Manager V, Financial Analysis - (M5)
Santa Clara , California
May 17, 2017
Senior Finance Manager, Global Corporate Functions

Job description
The position manages a staff of 1 direct report and matrix manages 2 additional employees in a COE which provides our accounting and reporting support. Our customers are the corporate functions such as Legal, HR, Finance, CTO, etc. The key attributes for the candidate are an interest in and proven capability of building relationships with the operational customers, understanding their business through regular engagement and identifying ways to partner with them to improve performance, capability or decision making. The person needs to be able to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic business and show a high degree of initiative, drive and confidence.

Major Responsibilities
  • Support our customer base (Corporate Functions) with reporting, ad hoc analysis and business case analysis with an emphasis on decision support
  • Manage and drive spending to agreed-upon levels (AOP, Commit) and influence a financially controlled environment
  • Drive annual budgeting, forecasting and long term strategic planning processes for functional business partners with focus on operating expenses and headcount
  • Manage interface with Finance Center of Excellence (COE) support group, ensuring workflow and deliverables are aligned with customer requirements/deadlines
  • Focused on identifying and helping to drive cost efficiency, growth opportunities, and process improvements along with cost reallocation initiatives
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment and integrity of financial statements

Key Qualifications
  • MBA preferred
  • 7-10 years experience in FP&A including two years of supervisory experience
  • Leadership, including managerial skills, communication, prioritizing, performance feedback and career coaching
  • Effective business partnering with executives to drive improvement in business results
  • Strong Accounting/Finance skills and curiosity and excitement in the high tech business environment
  • Proven competencies, particularly in the area of communications, presentations, problem solving, time management, business acumen, analysis and decision support
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teaming skills, and customer relationship skills

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

A little about us:
A global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries.

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