Senior Business Controller & Team Lead


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years



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Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00256514-854

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 if you are the person we are looking for!

The sector Corporate Real Estate (CRE) is responsible for accommodating the growth of ASML by providing proper Real Estate (owned or leased) solutions worldwide. The sector CRE provides, maintains and operates safe plants & warehouses, optimized to support and enable ASML operations and inspiring offices that foster innovation and collaboration. Our mission is to provide ASML with adaptable, sustainable and Fit-for-Purpose real estate, facilities and services, now and in the future. We are managing an industrial and office environment for over 60 locations, housing over 30.000 employees. Globally up to 300 FTE are working for ASML CRE and approximately 3000 contractors are managed with suppliers.

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 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.

The job will require international travel on a regular basis.

Role and responsibilities

As Senior Business Controller Corporate Real Estate you are business partner on several levels by managing and deploying worldwide operational measures and processes within certain Sub-sectors of the Sector Corporate Real Estate. You will provide transparent information to enable effective decision making in achieving our strategic objectives. As the Business Insights & Control Product Delivery CRE Planning & Control team lead, you will manage and drive the team’s goals and deliverables. Work and lead by example in a cross-functional team environment to resolve dependencies and address challenges. Foster team development to position for growth and embrace challenges.

·Lead the global BI&C Product Delivery CRE Planning & Control team

·Partner with and drive the business to achieve their short term and long term objectives

·Drive optimization and improvement of processes, standardization of worldwide reporting and insight-driven analyses to satisfy the need for management information

·Drive the business review cycle, drive planning and control processes for CRE Opex and preparing Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP), Target Annual Plan (TAP) and Monthly Operational Reviews (MOR)

·Participate in business improvement projects and validate the business cases

·Identify (business and financial) risks and opportunities

·Plan, organize and prepare periodic cost reviews. Represent CRE sector in Business Line, value stream and sector review meetings

·Perform ad-hoc financial and business analyses

·Initiate and participate in improvement projects within finance

·Define and drive financial process improvements together with the accounting and controlling departments

Education and experience

Reporting line:

  • Senior Manager of BI&C Product Delivery Operations Consolidation and CRE Planning and Control, located in Veldhoven

Main stakeholders:

  • Finance Business Partner (FBP) sector CRE
  • Sub-sector Business Teams
  • Business Controllers in Business Lines, values streams and sectors

To qualify for this challenging position you need:

  • Master degree in Business Administration or equivalent;
  • Recognized professional controller qualification (RC) or accountancy qualification (RA) is a plus
  • Fluent in English.

To qualify for this challenging position, you need:

·About 8-12 years in Finance, preferably in comparable business environment.

·Track record in financial or business control, familiar with budget processes and direct involvement in providing financial analytical support in large scale projects and businesses.


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:

·Team worker

·Self-driven and ambitious

·Excellent communication skills

·Ability to relate to other people, balancing firmness and cooperation

·Problem solving and “can do” attitude

·Excellent modelling capabilities (conceptualize issue and translate in Excel etc.)

·Skilled in use of MS Office tools and other mainstream financial analysis and reporting tools

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

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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