KLA Careers

Analyst, Staff Financial

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

The Finance organization consists of operations and corporate finance teams. 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.

KLA is seeking to hire an experienced Financial Analyst into its Corporate Services division. In this role, you will primarily support WW IT organization and manage an annual budget of over $100M. You will have the unique opportunity to; partner with C- Level Management; deliver business analytics and insights; and make recommendations for short and long-term decisions. You will also drive the corporate planning processes, monitor financial performance, report financial and operational results, and improve existing processes. Successful candidate for this team is a well-rounded top performer who wants to build a strong finance background

Responsibilities

  • Partner to WW IT organization, managing the monthly forecast and annual strategic plan process
  • Work closely with business partners to better understand the business and ensure alignment with company’s financial and strategic goals
  • Work closely with regional finance counterparts to track and monitor WW IT projects and spend
  • Lead initiatives for IT cost integration associated with acquired companies
  • Consolidate, analyze and report on financial results at the IT staff meeting, including headcount tracking, project spend, analysis of quarterly trends and drivers, budget vs. actual etc.  
  • Handle month-end and quarter-end close process, meet regular corporate deliverables
  • Initiate forecast and reporting process improvements and automation
  • Assist with ad hoc strategic and operational projects as required

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to distill large amounts of data into coherent summarized written and oral presentations with appropriate context for business leaders
  • Exhibits critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Team player with ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Self-motivated and a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a time sensitive environment
  • Solid accounting knowledge and ability to apply the accounting principles to work
  • Proficient in SAP/TM1 and strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with project management and resource management

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree with a minimum of 5 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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