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Accounting, Auditing & Finance
JR-0000048421 Requisition #

Western Digital       


The next big thing in data is you!

Looking for a versatile financial professional to join the team as a Finance Manager. This person will oversee the G&A finance team as we build on our existing Finance capabilities and develop processes to support business growth. We’re looking for someone with strong business partnering skills who is a self-starter, great communicator, and enjoys collaborating with people with a diverse set of talents, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. This role will oversee team of Sr FA’s who support the G&A organization (including Finance, Legal and Real Estate) and report directly to the Sr. Director of Finance, Corporate FP&A.To be successful with partners and business leads, the role requires a mix of strong analytical, business process excellence and reporting skills to provide appropriate business insight and guide financial execution. In addition, the successful candidate will have the ability and confidence to work across teams, understand and communicate complex concepts, bring business insights, drive change and influence results.



  • Partner with the G&A teams to develop business intelligence / analytics / benchmark metrics on productivity, operations, cost of support, etc.
  • Drive finance process for forecasting, target setting, and budgeting in alignment with the corporate timelines. Communicate required deliverables clearly and facilitate reviews and trade-off discussions with the leadership team for completion in a timely manner.
  • Effective collaboration with diverse group of senior G&A leaders, HR & Staffing partners, business managers, and cross-company finance and operational teams.
  • Analyze results to understand performance against plan/forecast. Monitor trends and key levers, such as HC growth, CapEx investment, and vendor against plan/forecast assumptions. Identify and implement cost savings initiatives. Recommend a course of action if risk is present.
  • Work closely with GL accounting team on various accounting policies and activities. Assist Sr. Director on various ad hoc corporate projects, ongoing reporting and presentation needs, target setting and companywide communications to the finance community on various forecasting timelines.
  • Publish executive-grade monthly financial summary highlighting risks and opportunities impacting bottom line in a timely manner. Clearly communicate results and recommendations to senior business leaders. Leverage existing Financials system to automate and improve current processes.
  • Ensure monthly financial results are stated accurately and in accordance with GAAP. This includes preparation, posting and reviewing journal entries for expense accrual and reclassification. Ensure adequate internal controls are in place and audit guidelines are adhered to. Identify and implement process improvements to enhance financial visibility, control and planning effectiveness.• Manage and develop a high-performing team.



  • MBA with minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Prior experience managing teams
  • Ability to work independently, with general direction and guidance
  • Excellent analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Experience in the application of accounting principles to periodic financial reporting, planning and forecasting
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • High proficiency with MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong organizational, communication, and influencing skills
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to the rapid business and organizational changes that accompany a high-growth environment



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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