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Accounting, Auditing & Finance
JR-0000049328 Requisition #
Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!


This is an individual contributor position, basically, the Lead Accountant for Corporate accounting group. This position will have heavy interface with various finance departments, such as FP&A, reporting, treasury and operational finance teams, as well as external auditors. This includes participating in accounting processes harmonization, accounting policies update, performing technical research to resolve accounting and reporting issues, monitoring and helping to implement new accounting standards, financial reporting and accounting. The candidate must be highly motivated, detail-oriented and a team player with a strong sense of urgency.  

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or related degree
  • Strong understanding and application of GAAP and SEC/financial reporting requirements including financial statements and financial statement footnotes
  • A minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience including experience working in industry
  • Public accounting / audit experience with a CPA certificate preferred
  • Experience with SAP/ Oracle preferred
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power-point required
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities and effectively meet deadlines
  • Excellent planning and problem solving skills with the ability to work in a fast paced and limited resource environment
  • Strong communication skills including providing guidance to international teams, drafting accounting memos and explaining areas of responsibility to internal and external audit teams


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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