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Legal Entity Controller


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Shanghai, China




8+ years



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Are you challenged by contributing to our successful world-class finance department as a hands-on Legal Entity Controller? Your job is in a hectic, dynamic and international oriented environment with tight deadlines.

Job Mission
The Legal Entity Controller (China region) will be part of Global Enabling Service - Finance service.The primary goal is to effectively and efficiently execute the external and internal reporting (US GAAP / Local GAAP) related processes for the ASML group entities in China.

Job description
As a Legal Entity Controller (China) you are expected to create & maintain clear insight in the nature and background of elements (to be) reported at the level of our Chinese group entities. This to arrange for a clear audit trail – with proper substantiation and specification- between our primary USGAAP books and Local GAAP financial statements / Local Tax Compliance obligations.

1. Financial Reporting
- Coordinate statutory financial reporting process for legal entities in responsible territory, including alignment with SharedService Center in Korea and Netherland; provide the proposal of adjustment when it is necessary;
- Monitor the compliance with corporate accounting policies as well as local regulations;
- Ensure compliance with local GAAP and report to difference with US GAAP;
- In charge of local GAAP statutory reporting;
- Make calculation for Transfer Pricing purposes for both USGAAP and Local GAAP;
- Align with / provide input to ASML Corporate Finance Team / Tax Support Organization (The Netherlands) for periodic group reporting / consolidation purposes;
- Follow guidance from government authority for completing all related documents filing for entities
2. Audit Coordination
- Act as overall audit engagement coordinator & primary point of contact to external auditor for legal entities in responsible territory;
- Coordinate / prepare / assist in preparation of supporting documentation for statutory audit compliance;

- CICPA (China Institute of Certified Public Accountants) holder as minimum 10 years’ audit experience in Big 4 or equivalent accounting experience in an international business environment. (Preference: 10 – 15 years’ experience will be a strong advantage);
- Strong understanding of financial accounting processes; Experience with automation of reporting processes in a SAP/Oracle environment and/or experience with e.g. robotics is a pre.
- Knowledge of / experience with applicable tax accounting rules in relation to US GAAP / IFRS / Local GAAP and related processes is a pre;
- Fluent in written & spoken English and Chinese;

Personal skills:
- Good analytical, communicative, managerial and social skills. Professional and ambitious attitude. Result oriented, team player with a big sense of responsibility;
- Capable of co-working with team members while maintaining higher level overview;
- Ability to build relationships with colleagues in other regions (Asia / Europe / US) and non-financial departments.

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