ASML Veldhoven, Netherlands
07 Jan, 2019Full time
Introduction Are you looking for a challenging opportunity to be part of new circular processes with much management focus? If so, maybe you can make a contribution to our finance department as a Financial Analyst for our Operational sectors with focus on the circular process of re-using parts. Our successful world-class finance department offers you many opportunities to keep on growing as finance professional and driving the company. Job Mission The volume of parts that are coming back to ASML as part of the circular flows is currently rapidly expending and expected to further grow the coming years. As Financial Analyst you are responsible to create insight in the financial results of all circular flows, also to support and drive management decision making. Next to that you play a key supporting role in the process to decrease Excess and Obsolete provisions within ASML (~400M€) which directly impacts ASML margin. Job Description Circular economy focus is increasing in ASML and together with Excess and Obsolescence gets much attention from top management which require more and better finance support. The focus of this position is on pro-actively supporting the business (controller) in the roll out process of Excess and Obsolescence (E&O) ownership, driving optimization and improvement of E&O and circular inventory processes and providing effective financial analysis and reports. In the function you need to be able to deal with a changing (new), have a strong customer focus and deal with (driving) many counterparts in different sectors. The position combines high level analysis, reporting as well as operational and continuous improvement activities. Responsible for: • Consolidated Circular Inventory and production result calculations and reports. • Providing forecasts and analysis on movements in circular inventory and production results. • Supporting and driving roll out of Excess and Obsolescence process optimization • Worldwide explanation of variances between actuals and forecasts. • Adding quality and value to information by providing solid analysis (big data analytics) and contacting operations. • Accounting activities to ensure the proper statement of circular inventory and results. • Provide proactive support and input to controllers in the applicable sectors. • Proactively seeking for continuous improvements in the execution activities to increase efficiency and quality. Education • University level • Accounting or controlling expertise is preferred Experience • Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience in finance, preferably in relevant accounting positions. • Affinity/experience with IT tools and big data • Fluent in English Personal skills • Strives for continuous improvement. The circular focus is relatively new within ASML and is developing, pro-active improvement attitude is needed to have a huge impact; • Strong in customer focus. The Excess and Obsolescence business focus is rapidly increasing, it is important to work with business (control) and understand their needs; • Flexibility in ever changing ASML environment; • Ownership; commitment; • Excellent analytical skills. Context of the position The Financial Analyst reports to the Financial Controller Supply Chain Management. ASML’s finance department drives the company, because the cyclical nature of the semiconductor industry makes long-term financial planning and strategic control critical to our business success. Like our lithography equipment, our financial strategies, methods and tools (largely SAP based) are truly world-class. ASML is regularly cited by The Hackett Group as an example of best-practice financial management. We are consistently one of the first major European companies to announce our quarterly results. Other information If you’re the type of person who wants the satisfaction of being in a smaller more closely knit team where you are directly visible to the board of management, then a finance job at ASML could be a life-changing experience. Whether it’s in accounting or control, you’ll face demanding challenges and enjoy the freedom to put together highly creative solutions. With ASML’s financial headquarters just a short walk from its manufacturing facilities, you’ll be working extremely closely with the business and able to see your ideas put into action.Finance jobs at ASML ─ real challenge, real freedom and real responsibility in a world-class financial environment, plus the visibility and networking opportunities to fast-track you to the top of your profession.