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Division Controller

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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?


We’re looking for a hard working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team. In this Division Controller role you are responsible for a full P&L of a Business unit. Our charter is to understand and influence the business in making the right trade-offs and pro-actively find efficiencies. The ideal candidate will work closely with multiple levels of a dynamic business unit and has the opportunity to affect KLA’s overall long term financial performance. This role offers significant exposure to senior managers and has the opportunity to drive company-wide projects and initiatives in the areas of reporting, planning and analysis.



  • The Division Controller is responsible for coordinating and providing finance support for the Business Unit General Manager. 
  • This position works cross-functionally with other teams including Engineering, Applications, Sales, Operations, Marketing.
  • Support annual strategic planning and budgeting process and understanding long term Engineering development roadmaps.
  • Responsible for understanding changes in Manufacturing activities for the Division. Including Headcount planning, production capacity, inventory controls.
  • Responsible for understanding changes in Cost of service for the Division. Including spending on installation and cost of service
  • Manage and drive Spend vs target alignment.
  • Own quarter end close process for the business, including variance analysis of actual to forecasts, balance sheet review and reconciliations.
  • Manage and develop a highly dedicated finance team of financial analysts
  • Understanding of customer deals and analysis of sales trends including product transitions
  • Review and improve financial and business models to provide the business additional insight to make decisions on improving the business.
  • Lead process improvement projects.
    Partner with senior organizational leaders to understand business requirements, investment needs, and to develop an excellent understanding of cost drivers and P&Ls for his/her respective groups.



  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Accounting with minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience (with emphasis on accounting, forecasting and financial analysis)
  • Must be hard working, has a positive attitude and a great team player
  • Has the ability to create, multi-task and be flexible to multiple requests in a time sensitive manner.
  • Comfortable with reaching out to others and working with different levels and parts of an organization.
  • Independent and critical thinker, analytical, fast learner and excellent eye for detail
  • Proficient in SAP/TM1 and strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience. OR Master's Level Degree with at least 4 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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