27 days ago - req29265

Financial Analyst (Mid - Senior Level)


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San Diego - CA, US




3-7 years



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ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Job Mission

To provide financial planning and analysis for assigned groups.

Manages, prepares, administers, and directs the control of the budget.Manages the activities of the financial analyst staff.Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to executive management team.Monitors division and department adherence to approved budget.Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Description

  • Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding annual financial plans and quarterly financial forecasts.
  • Serve as a financial business partner for the R&D Organization, building key relationships and supporting the achievement of the department’s priorities and key objectives.
  • Review operating expenses and capital expenditures to understand variances and improve future forecasts.
  • Assist in the development of monthly packages to be utilized for financial management reporting, including variance explanations, forecast updates, scenario building and other analyses.
  • Assist in the development of the annual operating plan (budget) and manage monthly and quarterly forecast updates for the R&D Organization.
  • Assist in the monthly/quarter-end close process by reviewing open purchase orders and coordinating with various business partners to estimate incurred expenses to inform forecast updates.
  • Provides monthly financial forecasts and review/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 assigned organizations to develop tools, analysis and metrics that enable targeted financial performance.


  • Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, in applicable field or equivalent experience. Typically has 5+ years of direct work experience.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Excellent internal customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.
  • In depth knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Spotfire and electronic e-mail systems.
  • Ability to work in a cross functional environment.
  • Exceptional analytical skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial theory and application to operational decision making.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial modeling techniques.
  • Ability to identify trends and recommend improvements accordingly.
  • In depth skills related to budgeting and cost management.
  • Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

Personal skills

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Other information

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on business needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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