Manager – Corporate Accounting
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Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Disk drive & data storage manufacturer
Company Overview
Western Digital’s mission is to be at the cusp of innovation and to push the boundaries of innovation to make what you think was once impossible, possible. The company has been at the forefront of innovation with the first hard drives and now continues to work on advancements in 3D NAND along with their reliable data solutions business.
Milpitas, CA, USA • Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
SAP Products
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and an active CPA license
  • 8+ years of demonstrated success in accounting roles of increasing responsibility, preferably a mix of both public accounting and corporate accounting roles within a publicly traded company
  • 3+ year of managing a team
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, SEC Regulations and understanding of SOX 404(b) compliance
  • Experience with SAP and Oracle is highly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with process and system automation
  • Experienced in leading cross functional projects and related management presentations
  • Must have the ability to execute multiple tasks, while remaining detail oriented with high commitment to quality, and able to adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience managing a team with a commitment to creating an environment that fosters career growth and development for the team
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships across the organization
  • Passion in managing implementation of technology and executing process improvements
  • Manage monthly corporate accounting close activities including coordination with US / International teams in preparation of month close packages
  • Partner closely with tax team to provide various international accounting support on tax related activities including transfer pricing, legal entity reorganization and other tax initiatives
  • Collaborate with technical accounting team and other functional teams, including assessing accounting implications and designing operational processes to support Company's implementation of new accounting pronouncements or new business initiatives
  • Perform ad hoc technical accounting research and evaluation of non-recurring accounting transactions, including thorough understanding of associated legal documents, documentation of accounting conclusions, as needed, and understanding proposed journal entries for posting in the GL
  • Oversee global account reconciliation process and conducts periodic quality reviews of account reconciliations. Reviews journal entries and various account reconciliations to facilitate the month end closing process, including bank reconciliations and other balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Design, implement, and maintain effective accounting processes, policies, and internal controls
  • Identify automation opportunities while proactively engaging and collaborating with accounting transformation team members to build various scalable and transformational processes as well as to support new business initiatives
  • Evaluate and recommend best practices and process improvement opportunities
  • Develop working relationships to collaborate with Finance, Payroll, Tax, Legal, Treasury and international teams to meet day-to-day operational needs
  • Act as the key liaison in managing audit activities with internal and external auditors
  • Play an active role in leading ad hoc projects
  • Assist in preparing various financial reports, including supporting footnotes for SEC filings, such as 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports