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Accounting, Auditing & Finance
JR-0000051168 Requisition #
Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

Western Digital is currently seeking a Director, Financial Planning, and Analysis to join our Devices BU Finance Team. This position will provide extensive business partnering and will have ownership of all aspects of forecast, reports, and Key Performance Indicators for Client Segment Group. This position is based out of Irvine and will require travel to our Northern California locations.

  • Ownership of the FP&A function, including financial planning and tracking of operating expenses, headcount reporting, monthly close support, quarterly forecasting, annual budgeting, and variance analyses
  • Partner with General Manager and segment leads for Client group to forecast and execute P&L
  • Analyze complex financial information from various sources to size risks and opportunities as well as provide recommendations to executives
  • Preparing, reporting and presenting operating plans and reviews of performance relative to prior operating plans and metrics
  • Developing and Maintaining and developing complex financial models to forecast and support the business objectives
  • Preparation of presentations, weekly/monthly/quarterly reports, and detailed analysis to summarize key business conclusions for management on revenue and gross margin
  • Participates in special projects as assigned
  • Partner with BU and Finance leadership on short and long term financial planning
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Return on investment analysis
  • Lead, mentor, and grow the team
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management preferred
  • 15 years of relevant experience in Financial Planning and Analysis
  • 10 or more years of management experience required
  • Ability to convey financial performance to audiences at different levels in the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills, and ability to work and effectively communicate with senior-level business partners
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills
  • People management skills and leadership, the ability to inspire and motivate a team
  • Experience with Excel, PowerPoint and Enterprise Financial Planning Systems


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.


Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.


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