Accountant 3

Western Digital Corp San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 3 weeks ago

Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!


  • Perform book keeping of Western Digital holding company activities

  • Work closely with intercompany accounting team to record the intercompany transactions including the reconciliation of investment in subsidiary and other related transactions

  • Work closely with cross functional teams such as tax / legal with respect to accounting for intercompany loans, intercompany funding and repatriation transactions

  • Prepare journal entries and account analysis for general ledger accounting

  • Prepare and perform general account reconciliations and analysis for assigned accounts

  • Prepare the monthly Balance Sheet flux analysis

  • Prepare the monthly GAAP vs Non-GAAP Income statements and flux analysis

  • Review international reporting packages form foreign sites on a monthly basis

  • Perform Multi-level Intercompany transactions, reconciliations and analysis

  • Prepare monthly reporting schedules to executives, providing commentary and noting flux changes from prior periods, which includes preparation of other income / expenses fluctuations

  • Participating in business transformation projects to streamline and drive financial close processes improvements

  • Play an active role in implementation and harmonization of corporate accounting processes for general ledger areas.

  • Support the Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and testing for key balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Assist in preparation of quarterly SEC financial reporting, including cash flow statements, footnotes and disclosures. Proactively identify issues and assist in optimizing systems, upgrades and automation of accounting processes

  • Assist with quarterly reviews and annual audits conducted by external auditors

  • Preparation of ad-hoc analysis and special projects as requested;

  • Assist with quarterly, interim and year-end audits;


A qualified candidate will also have strong communication and critical-thinking skills, and the ability to work cross-functionally with various levels of personnel across the organization including folks overseas in Asia Pacific and EMEA.

This person must be able to work comfortably in a fast paced, unpredictable environment where changing priorities may occur frequently based on operational needs.

Qualified candidates will require the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar degree

  • A minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience including experience working in industry and familiarity with areas of consolidation, intercompany transactions, account reconciliations, multi-currency consolidations, and financial reporting

  • Public accounting / audit experience with a CPA certificate preferred

  • Experience with SAP and Oracle systems preferred

  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people. Desire to work as a team member. Both the same team and outside of the team.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Willingness to tackle and troubleshoot problems and with the ability to work in a fast paced and limited resource environment.

  • Strong communication skills including working with international teams, and able to handle internal and external audit teams.


The future. It's on you. You & Western Digital.

We've been storing the world's data for more than 50 years. Once, storage was the most important thing we could do for data. Now, we're helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and government organizations come to us for the technologies and solutions needed to bring meaning and value to their ever-increasing diversity of data.

But we can't do it alone. Today's exceptional data challenges require your unique skills. You can be the next big thing in data.

Western Digital data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology, SanDisk and WD brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person's gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person's assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Western Digital participates in the E-Verify program in the US. For more information click here. Este empleador participa in E-Verify.

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