findings  
  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills as well as ability to effectively use accounting knowledge to collaborate, guide and interact professionally with a wide range of personnel at various levels within the organization to drive sound business decisions  
  • Ability to effectively present information with confidence and accuracy to various levels of internal management and external auditors
  • Strong judgement and decision making skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt to change
  • Exceptional organizational skills, project management experience to include management of large-scale/global initiatives  
  • Experience in managing team members to achieve results, and ability to train and develop employees  
  • Matrix leadership experience of direct reports and cross-functional teams (Finance, Marketing, and Legal)  
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations, while problem solving and effectively multi-tasking to arrive at the correct resolutions  
  • Strong knowledge of SOX requirements, including the ability to assess, develop and implement internal controls 
  • Experience with larger ERP systems (SAP), RevPro and related data across a global business
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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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