Director of Accounting Operations
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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.
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$932M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
SAP Products
Oracle
CategoriesNew
People & HR
Requirements
  • Undergraduate Degree in Finance/Accounting (or equivalent experience) with knowledge of US GAAP
  • Active CPA license
  • 6+ years of managing a team
  • Experience in corporate accounting leadership position at large multinational technology company
  • Demonstrated experience with process and system automation
  • Experienced in leading cross functional projects and related management presentations
  • Solid knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Oracle and SAP)
  • Working at companies with $10 billion plus in revenue and/or 50 plus operational subsidiaries
  • Consistent record of accomplishment of establishing relationships with cross-functional business partners
  • Real passion for continuous improvement of systems and processes
  • A leader who takes additional responsibilities as they progress and stays committed to providing an environment that fosters career growth and development for the team
Responsibilities
  • Oversee the financial close and consolidation process to ensure timely and accurate preparation and recording of financial transactions, account reconciliation, financial flux analysis and schedules for management reporting
  • Manage the monthly close processes including consolidation, FX revaluation and translation, publish consolidated results, monitoring close status and issue resolution
  • Responsible for managing corporate ERP system including GL master data, maintenance of chart of accounts, GL system roles, financial statement report structures, external systems interface to GL and upload processes
  • Manage foreign exchange process including multi-currency system configuration and process monthly FX revaluation and translation
  • Partner closely with tax team to provide various accounting support on tax related activities including transfer pricing, legal entity reorganization and other tax initiatives
  • Identify automation opportunities while proactively engaging and collaborating with accounting transformation team to build from concept to execution various scalable and transformational processes as well as to support new business initiatives
  • Lead business validation process to produce accurate and timely consolidation of worldwide financial results in accordance with US GAAP while ensuring compliance to SOX financial controls
  • Act as global accounting lead on accounting system and process architecture including new developments and on-going maintenance for harmonization across global entities
  • Provide strategic guidance and mentor global teams, including the accounting global shared service center
  • Guide and motivate a team of accounting professionals to grow their career, including development of technical and presentation skill sets
  • Work with external auditors during quarterly, interim and annual audits