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Accounting, Auditing & Finance
JR-0000051877 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!


  • Gathers and analyzes information, and drafts responses to IRS and state tax authorities’ Information Document Requests
  • Coordinates tax examinations with the IRS and various taxing authorities
  • Maintains relationship with IRS and state exam teams
  • Assists with the drafting of protests to Notices of Proposed Adjustments and IRS 30-Day Letters
  • Assists with the IRS and state income tax appeals process
  • Assists with global tax controversies
  • Conducts research in connection with the above responsibilities
  • Assists with review, analysis, research and resolution of domestic and international tax issues
  • Ensures the tax department is in compliance with the requirements of Section 404 of Sarbanes Oxley
  • Maintains visibility of the Tax Department within the organization
  • Other duties may be assigned.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting preferred)
  • CPA license.  MBT (Master in Business Taxation) degree preferred, but not required
  • 5–10 years of relevant tax experience, with a “Big 4” CPA firm desired
  • Solid background in U.S. corporate income tax
  • Experienced user of Oracle and SAP  
  • Advanced user of Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of U.S. tax laws regulations, rulings, procedures, etc. required
  • Specialized knowledge of US/International tax principles
  • General knowledge of WD business operations
  • Specific knowledge of WD reporting and internal control environment
  • Computer, Software, Tools, Equipment, and Machinery Skills:
    • Uses MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Word, email, intranet, internet browsers, Oracle, SAP, PC, keyboard, mouse, phone, fax and copier.
  • Apply advanced English language skills to: 
    • Read, analyze, and interpret financial and legal documents
    • Write complex business correspondence using excellent grammar, correct punctuation and spelling, cohesive structure, concise wording and appropriate tone
  • Speak effectively one-on-one. Effectively present information to top management and/or boards of directors
  • Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages
  • Apply concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions, algebra
  • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference
  • Manage large amounts of financial data
  • Deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases
  • Deal with a wide variety of abstract and concrete variables
  • Effectively manage staff while observing employment laws, company policies and guidelines
  • Communicate confidently and clearly with senior management
  • Present credible image
  • Conduct business and perform responsibilities in ethical manner
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with internal personnel and/or external contacts
  • Respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints from employees, senior management, governmental or regulatory agencies, and auditors
  • Facilitate meetings and present to large groups
  • Maintain strict confidentiality as required by law/regulation/company policy on financial performance/data


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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