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Senior Accountant
Corporate Accounting
Posted on 1/24/2023
Milpitas, CA, USA • Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
SAP Products
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar degree
  • A minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience including experience working in industry and familiarity with areas of general accounting, 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
  • Prepare journal entries and account analysis for external general ledger accounting
  • Prepare journal entries and account analysis for internal mergers and liquidations of entities under the company's legal entity rationalization efforts
  • Engage in consolidation activities as part of monthly close, including foreign currency remeasurement and translation
  • Support cross-functional teams including revenue, tax and cost accounting with journal entry posting and account analysis
  • Prepare and perform general account reconciliations and analysis for assigned accounts, including internal equity
  • Prepare the monthly Balance Sheet flux analysis
  • Prepare monthly reporting schedules to executives, providing commentary and noting flux changes from prior periods
  • 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 for key balance sheet and income statement accounts and relevant control activities
  • 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
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.
  • Paid sick leave & vacation time
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Life, accident, & disability insurance
  • Tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan