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Analyst 4, Finance

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-9999035259


SanDisk®, a Western Digital brand, has been expanding the possibilities of data storage for more than 25 years—giving businesses and consumers the peace of mind that comes from knowing their data is readily available and reliable, even in the most challenging environments. Our products are used in the world's leading-edge data centers, embedded in game-changing smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and entrusted by consumers around the world. As a vertically-integrated storage solution company, we are able to quickly deliver innovative, high-quality solutions with less time from research to realization. From mobile devices to hyperscale data centers, SanDisk storage solutions make the incredible possible.



  • Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning, supporting fab and manufacturing operations
  • Develop and maintain forecasting models for both internal and external wafer cost, bit supply and capital expenditure metrics
  • Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance
  • Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, and investment performance
  • Provide the day-to-day support on the creation and maintenance of departmental headcount, spending and capital budgets
  • Support monthly and quarterly close related activities, analyzing actual and variances to forecast items including wafer costs, supply and capital expenditures
  • Support financial initiatives to make continuous improvement as needed
  • Provide Ad-hoc analyses as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA and CPA is preferred
  • 8+ years in a high-tech environment with a focus and interest in the memory industry and manufacturing desired
  • A self-starting and analytical orientation with very high attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and financial modeling skills
  • High proficiency in Excel is necessary
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills in order to interact with finance peers and management across various regions and countries
  • Strong communication (written/verbal) skills


Western Digital offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. Western Digital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.


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