Staff Financial Analyst (OPEX)
Posted on: November 19, 2022
KLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the
semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic
device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop,
smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible
screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands
without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing
of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed
circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and
devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration,
research and development. KLA focuses more than average on
innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert
teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers
work together with the world's leading technology providers to
accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic devices. Life here
is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems.
There is never a dull moment with us.
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
KLA is well known for its impactful 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 implementing 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 hard-working individual with a positive
temperament to contribute to an extraordinary Finance team in the
Global Product Group. The ideal candidate will work cross
functionally within KLA and have the opportunity to affect the
company's long-term financial performance. In this role, you will
support a multifaceted organization dedicated to finding unique
ways of providing value to our business partners. Responsibilities
will include but are not limited to:
- Ownership of all R&D and SG&A related accounts for a
fast growing division.
- Forecast project material expenses based on business inputs and
validate underlying assumptions
- Develop tools to identify risks and opportunities in the
forecast, monitor and report the quarter-to-date actual results
against strategic plan and current forecast
- Input and maintain forecast using Planning Analytics financial
reporting system, maintain data accuracy in both Planning Analytics
and offline working files
- Take full ownership of Division fixed cost process, partner
with various business owners to understand the engineering programs
and the associated financial impact, key drivers & issues of the
- Develop product portfolio analysis for the Division and report
- Handle month-end and quarter-end close process to meet
corporate close calendar
- Assist in long-term planning activities
Prepare routine financial reports and quarterly executive review
- Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4-5 years of related
- Proven financial or analytical experience with strong
forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis.
- Outstanding command of database tools and IT systems, with the
ability to extract relevant conclusions from large quantities of
- Strong attention to detail, and sense of ownership over
- Acute written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to produce results, prioritize workload and achieve
effective outcome in a fast-paced environment.
- Solid problem solving and root cause analysis abilities.
- Working experience with IBM Cognos and SAP a plus.
- Strong Excel skills with solid understanding of Pivot Tables,
sophisticated formulas. Macros/VBA programming ability desired but
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Proof of full COVID-19
vaccination is required where permitted by law. KLA will consider
reasonable accommodation as provided by applicable law. Please note
that accommodation may not be possible where vaccination is
required for an essential function of the position, including for
international travel or customer site access.
The company offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package
including but not limited to the following: medical, dental,
vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including
company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student
debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, financial planning
benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid
company holidays, family care and bonding leave.
KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status
or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure
that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to
receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact
us at email@example.com to request accommodation.
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