Controller Financial Planning & Analysis


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Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

3-7 years

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Job ID: J-00267962-495


Are you ready to make a contribution to the success of our world-class finance department at the heart of ASML’s complex high-tech environment?
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.

Job Mission

Actively drive the improvement process to further enhance our ability to provide Senior Management with timely and high quality historical and forward-looking information and recommendations. Pursue world-class results by improving corporate performance management processesand performing high quality analysis.

Job Description

In this function you take a pro-active role in identifying and executing improvements primarily in the monthly financial review but can also include improvement steps in our global annual budget cycle and long-term financial plan. You will drive continuous improvement through initiating and executing changes together with subject matter experts involved in the processes which enhance the efficiency effectiveness and quality of financial planning information, tools, processes, analysis and organization. You will also support in preparing and managing the monthly financial reviews, long-term financial plan and corporate global annual budget cycle, ensuring high quality planning information in terms of relevance, content, accuracy and timeliness. You will play a role in preparing Financial Planning & Analysis presentations and communicating with Senior Management, the Board of Management and the Executive Board. Your remit is to identify, communicate and monitor financial risks and opportunities, and to translate those - in close cooperation with controllers – into executable actions with aim to improve business performance.


To qualify for this challenging position you need an academic degree in Business Economics (or similar), preferably in combination with a RC-degree.


You have at least 3-7 years relevant working experience in a Business Control or FP&A environment and demonstrated experience in managing complex financial processes in an international environment. Extensive experience with planning applications (SAP BPC and/or SAC is preferred) and related tools (SAP BW, BI reporting, etc).

Personal skills

You have strong analytical and communication skills and the ability to translate complex business issues into clear messages. High energy and continuous drive to change and improve processes. You tackle your tasks pro-actively and show ownership of issues from start to finish. You are able to work independently and in teams. You have the ability to build relationships with and influence stakeholders across the organization.

Context of the position

The Business Insights & Control organization plays a key role in ASML’s overall Finance organization. The Controller Financial Planning & Analysis reports to one of 2 Managers Business Insights & Control Consolidated, and interacts with controllers of the business lines, sectors, group functions, regions across the globe, treasury, tax, project management and the decision support group.
This position has high visibility both within and outside the Finance department.
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.

Other information

Our mission is to add value to ASML by supporting our company’s business and driving financial performance on a world class level. To achieve this, we:
• 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;
• Maintain a learning environment where people can grow and challenge each other with high commitment, the right flexibility and continuous improvement in mind.

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