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Analyst 4, Finance

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000037237


Western Digital®


We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.




  • 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, and 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




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




Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess. 


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