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AGS Head of Field Finance - (M7)

Company: Applied Materials, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

AGS Field Service Finance Leader Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Our innovations make possible--- the technology shaping the future. To achieve this, we employ some of the best, brightest, and most talented people in the world who work together as part of a winning team. - - -While virtually every nationality, culture, and background are currently represented within Applied Materials, we strive for a more robust Culture of Inclusion (COI) and diversity. Leveraging our COI vision helps drive innovation, build organizational capabilities, create equal opportunities for everyone, and achieve our company's definition of Winning. -We are looking for a highly experienced global executive to lead our Field Service Finance team in our Applied Global Services (AGS) business segment. - The AGS segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity, including service contracts, spares, upgrades, remanufactured earlier generation equipment and factory automation software for semiconductor, display, and other products. -This position provides financial, analytical, and strategic support to our business leaders to drive optimal decision making in our Field Services Organization. - He/she is a key member of the Finance Leadership Team reporting directly to AGS CFO. A successful candidate will require strong collaboration between Finance and the Business, and drive efforts to improve efficiency and productivity of the organization; partnering with senior leaders to identify, evaluate, prioritize, and deliver strategic initiatives across the business; and collaborating in creation of long-range plans for the Field Service business. This integral role offers the opportunity to shape a growing organization inside a company/industry experiencing rapid opportunities for growth. - The preferred location for the position is Santa Clara, CA.Key Responsibilities

  • Provide financial guidance and support the VP of Service in the development and execution of a multi-year business strategy.
  • Oversight of performance metric goal/budget setting and tracking within business areas and across the enterprise.
  • Liaise between business lines and Finance - "Face of Finance"
  • Responsible for driving the AGS Field Finance scalable support solutions.
  • Support VP of Service Sales in the development and execution of multi-year Account/Sales strategy.
    • Develop strategic plan to ensure continued and successful growth and profitability. - -This will include coordinating input from all major business units to facilitate the integration of business unit plans with the corporate plan.
    • Market research-provide leadership with meaningful analysis to benchmark financials vs. peers
    • Support VP of Service in the development of business plans for critical new locations including installation and ramp plans. - -
    • Lead a team responsible for financial analysis, monthly business review reporting, quarterly GAAP reporting, P&L management, sales projections, expense budgeting, etc.
    • A key player in the development of Global Process and ERP Systems required to scale the AGS Business providing innovative solutions/approaches to current practices and challenges.
    • Provide presentations to senior executive management which provide insight and recommendations on complex financial topics.
      • Supports human capital management activities: hire, develop, coach, and manage staff. Provides strong leadership, develops, and sets individual and departmental team performance goals and manages / drives change.
        • Provides innovative thought leadership and shapes the knowledge base within the team's area of expertise.
          • Demonstrates thought leadership by coaching and advising as appropriate.Key Qualifications
            • Business Partnering - creating a real and active partnership with both operations and management. - Providing 'real-time' support and analysis to add value in critical business decision processes.
            • Business Acumen - exposure to broad business/financial concepts, processes, and practices.
            • People Development/Personnel Management/Communication - strong leader with the ability to provide opportunities for the team to learn and develop continuously. - - Excellent influencing and customer relationship skills.
            • Organization Change Management - proven experience driving change in an organization; ability to manage a successful transition from current to desired culture, practices, structure, and environment.
            • Data Analytics - deep exposure to data analysis tools to sort through and analyze data identifying factors impacting performance and providing insight into trends.
            • Problem Solving/Critical Thinking - experience with different approaches, tools, techniques for solving problems & making sound recommendations.
            • Flexibility & Adaptability - has a style that can use approaches, tools, and techniques for dealing with a rapidly changing environment.
            • Financial Forecasting & Modeling - exposure to processes, tools, and techniques for exploring and evaluating alternative financial scenarios and results.Experience & Skills
              • First level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.
              • 10+ years in Finance with 5+ years in a leadership role with a complex, multi-national, multi-geography organization.
              • Experience working in the semiconductor manufacturing industry or high technology manufacturing is a strong plus.
              • Experience in evolving strategy, implementing, and designing changes.
              • Advanced ability to build forward-thinking partnerships across the business.
              • Advanced leadership skills, particularly in complex, international, and cross functional teams.
              • Advanced program management and prioritization skills.
              • Superior communication skills catered to a wide variety of audiences.For more information on Applied Materials please visit: For more information on this opportunity please contact:Cameron CrakerGlobal Executive Recruiting+1.512.272.2279QualificationsEducation:Master's DegreeSkillsCertifications:Languages:Years of Experience:15+ YearsWork Experience:Additional InformationTravel:Relocation Eligible:NoApplied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. -

Keywords: Applied Materials, Inc., Santa Clara , AGS Head of Field Finance - (M7), Accounting, Auditing , Santa Clara, California

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