Senior Financial Analyst for Dielectric Systems (DSM) and Patterning, Packaging Group Segment (PPG)
Location:
Santa Clara , California
Posted:
April 22, 2017
Reference:
1700240
Applied Materials' technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world. We are actively recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our world class Finance Team.

Senior Financial Analyst for Dielectric Systems (DSM) and Patterning, Packaging Group Segment (PPG)

Metal Deposition Product Business Summary
The Dielectric Systems (DSM) business unit and the broader Patterning, Packaging Group (PPG) are the leading part of the current and ongoing growth of Applied Materials, and are key elements of its strategic position in the semiconductor equipment market. This role is critical to analyzing program investments, R&D investments and profitability of new technology being launched into the market.

Job Summary:

Major Responsibilities
This position requires an individual who is comfortable working with senior managers and first line managers to identify and drive change within the business unit and across the business segment. Duties will require the ideal candidate to:
  • Interface with senior management at segment level (Patterning and Packaging Group) to drive operating expense management for technology development module groups, corporate packaging initiatives and portfolio prioritization across business units in PPG
  • Lead and drive DSM operating expense budgets by engaging senior management in business, engineering and operations departments
  • Drive DSM project / waterfall analyses and partner with operations & Center of Excellence spending analyst team to drive actual spending to targeted levels
  • Partner within finance to drive and implement best practices for financial tools and processes for financial cycles and analytical tools
  • Ensure data accuracy and help management team develop and tell the story of the business unit using that information (forecasting/budgeting, financial close, balance sheet integrity)
  • Interpret internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services
  • Prepares detailed models for executive consumption and develops presentation of results

Qualifications:
Key Competencies
  • Proven competencies in communication, financial analysis and working across functions with different levels of management to drive results
  • Self-starter: able to maintain financial cycle deliverables, identify change and drive items to closure with minimal management oversight
  • Experience with financial modeling and proficiency in using Excel. Experience setting up reporting database tools such as Quick-base is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Semiconductor Equipment or Components Manufacturing is desired but not required
Education
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • 4 - 6 Years of Experience
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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