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Western Digital Manager, Internal Audit in San Jose, California

Reporting to the Director, the Manager will assist in leading and executing projects for the finance & operations audit pillar for both the US region and globally, assisting in Internal Audit function improvement projects, and collaborating with the other internal audit pillars – IT audit, Channel audit, Data Analytics, and Audit Operations. Day-to-day supervision and execution of projects in the finance & operations audit pillar for the US region and globally including: * Assisting in performance of annual risk assessment of the business, development of an overall audit plan, and quarterly refreshes of the risk assessment and the audit plan * Implementing the internal audit plan, including ownership of multiple financial, operational, compliance, site, Channel Partner, and cross functional audits across the global business * Assisting in executing and reviewing project risk assessments, planning, and scoping decisions on individual audit and consulting projects * Executing and reviewing controls documentation, testing approach, and fieldwork execution for individual audit and consulting projects * Assisting in executing and reviewing draft and final audit and consulting reports * Assisting in coordinating, planning, reviewing, and executing on Management’s assessment of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting * Developing, cultivating, and growing relationships with key stakeholders across various business functional and operational areas * Assisting with coordinating and managing relationships with the external auditor * Developing, coaching, and mentoring staff, seniors, and managers in Internal Audit * Developing, delivering, and supporting career development and training for staff, seniors, and managers in Internal Audit * Assisting in the maturation of the data analytics function, including working to audit robotic process automations, application controls, and other IT dependent controls in close coordination with the data analytics and IT pillar teams * Assisting with continued development and refinement of strategy, structure, operations, and model for the US Finance & Operations Audit pillar as part of the leadership team /Required and preferred knowledge and job skills:/ * Work experience: 5+ years of progressive work experience required. Strong preference for some US Public Company Internal Audit experience and background with a large public accounting firm. * Certification: CIA or CPA (or equivalent) professional certification strongly preferred with expectation of base certification shortly upon hire if not already obtained. Preference for additional certifications including CIA, CPA (or equivalent), CISA, or PMP. * Education: Bachelor’s degree with focus on Accounting, Information Systems, or Finance required. Preference for a Master’s degree. * Internal Audit Project Execution Skills: Risk assessment, testing, sampling, review, root cause identification, audit reporting, and consulting skills required. Preference for additional skills in other internal audit pillars. * Internal Audit Operations Execution Skills: Outstanding project and time management skills required. * Internal Audit Technical Skills: Ability to understand and analyze business process, internal control theory, COSO 2013, governance, and knowledge of business best practices in finance & operational audit pillar required. Preference for prior industry knowledge and technical skills in data analytics or IT audit. * Internal Audit Soft Skills: Ability to apply judgment across a number of finance, operations, compliance, and cross functional areas, constructively assisting with difficult conversations, excellent presentation skills, ability to assist in influencing and managing expectations of stakeholders, coaching and developing team members, relationship building, and business partnering skills required. * Language: Excellent verbal and written English language skills required. Secondary written and verbal language skills a plus. * Travel: Ability and willingness to travel throughout globally up to 25%. Western Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster. Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution. Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. 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