Senior Financial Controller – Financial Services – General accounting


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years



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Published: 12 days ago Job ID: J-00262542-310


Are you keen to take up a new challenge in a global fast growing company? Are you looking for a next step in your career and would enjoy enabling ASML business to achieve its objectives while being in control?

We are looking for you: A professional who makes the difference because it’s in your nature to standardize, simplify and automate to ensure E2E business processes are in control.

Job Mission

At ASML we constantly have to ensure that our people, processes and information enable us to realize our growth and meet our ambitious business objectives. Especially in an exciting era of automation, digitalization, robotics and data mining, enabling ASML’s future growth and its success.

Recently ASML has launched its transformation towards Global Enabling Services (GES) to deliver world-class transactional & operational support services organized around End to End (E2E) processes. Finance and IT are the first movers soon expected to be followed by other services. Within Finance we have established the E2E cycles, Record to Report, Invoice to Pay, Market to Cash and Employee Financial Services.

To realize our ambition we are looking for a Senior Financial Controller to strengthen our Financial Services General team responsible for the Opex and Capex accounting including its related processes. As Senior Financial Controller, you will bring hands-on and pragmatic expertise and know how to ensure the right accounting, coach more junior team members, actively engage in stakeholder management and drive continuous process improvements as well support the transition to our future ERP system.

It is a challenging position in a dynamic and international oriented environment. You support the team in its transformation to deliver world class end to end Record-To-Report process that ensures (external) compliance and supports management accounting for (better) decision making.

Team responsibility

Together with the team you are responsible to:

  • Ensure appropriate accounting (USGAAP, IFRS & local statutory),
  • Drive improvement initiatives related to Record to Report processes and reports,
  • Drive compliancy and perform internal (SOx) control activities,
  • Perform accounting assessments,
  • Key user for Opex and Capex processes and systems.

What makes this role interesting

  • Be part of a highly motivated team that has a relentless focus on process optimization and automation.
  • Face demanding challenges and enjoy the freedom to put together creative solutions.
  • You interact with all layers in a demanding and busy technology driven organization.

Position in the organization

The Senior Financial Controller – Financial Services General Accounting is part of Financial Services Europe within Global Enabling Services. Financial Services is responsible for the ASML wide E2E accounting processes, supporting the business and providing management reporting as well as ensuring external compliance. The Senior Financial Controller - Financial Services General Accounting, reports to the Manager Financial Services General accounting. He/she interacts with various departments and layers in and outside of finance.


You have 8+ years relevant experience in finance or accounting preferably in a financial control or auditing environment.

In addition, you have the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting supplemented with being a Chartered Accountant (CPA/RA) or Controller (RC).
  • Experience in working in an international, multinational environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Experience in process mapping and redesign including internal control set-up.
  • Expert user in Microsoft Excel and experience in SAP.
  • Affinity with BI and RPA (preferred but not required).

Personal skills

Result oriented, team player, with excellent analytical skills, critical thinking, proactive and communicative personality who can connect with all layers in a demanding and very busy technology driven organization. Other important skills are:

  • Multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural understanding,
  • Committed and flexible (go the extra mile),
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken),
  • Has integrity and is compliance-minded,
  • Strives for continuous improvement.

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

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. Location Veldhoven, Netherlands.

It is a challenging position in a dynamic and international oriented environment. You support the team in its transformation to deliver world class end to end Record-To-Report process that ensures (external) compliance and supports management accounting for (better) decision making.

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