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Senior 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?


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.


We are looking for a well-rounded individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Corporate Finance team.  Our team provides a broad range of controllership and financial analytical support, such as corporate G&A expenses, corporate financial planning and analysis (FP&A), as well as investor relations. These entails driving annual budget process, periodically forecast results, providing variance analysis, performing industry benchmarking analysis, generating financial review packages for company executives and more.  The ideal candidate will have excellent analytic skills and the ability to distill data into insightful analysis. 


  • Support the monthly and annual forecast process by performing variance analysis and preparing forecast packages for senior leadership
  • Prepare quarterly corporate FP&A reporting packages for finance and senior leadership
  • Support business decisions by tracking trends and metrics, and delivering actionable insights on financial and business performance
  • Partner with sales operation and division finance team to track actual bookings, as well as finalize quarterly bookings and shipment backlog
  • Work with division finance and TM1 system administrator to drive system improvement projects
  • Identify and propose improvements to the financial planning processes, with the goals of simplicity and visibility
  • Assist in various Corporate Finance / Investor Relation projects and modeling, as required



  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively partner with cross-functional team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of a financial planning system (e.g. IBM TM1) and SAP
  • Team player with a positive attitude and strong sense of ownership
  • Attention to details & quality of work


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.ORMaster'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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