Senior Finance Controller - Taxation


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Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

3-7 years

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Job ID: J-00264412-301

Introduction to the job


Are you challenged by contributing to our successful world-class finance department as a hands-on Senior Finance Controller? Your job will be in an internationally focused, driven, dynamic, and deadline orientated environment.

Job mission:

The Senior Finance Controller - Taxation will be part of the Financial Services (FS) Tax & Treasury team which is a division within Finance Global Enabling Services. The FS Tax team, who primarily focuses on the effective and efficient execution of tax related processes, is a key business partner to the Expert Tax Advisory team who focuses on technical tax requirements withing the ASML Group.

Role and responsibilities

(Co-) responsible for:

  • Worldwide ASML tax line preparation (including uncertain tax positions, deferred tax, return to provision/prior year tax adjustments, other discrete tax items etc.)
  • Financial control execution of related Income Statement and Balance Sheet items
  • Routine forecasting annualized effective tax rate and expense, balance sheet and cashflow
  • Execution of the routine tax financial close process (Monthly, quarterly, Year End) and making sure general ledger accounts reflect correct value
  • Key support person during tax audits, new tax rulings, and other queries
  • Various reporting and analysis requirements
  • Determination & monitoring of tax positions of NL and EMEA entities for local GAAP purposes
  • Income Tax Returns filings withing Europe
  • Annual report disclosures on Form 20-F of ASML Holding including XBRL filing thereof
  • Statutory annual report (IFRS) disclosures of ASML Holding
  • Execution of SOx processes which relate to taxation
  • Dedicated service to internal and external stakeholders
  • Continuous improvements of process and procedures

Education and experience

  • Master’s degree in Accounting
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, also in writing
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in (internationally oriented) comparable positions and/ or Big four experience; ideally coming from an (assistant) manager position
  • Knowledge and experience of applicable (tax) accounting rules (US GAAP and/or IFRS)
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Reasonable data knowledge


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, communication, and social skills. Professional and ambitious attitude. Results oriented, team player who takes their responsibility seriously
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting processes
  • Capable of co-working with team members while maintaining higher level overview
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues in other regions (US & Asia)

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.

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