Finance Analyst III - (B3)

  • Company: Applied Materials
  • Posted: October 27, 2016
  • Reference ID: 1604374
This position is for a Finance Analyst supporting APTD, HQ R&D groups along with general FPA activities. This position will assist in all budgeting activity including conducting reviews, analysis and recurring reporting. It will report to the TIG (Transistor and Interconnect) FP&A lead and support multiple controllers across the organization. Candidate should be able to use best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve financial processes and reporting. Also, candidate should be able to solve complex problems, take new perspective using existing solutions. He should be able to work independently under minimal guidance and should act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Completes detailed financial analysis and commentary for finance and non-finance executives
  2. Develops complex modeling in support of strategic plans, business sizing and performance mgmt
  3. Consolidates and analyzes financial information pertaining to annual budgets, recurring monthly/quarterly forecasts and long term strategic plans with minimum oversight
  4. Identifies trends and deviations from plans, follows-up with business finance to review differences and to summarize the analyses for management presentations
  5. Interacts and presents analytical findings to various stakeholders. At times, may act as a direct business partner with non-finance mgmt
  6. Key participant or lead for system integration or process improvement initiatives
Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline, and basic knowledge of related disciplines
Business Expertise
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others, is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements
Problem Solving
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies
Interpersonal Skills
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

Key Requirements

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Previous FP&A type of experience a plus but not required
  • 4 year degree, strong Accounting skills, 3-5 years experience
  • Ability to multi task, good organization skills and attention to deta il
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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