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Financial Analyst

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000038726


Financial Analyst:  Credit, Collections and Programs

Primary Function: 
This role will own Metrics and Dashboard, perform Financial Analysis and Reporting for the Credit, Collections and Customer Programs function. 

Key Deliverables             
  • Metrics and Dashboard:  Drive development of a comprehensive management dashboard to communicate global metrics and performance status, across all subsidiaries.  Manipulate data from multiple systems and tools in order to create a coherent product and manage data integrity.  Manage stakeholder engagement and buy-in.
  • Statutory and Management Reporting for Credit & AR and Customer Programs:  Perform financial close reporting requirements; prepare and present management reporting packages. 
  • Month-end closing including fluctuation analysis for Senior Management.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations reserve analysis.
  • Assist in transition / migration of new acquisitions onto SAP as needed Skills/Qualifications 
  • Geo Cash Forecasting:  Prepare and evaluate weekly and quarterly cash collections forecast and financial results associated with the cash flow.  
  • Support ad hoc projects such as SOX and controls coordination and rebates/claims efficiency analysis, and credit portfolio analysis as needed.

  • Must be familiar with Accounts Receivable and Collections. 
  • Basic knowledge of balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, working capital analysis and US GAAP Accounting is required.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are required.   SAP/Oracle   knowledge is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP / accrual accounting
  • Accuracy of work is critical
  • Solid written/verbal communication and presentation skills.   
  • Must be able to convey information in a clear, focused, and concise manner.
  • Candidate must be self-driven.
  • Preferred working location is San Jose, but other major locations would be considered.  
  • Some travel required between WD subsidiary locations.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.