Senior Financial Analyst


In a nutshell


San Diego, US



Work Experience

4-9 years

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00282327

Introduction to the job

We are searching for a Senior Financial Analyst to partner with our R&D team in SD. In this role, you will be working with engineering teams engaged in the development of our leading edge EUV technology that supports the latest semiconductor production capabilities.

Using our core values of challenge, collaborate and care, you will work with department leaders to develop and manage operating and capital expenses, ensuring resources are allocated to the most critical projects, and optimizing decisions to achieve desired outcomes. You will work with the local finance team members and our global finance teams to drive process improvement and thought leadership.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

  • Act as financial business partner to Development and Engineering and program management group for ASML SD EUV activities.
  • Support full set of FP&A and general close activities for R&D organization and project reporting.
  • Participate in annual plan and quarterly financial forecast process by coordinating with all levels of management to gather, analyze, and project operational trends and program priorities.
  • Partner with Program Management Organization to manage risks and opportunities and identify solutions to achieving desired outcomes.
  • Generate and develop reporting to support improved financial awareness of project managers.
  • Assist in the development of monthly packages to be utilized for financial management reporting, including variance explanations, forecast updates, scenario building and other analyses.
  • Conducts review of capital investments for ROI and works with teams to optimize returns.
  • Engages development team to stay aware of key program changes that impact other operational organization and builds necessary alignment.
  • Makes recommendations to management regarding cost savings or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.
  • Establishes and maintains databases of pertinent information for analysis.
  • Analyzes financial information to determine present and future financial performance.
  • Supports the development and implementation of processes, procedures, control and/or action planning for conducting special studies to analyze complex financial models or situations.
  • Works closely with assigned organizations to develop tools, analysis and metrics that enable targeted financial performance.
  • Provides support for month/year end close.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, MBA desired
  • 5-7 years relevant experience, in a global organization with strong engineering and technology orientation
  • Experience in ERP and planning systems, preferably SAP
  • Knowledge of Lean practices and process improvement
  • Prior experience managing operating expense and capital budgets in all phases of forecasting, close and reporting.
  • Value based decision making utilizing NPV or Monte Carlo simulation
  • Experience in a global and matrixed organization


  • Bias towards action and results driven.
  • Strong systems and analytical skills, with ability to convert data to meaningful insights.
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility and comfort in ambiguous situations
  • Customer orientation
  • Expert level experience in Microsoft suite of applications
  • Multi-tasking and ability to prioritize according to changing demands.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP.

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

Need to know more about applying for a job at ASML? Read our frequently asked questions.


The current base annual salary range for this role is currently $79,875-$133,125. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.