Global System Sales Controller


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



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Published: 8 days ago Job ID: J-00251219-241

Introduction to the job

Are you both analytical and creative? Do you like the challenge of combining data and analytics into insights and drive quality decision making to address ASML’s opportunities and challenges? We invite you to read the job description below and let us know you are the person we are looking for!

As global system sales controller you oversee the entire process for system sales forecasting by all account teams globally and are able to effectively communicate with different cultures and teams within ASML finance. You are hands on and able to cope with fast-paced dynamic environment that requires insights into financial data, risks & opportunities.

Role and responsibilities

The global system sales controller within the Business Insights & Control (BI&C) department is responsible for analysis & reporting of the global system sales forecasting and challenging the local sales controllers on their forecast. Besides the content review of system sales plans, this role is also responsible for the monthly coordination of the worldwide system sales forecast as well as the yearly budget cycle and reporting the consolidated view to different stakeholders within finance (a.o. business line controllers and CFO sales).

Furthermore, part of the Finance 2025 vision of ASML is to automated the sales forecasting process, hereby enabling our teams to spend more time on value adding analysis instead of data-processing. We need your help to deliver on this transition and achieve this step up.

The role is part of a highly driven global team, working together with different parts of the finance organization of ASML. You will be exposed to several senior management layers in the organization as well as controllers in multiple countries (Asia, Europe and the US). Next to getting to know the ASML business this will also enable you to quickly build your network within the ASML Finance organization.

Team responsibility
Together with the team you are responsible to:

·Deliver the monthly system sales forecast on time

·Use input of country controllers to prepare the consolidated system sales forecast

·Challenge the country controllers on their forecasts

·Translate large amounts of data into insights

·Explain the business drivers supporting the sales forecast

·Adding quality and value to information by providing solid analysis

·Pro-actively identify opportunities to automate planning processes

·Provide proactive support and input to Sales/Business Line controllers

Education and experience

·Bachelor or master degree, preferably in the area of Controlling, Business Economics or Business Administration.

·You have 5-7 years relevant experience in finance, accounting or data-analytics. You are an experienced user in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint) and have worked with or are comfortable with learning (new) BI Reporting tooling (e.g. Tibco Spotfire or Tableau). Preferably you also have experience in SAP (incl. BW, SAC, BPC and BO). Preferably you have some experience in revenue recognition accounting guidelines (ASC 606/IFRS15).


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:

·Strives for continuous improvement

·Hands-on and able to deal with large amounts of data

·Ability to influence without power

·Committed and flexible (go the extra mile)

·Multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural understanding

·Has integrity and is compliance-minded

·Fluent in English (written and spoken)

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

The job is part of the ASML finance organization, within the Business Insights & Control team. The global system sales controller reports to the Senior Manager Customer Value within the BI&C department. He/she interacts with various departments in and outside of finance.

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. Location Veldhoven, Netherlands.

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