Senior Finance Controller - NXE/EXE Business Lines


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Wilton - CT, US



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00257799-721

Introduction to the job

We are hiring a Business Controller who will contribute to our further growth ambitions over the next decade. Do you want to be part of progress? Do you want to work in a dynamic international environment? Are you enthusiastic about enabling effective business decision-making at the heart of ASML’s complex high-tech environment to further drive the success of ASML?

ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines critical to the production of integrated circuits or “chips” powering the most advanced datacenters, your PC as well as your brand-new mobile phone. ASML's corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, The Netherlands. Technology development centers and training and application facilities are located in Asia, Europe and the United States. The Wilton Connecticut site hosts research and development as well as manufacturing facilities supporting Deep Ultraviolet (DUV), Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV), and the Applications Business. The Development and Engineering (D&E) and resulting Manufacturing Operations in Wilton are an integral part of ASML’s global supply chain owning the development and production of several of the modules that go into the world’s most cutting-edge machines.

This position reports to the Director of Finance in Wilton and is responsible for the Business Line Finance Control function, supporting the Wilton US site activities for the NXE and EXE BLs, with dotted-line reporting to the Business Line Finance Director(s) in Veldhoven the Netherlands.

Role and responsibilities

The role within the Financial Business Partnering function is responsible for identifying and developing financial data and models that generate business insights and support decision making, by using a combination of cross-sector data sources and applying leading analytics tools and technologies in order to increase business value. Are you both analytical and creative? Do you like the challenge of combining data and analytics into business insights and driving quality decision making to address ASML’s opportunities and challenges? We invite you to read the Role & Responsibilities below and let us know if you are the person we are looking for!

As the Senior Finance Controller supporting two critical Business Lines for ASML, you act as a strong business partner within the finance department and local management team. You will provide transparent information to enable and drive effective decision making in achieving our strategic objectives. Part of the Finance 2025 vision of ASML is to transition in the next couple of years from forecasting and budgeting based on historical trend information and run rates, towards predictive modelling that support the budgeting and forecasting processes. We need your help to deliver on this transition.

The role is part of a highly driven global team, working together with different parts of the finance organization as well as with counterparts in the business environment of ASML. You will be exposed to several senior management layers in the organization.

Together with the team you are responsible for:

  • Partnering with and driving the business’s resourcing needs in both the short and long terms.
  • Enabling high-quality decision making through aggregating, analyzing, and synthesizing data from multiple sources.
  • Driving optimization and improvement of processes and policies, standardization of worldwide reporting and insight-driven analyses to satisfy the need for management information.
  • Aligning with the Business Lines and cross-sector stakeholders in the US and the Netherlands, being the bridge builder among sectors and business lines, with independent (finance) view on what is best for the company as a whole.
  • Management reporting & analysis.
  • Driving the cost-to-complete process initiatives by participating in business improvement projects and validating business cases.

Education and experience

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting with CPA and/or MBA, preferred.
  • You have > 8 years relevant experience in Finance roles, including at least 5 years in Finance Business Partnering as part of a Management Team, in large-size international industrial companies, preferably in complex technology businesses.
  • Track record in financial and business control at business unit, divisional or group level.


  • Result oriented, team player, with excellent analytical skills and an interest in data science, critical thinking, proactive and communicative personality who can connect with all layers in a demanding and highly technology driven organization.
  • Other important skills are:
  • Multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural understanding.
  • Ability to influence without power.
  • Has integrity and is compliance-minded.
  • Strategic thinking and business acumen skills.
  • Creative in managing a large and diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Hands on, team player, enjoys working in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Self-driven and ambitious.
  • Getting things done in a large organization.
  • Takes ownership of issues from start to completion.
  • Able to provide an unbiased view on business priorities.
  • Observe the wishes and needs of the customer, anticipate on them and then act accordingly.

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 Finance Business Partnering team and Wilton Finance team. The Senior Finance Controller – NXE/EXE interacts with various departments in and outside of finance. The main interfaces of the role are the Director of Finance in Wilton and his direct reports, the Wilton-based Program Managers and Development and Engineering staff, other Finance Business Partners and the supporting Business Insight & Control and Accounting teams.

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance. Location Wilton, United States.

The ASML Finance Mission Statement is: add value to ASML by supporting our company’s business and driving financial performance on a world class level. To achieve this, we will:

  • 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;

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