Senior Financial Analyst

Applied Materials Santa Clara , CA 95051

Posted 3 months ago

Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our 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 III to support PDC (Process Diagnostics Control) and our Mask business unit within our Applied Global Services team.

AGS Business Summary

The AGS segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity, including spares, services, upgrades, remanufactured earlier generation equipment and factory automation software for semiconductor, display and other products. Customer demand for products and services is fulfilled through a global distribution network system with 90 locations and trained service engineers located in close proximity to customer sites in more than a dozen countries to support approximately 38,000 installed Applied Semiconductor, Display and other manufacturing systems worldwide.

AGS is expected to continue to grow revenue at 15% or more by increasing our installed base and bringing a large portion of that equipment and tools under long-term service agreements. We are also developing new service products to help our customers accelerate the production ramp on new technologies. Here is your chance to support a winning growing team!

Senior Financial Analyst, Applied Global Services

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate engagement between finance and non-finance executives to drive decisions for the service business you support

  • Work with business partners on new product development, drive the development unit cost model and associated economics broken down by major cost components and develop the following

  • Key cost drivers within each cost component and the impact of variability on these drivers on the overall cost of service

  • Identify the key cost reduction roadmap for each cost component as relevant. Identify assumed impact, timing and actions required.

  • Prepare 4-8 Qtr. customer engagement plan, revenue and margin plan by product, units, ASP and cost

  • Prepare valuation model of the incremental value the product creates relative to the investment required and associated risks

  • Identify opportunities to improve near term financial performance and to focus on the strategic priorities necessary to achieve the longer term profitable growth targets for the business you support

  • Prepare QoQ and YoY revenue and standard margin analysis, monitor performance throughout the quarter

  • Continuously identify and track 'execution opportunities' to improve standard margins, identify issues, help address/improve, track impact

  • Identify and communicate cost model outliers to ensure accurate costing information

  • Build KPI / trackers to prioritize management around the highest value opportunities and critical strategic priorities

  • Work with business development to verify cost models and build the business case for new service offerings, quantify consequence of no agreement, help align/rationalize walk away price and manage risk

  • Manage investment spending, develop ROI analyses on new projects and prioritize investments accordingly

  • Monitor tool I&W performance, track improvements, identify sources of variances, highlight risks and work with partners to resolve issues

  • Facilitate the integration of operational improvements into the product portfolio and track impact

  • Monitor profitability and share by critical part over time, QoQ,

  • Track associated inventory levels by profitability segmentation by region,

  • Monitor reverse logistics and repair loop development for high value parts, track cycle time, financial improvement vs. assumptions

  • Provide support for special projects and/or M&A activities

Key Expectations

  • Continuously develop your knowledge of our business environment

  • Effectively work within cross functional teams and drive results

  • Be curious to understand the drivers of top and bottom line growth


  • Master's Degree

  • 4 - 7 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. #LI

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Senior Financial Analyst

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