Title:  Manager, Accounting


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  74841

About NetApp

We’re forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can’t do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it’s in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?

Job Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this position leads a corporate accounting team, with primary responsibilities for key significant accounting accruals and estimates, and related accounting policies and processes. This position will also support the External Reporting and Technical Accounting team in providing oversight of company-wide accounting policies, the interpretation and application of US GAAP as it relates to certain activities, and, if applicable, the implementation of new accounting standards.

Job Requirements


Essential Functions:

  • Manage the migration of decentralized accounting activities to the RTP location
  • Oversee the preparation and review of critical accounting accruals and estimates. Own related controls and policies and coordinate as needed with our auditors.
  • Streamline and simplify existing accounting processes and procedures
  • Support Controllership compliance activities
  • Lead or participate in special projects as needed
  • Support the External Reporting & Technical Accounting team with the following activities as needed:
    • Preparation of earnings releases, 10-Qs and 10-Ks
    • Providing accounting guidance to finance teams, and writing technical memos, to ensure material transactions are properly recorded
    • Monitoring emerging accounting standards and assisting with their implementation
    • Managing the creation, review and application of company-wide accounting policies and procedures


Required Skills:

  • Ability to effectively motivate, manage and develop a team of one to two accounting professionals
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills; effective prioritization of deadline-driven activities
  • Ability to effectively research, interpret and clearly communicate GAAP rules to individuals across the company
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong collaboration skills; ability to successfully partner with Legal, Investor Relations, FP&A, Field Finance and others on cross-functional initiatives

Education and Preferred Experience

  • 6+ years in Accounting / Finance roles, with at least 3 years of Public Accounting Firm Experience
  • Experience either working for a public company or working on public company engagements
  • Experience with High-Tech Industry helpful
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA required

Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities. 
We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  
If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us. 

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