Technical Accountant (General Accountant 2) – Lumentum Operations LLC – Milpitas, CA

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit


Accountant, Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting

Reporting to the Director of the Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting group, the Technical Accountant will be responsible for accounting and reporting of various complex transactions which may include; revenue, leases, restructuring activity, stock-based compensation and pensions. The successful candidate will heavily liaise with external auditors and other Lumentum functional groups, including global HR, FP&A, Legal, Treasury and Operational finance teams. The ideal candidate for this position will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and have strong working knowledge U.S. GAAP. Additionally they will be a hands-on team player possessing solid organizational and communication skills.

Lumentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE, Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

Key responsibilities:
Responsible for orders review, contract review and revenue accounting and reporting.

Responsible for the preparation of audit schedules assigned by management

Responsible for month-end close activities of complex transactions including recurring activities such as leases, ARO, pension, impairment analysis as well as non-recurring activities such as restructuring

Assist with the preparation of external reporting to the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), including Form 10-K, Form 10-Q’s and Form 8-K (earning release); coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure a timely review and filing process; maintain and update SEC filings documents and supporting schedules in Workiva

Assist with technical accounting research including the drafting of memos and position papers surrounding complex transactions

Formulation and execution of an annual internal audit and Sarbanes Oxley (“SOX”) plan

Accountability for outside consultants/contractors to assist with SOX responsibilities as well as with other initiatives, as necessary

Coordination and evaluation of quarterly SOX certifications

Reviewing all company processes and streamlining them and improving them, as necessary

Perform ad-hoc projects assigned by management


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related discipline

U.S. CPA strongly preferred

3+ years overall accounting experience

Combination of public accounting and technology company experience preferred

Excellent written and spoken English language skills

Strong U.S. GAAP working knowledge

Strong systems knowledge (Oracle, Workiva, Equity Edge and Hyperion Essbase preferred).

Strong collaboration and cross-functional influencing skills

Must be able to work in a high-paced team environment

Must have a “can do” attitude

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Milpitas-HQ, CA USA

400 N McCarthy Blvd





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Jun 6, 2017, 12:27:45 PM

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