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Cost Analyst

Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000042353


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  • Independently manage quarterly standard cost refresh activities culminating in rolling and releasing SAP standard cost for over 6,000 orderable part numbers.  This includes coordinating activities of team members across several locations and functions on a challenging timeline with a strict deadline.
  • Manage and coordinate all financial interactions with significant vendor-partner – includes monitoring ongoing business interactions (cost, returns, R&D agreements, and payments and reconciliations) and suggesting tactical and strategic direction in the ongoing relationship.
  • Assist in communication and presentation of standard cost changes to a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Monthly close support – manufacturing variance analysis, inventory reserve support, royalty calculation and analysis.
  • Data analytics – research BOM and routing discrepancies and provide deep dive on any questions raised on standard cost details.
    The individual will also drive high-visibility projects.  Typical projects include:
  • Improve metrics/accountability of our processes.
  • Automation/improvements to our process/models/reports.
  • Various ad-hoc cost analyses to drive decision-making.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or engineering.
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Familiar with manufacturing standard costing processes and concepts.
  • Good knowledge of SAP (ECC) and BPC and past usage.
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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