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Senior FP&A Analyst - Display & Flexible Technologies (B4)

Company: Applied Materials, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

FP&A Analyst (B4) - (Internal/External)The Display and Flexible Technologies group within Applied Materials is the leader in providing leading edge technology to the makers of the most advanced displays in the world. As a standalone product segment in Applied the DFT team operates primarily in five different countries - US, Taiwan, China, Germany and Korea - and has the atmosphere of working in a small company within the larger Applied portfolio.This role under the DFT Financial Planning & Analysis controller will support driving the financial and planning activities, including budgeting, forecasting, and business analysis activities for the Display Segment. The person coming into this role will partner with the business segments to enable actionable analytics and reporting. The ideal candidate needs to be comfortable with working on both strategic initiatives, such as enhancing financial reporting capabilities/systems, and with deliverables related to regular business cycles. -This person will serve as the primary analyst on segment gross margin as well as helping summarize the data related to market trends and drivers, competitors, business unit financials. They will proactively work with key business partners across the company's finance organization to understand and help further develop reports and processes that are both efficient and can scale with the company's growth. This position will involve analyzing and developing content for Executive Management, Product groups, Investor Relations, and Corporate. -The right individual will have a strong work ethic and desire to continuously learn while using their skillsets and findings to extend/enhance the financial reporting processes as well as analyses. -JOB OVERVIEWThe FP&A Manager is responsible for providing timely and accurate analysis to assist management in its goal of making fact-based decisions. Responsibilities include partnering with Global FP&A and internal finance business partners in DFT Segment level consolidating, modeling, and analyzing financial related data to measure and report on the performance of the business. Additionally, FP&A Manager will lead financial cadence and calendar for total Segment for actuals and forecasting process, Manage Segment Opex and HQ department spending, and business partner to DFT Segment Executive Management in the financial analysis and support of various functions. FP&AROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Compile, maintain and present quarterly financial reporting packages to Segment Mgmt
  • Lead Segment integration of new Financial FP&A Software and drive Change Management process and communications within the DFT Finance Organization
  • Partner with Segment finance controllers for forecast and report revenue and expenses
  • Manage total segment Opex Portfolio of Investment spending and Capital, issue targets, mitigate escalations for getting back to target achievement
  • Drive adaption SAP tools, reports, and data repositories into DFT finance cadence and business process requirements
  • Maintain the Segment's financial models (P&L, B/S, and CF) as well as other operational models and reports
  • Identify and develop the business requirements that will be translated into key performance indicators / objectives
  • Identify and improve operational inefficiencies within current processes to enhance overall group effectiveness
  • Actively seek new tools and ideas to help management better understand and plan our businessTECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
    • Highly Proficient in Microsoft Excel including Power Query with the ability to build / develop complex models
    • Strong analytical skill and business sense
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including Executive Levels
    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
    • Ability to develop and maintain complex financial models and generate key insights
    • Ability to make decisions independently, or escalate when applicable
    • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy
    • Deadline-driven with a strong sense of urgencyEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
      • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
      • Minimum 5 years' experience, with heavy emphasis in financial modeling, analysis, and reporting
      • SAP/COPA/BW/BPC reporting package experience a plus#LIQualificationsEducation:Master's DegreeSkillsCertifications:Languages:Years of Experience:7 - 10 YearsWork Experience:Additional InformationTravel:NoRelocation 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 , Senior FP&A Analyst - Display & Flexible Technologies (B4), IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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