Financial Analyst


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San Diego - CA, US




3-7 years



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ASML US, LP brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Mission

The Financial Analyst – FP&A is responsible for providing decision support for ASML EUV Source D&E program functions through financial and situational analysis. This individual will support the D&E organization in ASML San Diego in financial planning/forecasting, financial reporting, and strategic financial analysis.

This role will include: preparing financial analysis, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer comparisons, and D&E financial projections and forecasts. The Financial Analyst – FP&A is a key role and works in support for the research, development and engineering activities related to the next generation of EUV light source generation of lithography.

Job Description

  • Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding annual financial plans and quarterly financial forecasts.
  • Provides monthly financial forecasts and reviews/analysis of operating results.
  • Provides support for month/year end close.
  • Makes recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.
  • Establishes and maintains databases of pertinent information for analysis.
  • Analyzes financial information to determine present and future financial performance.
  • Manages the development and implementation of processes, procedures, control and/or action planning for conducting special studies to analyze complex financial models or situations.
  • Works closely with D&E organization to develop tools, analysis and metrics that enable targeted financial performance and guide decision making and execution.
  • Provides interpretation of financial policies, governmental legislation, accounting theory, or customer financial regulations.
  • Develops, or works with IT to develop, new tools, including custom reports and queries, to meet corporate objectives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Industrial Engineering or a related field.
  • MBA degree, CPA/CMA, or similar certification preferred.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with basic finance concepts
  • Experience with Spotfire a plus!


  • Ability to effectively presents analytical findings and leads discussions with managers and business leaders.
  • Ability to develop relationships and credibility with assigned business unit.
  • Ability to serve as a business-partner with cross functional D&E teams to foster communication and continuity in forecasting and analysis.
  • Ability to understand and translate internal and external customer business needs into analytical project design and data-driven insight.
  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Ability to identify trends and recommend improvements accordingly.
  • Ability to analyze and provide insights in an ambiguous and dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams directly and through influence of key stakeholders.
  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise reporting (ERP) tools (SAP preferred).
  • Advanced knowledge of financial theory and application to operational decision making.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial modeling techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • In depth knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and electronic e-mail systems.

Personal skills

Effective communication, analytical, perseverance, problem solving, and team oriented

Context of the position

Effective communication, analytical, perseverance, problem solving, and team oriented