Finance Planning Specialist


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Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

3-7 years

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Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00239697-402

Introduction to the job

Are you ready to make a contribution to the success of our world-class finance department at the heart of ASML’s complex high-tech environment?
ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

Role and responsibilities

As Finance Planning Specialist, you take a pro-active role in designing and developing Planning solutions for the Corporate Financial Planning processes within ASML. Also, you actively support and improve the process and tooling landscape, you enable Business Control and Financial Planning & Analysis to provide Senior Management with timely and high quality historical and forward-looking information and recommendations.

The Finance Planning Specialist takes a pro-active role in driving for future proof processes and tooling to support the long-term financial plan, corporate global annual budget cycle and monthly financial reviews, ensuring high quality planning information in terms of relevance, content, accuracy and timeliness. In this role you strive for automation and optimal ease-of-use.

You will play a key role in driving continuous improvements through initiating and executing changes together with subject matter experts, including IT, which enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of financial planning information, tools, processes, analysis and organization. Within this broader responsibility, you will have the specific task to also act as the key-user for our planning applications (SAP BPC and SAP Analytics Cloud) which includes detailed understanding of the functional application layer and ability to understand the technical application layer. Further, as part of the Financial Planning & Analysis team, you will enable and support the preparation of presentations for Senior Management, the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board.

Education and experience

To qualify for this challenging position you need an academic degree in Business Economics, or Business Intelligence (or similar).

You have at least 3-7 years relevant working experience inFinancial Planning or Business Intelligence and demonstrated experience in managing complex financial processes and tools. You have extensive experience with planning applications (SAP Analytics Cloud is preferred, SAPBPC or similar isan advantage) and related tools (SAP BW, BI reporting, etc.) and the ability to structure and coordinate projects.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

You have strong analytical and communication skills. High energy and continuous drive to change and improve processes. You tackle your tasks pro-actively and show ownership of issues from start to finish. You are able to work independently and in teams. You have the ability to build relationships with and influence stakeholders across the organization.

Context of the position

The Business Insights & Controlorganization plays a key role in ASML’s overall Finance organization. The Finance Planning Specialist reports to Manager Product Owner and Cycle Support within Business Insights & Control Consolidated team, and interacts with controllers of the business lines, sectors, group functions, regions across the globe, IT and project teams.

The ASML Finance department operates in a dynamic environment where learning, commitment, business partnering, flexibility and continuous improvement are top of mind. We are responsible for driving cost efficiency, effective transactional, fiscal and financial processes on a global scale, supporting business decisions, financial planning, action management, risk mitigation and maintaining appropriate corporate governance practices.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Our mission is to add value to ASML by supporting our company’s business and driving financial performance on a world class level. To achieve this, we:
• Act as a recognized business partner by supporting decisions on all levels by guiding on and deploying of cross-sector operational measures and processes;
• Protect the business by securing corporate governance, integrity and risk mitigation;
• Realize cost effective transactional and financial processes on a global scale;
• Maintain a learning environment where people can grow and challenge each other with high commitment, the right flexibility and continuous improvement in mind.

Interested in this position? Please apply with cv and cover letter.

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