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Finance Analyst: Credit and Strategic Customer Accounts

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: 9100001512

Description

Full responsibility for the preparation of the monthly cash forecasting for WD and its subsidiaries.

 

Key Deliverables             

  • Geo Cash Forecasting:  Prepare and evaluate weekly and quarterly cash collections forecast and financial results associated with the cash flow. 
  • Manage data from multiple systems and tools in order to create a coherent product and manage data integrity.  Manage stakeholder engagement and buy-in.
  • Consolidate segment and region data and create cash flow forecasts.
  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc cash flow and cash forecasting analysis, trending and benchmarking.
  • Deliver accurate weekly/monthly/quarterly financial reporting package and presentation for business partners.
  • Proactively identify possible scenarios, risks and opportunities around AR, Sales forecast and understand the implication on short cash predictability.
  • Work with individuals cross functionally to analyze complex financial data.
  • Move beyond compiling data and help tell the story behind the numbers.
  • Develop presentations and charts for business partners.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required (MBA strongly preferred).
  • 5+ years’ experience working in finance and/or
  • Excellent understanding of financial statements and cash flow forecasting techniques and knowledge of common business drivers.
  • Experience in financial statement and cash conversion cycle analysis.
  • Experience in deep-dive and scenario analysis will be a clear advantage.
  • Extensive background in data-driven analytics and ability to research and evaluate data to make informed decisions and solve problems.
  • Strong collaboration and team work dynamics will be a critical success factor.
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills and attention to details.
  • Demonstrated creative and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience in driving or actively participating in multi-function projects