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Senior Financial Analyst, Planning & Budgeting

Accounting, Auditing & Finance
JR-0000057992 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

The position focuses on supporting the Business Unit planning, budgeting, consolidation and analysis. He/she serves as a finance business partner, providing financial thought leadership to support leadership team in assessment of business performance and trends.


  • Maintain/evolve revenue & margin forecasting models and metrics
  • Work with budget managers to prepare headcount, expense, and capital budgets
  • Prepare and drive operational and financial metrics in support of key decision making
  • Report and analyze Price/Mix/Volume trends and key drivers
  • Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting and as needed to provide insight and support for pending decisions
  • Implement process improvements, possibly involving utilization of information systems
  • Participate in projects related to financial systems or business processes
  • BS Finance or Accounting; MBA preferred, but not required
  • 5-7 years of relevant finance and accounting experience in the high tech or similar industry
  • Strong financial systems expertise. Familiarity with SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, Business Objects Planning is a requirement
  • Exceptional financial modeling skills using Microsoft Excel; Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to summarize complex and technical issues / analysis into simple and clear messaging for Senior management
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Extremely detail oriented, well organized, high standard of accuracy and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams
  • Strong team-player who can collaborate with colleagues


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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