KLA Careers

Associate Financial Analyst

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

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. 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.

Responsibilities

Support US Mfg Operations with the following responsibilities:

  • Drive and own the Ops HC process.  
  • Gross Margin Improvement Initiatives in Operations. Engage with and collaborate cross functionally with Engineering, Operations, Service and division finance for target setting and reporting of results.
  • Continuous improvement mindset, partnering with different areas of the organization, identifying gaps, cost savings and productivity.
  • Responsible for the financial analysis of monthly actual results with comparisons to the forecast and engaging with Operations to maximize efficiencies and address issues.
  • Ensure that finance policies and proper accounting rules are being followed consistently and SOX-compliant in all areas of responsibility.
  • Assist in all other ad hoc requests which require financial modeling, scenario analysis and simulations.

Qualifications

Ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field.

Independent and critical thinker, fast learner and excellent eye for detail

Must be hardworking, has a positive attitude and willingly contribute to a team

Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong working relationships

Has a strong sense of ownership of the responsibilities and be self-motivated 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree

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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