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Analyst 3, Finance

Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-9999034295


Western Digital

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The Staff Financial Analyst’s Key Responsibilities are:

  • Prepare QTD revenue/pricing reporting and analysis for management, including investigating anomalies and following up as needed to make corrections in SAP
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of monthly revenue forecasts, including data input into the financial planning system (BPC) and preparing management reports
  • Maintain and improve the team’s current forecasting models and tools, including a Microsoft Access database
  • Understand revenue recognition criteria in order to inform revenue analysis and forecasting
  • Prepare ad hoc revenue reports and analysis as needed to support business decision making processes
  • Review and report revenue, margin and expense
  • Prepare variance analysis to forecast and prior periods to understand drivers of change for management reporting



  • Degree/professional qualification in Finance or Accounting (MBA degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience in an FP&A role
  • Demonstrated time management skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a dynamic cross-functional team environment
  • Strong analytical skills, combined with business judgement and ability to communicate with management
  • Ability to synthesize complex data and analysis into coherent messaging
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with BI and BPC a plus



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