30+ days ago - J-00239766-420

Financial Controller Consolidation and External reporting


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years



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Introduction to the job

Are you keen to take up a new challenge in a global fast growing company? Are you challenged by contributing to the implementation of our Global Enabling Services -Financial Services team within ASML, are you looking for a next step in your career and would enjoy taking up the challenge of enabling ASML business to achieve its objectives while being in control?

We are looking for you!

A professional who makes the difference because it’s in your nature to standardize, simplify and ensure E2E business processes are in control.

Role and responsibilities

Job Mission

At ASML we constantly have to ensure that our people, processes and information enable us to realize our growth and meet our ambitious business objectives. Especially in this exciting era of automation, digitalization, robotics and data mining, it allows Finance to bring breakthroughs in the ways of working, enabling ASML’s future growth and its success.

ASML has launched its transformation towards Global Enabling Services (GES) to deliver world-class transactional & operational support services organized around E2E processes. Finance is the first mover soon expected to be followed by other services. Within Finance we have established the E2E cycles, Financial Services, Supplier Financial Services, Customer Financial Services and Employee Financial Services.

To realize our world class ambition we are looking for a financial controller in the Consolidation and Statutory reporting team. The financial controller has a broad responsibility, supporting the monthly and quarterly consolidation and close process, preparation of compliant interim and annual report including the sustainability reporting and involve in the intercompany accounting. Also he/she is responsible for the assisting in preparation of the statutory financial statements for EMEA. You will be working with a team of highly engaged professionals located in Veldhoven.

The role is a pivotal role in the organization given the broad scope and impact. As all accounting processes come together in the consolidation process, it offers a full perspective on ASML. Part of your job is to drive continuous process improvement to deliver the best E2E process. Consolidation is part of Financial Services under ASML’s Global Enabling Services (GES) organization, which is responsible for the Group, Tax and Statutory Accounting and Compliance.

Job description

The Financial Controller is jointly responsible for:

·Worldwide ASML group consolidation; On time and accurate internal and external reporting of financials (US GAAP and IFRS), including XBRL filings;

·Perform analytical review on consolidated level to ensure correctness of the consolidated numbers;

·Manage the quality and support on the reporting of financial and non-financial information;

·Perform continuous improvements (process/cooperation/system) to remain world-class finance, keeping up with the growth of ASML;

·Ensure Sox compliance for the Consolidation Processes;

·Closely work with the external auditor;

·Contribute to the statutory reporting process for the legal entities;

·Preparation of account reconciliations and explanations and correction on any variances;

·Elimination of intercompany transactions and balances;

·Assist in preparation of quarter and annual financial statements (IFRS and US GAAP);

·Timely report on month end, quarter end and annual functions and figures;

·Support and assist special projects.

·Responsible and the main custodian of WDesk, a platform used in ASML

What makes this role interesting

·Interaction with multiple divisions in the organization (Locally and Globally)

·A team that has a consistent drive from identifying and implementation of improvements

·The use of multiple applications like SAP , BW, Microsoft Office, Spotfire and WDesk

Education and experience


Master degree in business related education or Bachelor degree with a CPA certification

·6-10 years relevant working experience in accounting and preferably multinational environment

·Big 4 experience is a plus

·Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

·Experienced in SAP, BPC, WDesk and has affinity with BI tools especially Spotfire (preferred but not required)

·Experience with consolidation, US GAAP and IFRS;

·Understanding of financial accounting processes, inclusive of the automation tooling supportive to the consolidation and external reporting process;

·Fluent English speaking and writing.


·Experience with SAP BPC and SAP ECC

·Experience with XBRL and ESEF


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:

·Good analytical, communicative and social skills;

·Professional and ambitious attitude;

·Likes to work as a member of a team and supports team members;

·Highest level of integrity;

·Fitting into a dynamic and ambitious environment; brings commitment and flexibility (going the extra mile);

·Result oriented with a high sense of responsibility and accountability;

·High-potential who wants to take his/her career in own hands and grow within a professional and challenging environment;

·Multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural understanding;

·Team player, likes to work as a member of a team, supports other team members;

·Fluent in English (and preferably also in Dutch), communicates effectively;

·Excellent analytical skills.

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

Position in the organization

The Financial Controller – GES FS Consolidation and Statutory Reporting is part of the Global Enabling Services Financial Services organization, Europe. Financial Services is responsible for the E2E accounting process for ASML worldwide, supporting the business and providing management information as well as ensuring external compliance.

Context of the position

The Financial Controller reports to the Team Lead in Consolidation and Statutory Reporting and works closely together with the Accounting Expert Advisory team and the External Auditor as well as with the other Finance teams in ASML.

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