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Accounting, Auditing & Finance
JR-0000059698 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

  • Reporting to the Chief Audit Executive, leadership of the finance & operational audit pillar, assistance developing the overall Internal Audit function, and involvement with the leaders of the other internal audit pillars – IT audit, Channel audit, Data Analytics, and Audit Operations. 
  • Day-to-day management and supervision of the finance & operational audit pillar including:
  • Assisting in performance of annual risk assessment of the business, development of an overall audit plan, and quarterly refreshes of the risk assessment and the audit plan
  • Implementing the internal audit plan, including ownership of multiple financial, operational, compliance, site, and cross functional audits across the global business
  • Executing and reviewing project risk assessments, planning, and scoping decisions on individual audit and consulting projects
  • Executing and reviewing controls documentation, testing approach, and fieldwork execution for individual audit and consulting projects
  • Executing and reviewing draft and final audit and consulting reports
  • Assisting in coordinating, planning, reviewing, and executing on Management’s assessment of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting
  • Developing, cultivating, and growing relationships with key stakeholders across various business functional and operational areas
  • Assisting with coordinating and managing relationships with the external auditor
  • Developing, coaching, and mentoring staff, seniors, and managers in Internal Audit
  • Developing, delivering, and supporting career development and training for staff, seniors, and managers in Internal Audit
  • Assisting in the maturation of the data analytics function, including working to audit robotic process automations, application controls, and other IT dependent controls in close coordination with the data analytics and IT leaders
  • Assisting with continued development and refinement of strategy, structure, operations, and model for the global Internal Audit function as part of the Internal Audit leadership team


  • Work experience: 12+ years of progressive work experience with some US Public Company Internal Audit experience with global focus. Preference for experience with a large US Public Company in an internal audit leadership position and background with a large public accounting firm.
  • Certification: CIA or CPA (or equivalent) professional certification required. Preference for additional certifications including CIA, CPA (or equivalent), CISA, or PMP.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree with focus on Accounting, Information Systems, or Finance required. Preference for a Master’s degree.
  • Internal Audit Project Execution Skills: Risk assessment, testing, sampling, review, root cause identification, audit reporting, and consulting skills required. Preference for additional skills in other internal audit pillars.
  • Internal Audit Operations Execution Skills: Outstanding project, time, and resource management skills required. 
  • Internal Audit Technical Skills: Ability to understand and analyze complex business process, internal control theory, COSO 2013, governance, and expert knowledge in finance & operational audit pillar required. Preference for prior industry knowledge.
  • Internal Audit Soft Skills: Ability to apply oversight and judgment across a broad range of finance, operations, compliance, and cross functional areas, constructively managing difficult conversations, excellent presentation skills, influence and manage expectations of stakeholders, coaching and developing team members, relationship building, and business partnering skills required. 
  • Travel: Ability and willingness to travel domestically in the US and internationally up to 25%.


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

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