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Analyst 3, Finance

Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-9999033920


Western Digital

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain/evolve revenue & margin forecasting models and metrics
  • Prepare and drive operational and financial metrics in support of key decision making
  • Work with budget managers to prepare headcount, expense, and capital budgets
  • Drive operating productivity analyses
  • Provide financial expertise and leadership on strategic or cross-functional initiatives
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses as needed to provide insight and support for pending decisions
  • Implement process improvements
  • Participate in projects related to financial systems or business processes


  • Strong financial systems expertise. Familiarity with SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, Business Objects Planning is a requirement
  • Extremely detail oriented, well organized, high standard of accuracy and ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional financial modeling skills using Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must be able to summarize complex and technical issues / analysis into simple and clear messaging for Senior management
  • Solid interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Proactive and independent person who identifies issues and drives them to resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities

Education / Experience:

  • 5-7 years of relevant finance and accounting experience in the high tech or similar industry
  • BS Finance or Accounting


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