Business Line Controller


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

4-9 years, 10-15 years

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00282107


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!

Job Mission

The Senior Business Line (BL) Controller within Business Insights & Control is responsible for providing hands-on support to senior stakeholders on BL Apps regarding budget, forecasting and business cases with a focus on Research & Development (R&D). Next, you are heavily involved in the long term planning and consolidation for all R&D financials.

Job Description

You are responsible for driving our business through efficient and effective financial reporting and analysis, while making use of different data sources from inside and outside the company. Your main focus is on providing insight for our senior business counterparts in financials through reporting and analysis as well as supporting our budgeting and forecasting processes. By doing so you support informed decision taking throughout the company. As 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 to:

  • Translate data through analytics into information used for decision making throughout all layers in the organization
  • Pro-actively provide insights and advice to senior management layers
  • Coach members of our team within the R&D scope
  • Pro-actively identify opportunities to automate planning processes using best practices in the market and run projects to realize this
  • Manage spend requests (approvals) within BL apps, ensuring proper budget control
  • Add quality and value to information by providing solid analysis
  • Forecast for cost center reporting


Master degree, preferably in the area of Business Economics or Business Administration. 


Technical skills

You have >8 years relevant experience in finance or accounting. You are an experienced user in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint) and preferably have experience in SAP (incl. BW, SAC, BPC and BO), Data analytics tooling (e.g. Tibco Spotfire or Tableau). Experience / Knowledge of (financial) data modelling as well as experience in Financial Planning cycles is an advantage.

Personal skills

Result oriented, with excellent analytical skills and an interest in storytelling, data analytics, critical thinking, proactive and communicative personality who can connect with all layers in a demanding and highly technology driven organization. 

Most important skills are:

  • Able to convey your message clearly to senior management
  • Multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural understanding 
  • Ability to influence without power 
  • Committed and flexible
  • Has integrity and is compliance-minded 
  • Strives for continuous improvement.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

Context of the position

The job is part of the ASML finance organization, within the Business Insights & Control team. The financial business analyst reports to Team Lead OPEX/FTE Analytics and is also part of a R&D business control staff with a focus on analytical support. He/she interacts with various departments in and outside of finance. 

Diversity and 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

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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