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Senior Director, JV Finance Planning

Accounting, Auditing & Finance
JR-0000050019 Requisition #
Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

As Senior Director of Fab Finance, you will lead a team responsible for both Fab Operations FP&A and all Joint Venture (JV) related financials. You will act as the key liaison between Western Digital and the JV Finance teams. You will be a close partner with Fab Operations, Planning, Technology Development and JV Operations teams in driving business decisions, including cash and cost optimization. 

  1. Decision support for
    • JV negotiations, including new contracts, on-going cross charges etc.
    • Long range planning and delivery of Industry based models
    • Fab Ops Business Partner
  2. Direct monthly period-close process and budget cycles for Cap Ex and Wafer Cost
    • Attend JV business reviews in Japan
    • Prepare relevant Executive material related to investment decisions
    • Oversee monthly spending reviews for both Ops and Tech teams
    • Review and challenge CapEx forecast, partner with the internal Fab Ops Planning group and JV teams to optimize investment strategy
    • Actual to variance analyses
  3. Oversee relevant analyses and inputs into the Cost refresh process
    • Drive operational optimization projects as primary finance lead, providing guidance to ensure decisions result in real economic savings
    • Partnering with Ops to generate and track cost optimization projects
    • Lead savings calculation, validation and reporting
  • Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of experience in manufacturing finance and accounting areas, preferably with semiconductor experience.  Hands on familiarity with all aspects of inventory and cost accounting.  MBA preferred.
  • Clear and precise communication.  Demonstrated ability to present audience appropriate information to all levels of organization
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams across geo and time zones and handling multiple projects simultaneously. Experience working in Japan a plus.  Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Flexible and dynamic team player who can collaborate with many different types of personalities and still maintain a sense of calm and good humor under pressure.
  • Detail-oriented and analytical; able to communicate and comprehend technical information in both written and oral form and keep track of large quantities of 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.


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