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Financial Analyst

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Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?

Group/Division

KLA is well known for its high-performing business model which routinely produces significant profit margins and revenue. Key to supporting KLA business is the finance team that partners with corporate and global business organizations to provide expertise and guidance for developing and executing sound business models and practices.

The Finance organization consists of operations and corporate finance teams. The operations finance team influences business decisions by gathering the best available operations information, distilling it and making recommendations to our management team on the best course of action. The corporate team provides a broad range of services, such as financial planning, corporate accounting, tax, industry analysis and benchmarking, internal audits, SEC reporting and merger and acquisition support.

Responsibilities

We’re looking for a detail-oriented Financial Analyst to contribute to a great finance team and work cross-functionally within the company. The ideal candidate will work with multiple business functions and has the opportunity to affect company’s overall long term financial performance. Reponsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the VP/GM of Engineering and his staff in planning, forecasting and analyzing Division Fixed Expenses.
  • Built and maintain ROI models on multiple concurrent new product launches.
  • Perform scenario planning and support the annual strategic planning process.
  • Understanding our spending profile and continuously looking to find incremental returns.
  • Analyze data from different perspectives and angles to help support business decisions.
  • Support period close processes, preparation of financial packages and reporting.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis based on the needs of the business and finance org

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance with a minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience (with emphasis on accounting, forecasting and financial analysis)

  • Knowledge of basic revenue accounting and finance principles
  • Excellent communication skill and ability to influence without direct authority
  • Analytical mindset and ability to provide meaningful analyses that are concise and actionable
  • Must be hard working, has a positive attitude and willingly contribute to a team.
  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment and be flexible to constant change.
  • Openness to learning and looking for ways to improve.
  • Working knowledge of revenue accounting standards preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of MIcrosoft Office tools (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experience working on TM1/SAP

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience. OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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