Analyst, Staff Financial Job at KLA-Tencor – 4.0 in Ann Arbor, MI

Job Opening ID: 123623

Ann Arbor, MI, United States



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?


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 on the best course of action. 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.


We are looking for a hard-working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team, supporting the KLA Pro division. In this role, you will support a dynamic organization dedicated to finding unique ways of providing value to our customers. Your responsibilities will range from full P&L forecasting and reporting, M&A integration support, ad-hoc modeling and analysis, process improvement and quarter-end close support.

Further responsibilities are as follows:
Revenue and expense forecasting, scenario modeling, performance tracking, strategic planning, executive presentations, and management reporting.

Maintaining in-depth forecast models to track actuals and predict future financial performance.

Partnering with the business team to manage annual operating budgets, track results, expenses, headcounts, and provide visibility to divisional and finance leadership.

Analyzing monthly financial results, deriving key trends and insights, and drilling down to underlying performance drivers.

Distilling large amounts of data into actionable insights, leveraging financial and operational database systems.


Bachelor’s Level Degree with at least 3 years of related experience.

Demonstrated financial or analytical experience with strong forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis acumen.

Exceptional command of database tools and IT systems, with the ability to extract meaningful conclusions from large quantities of data.

Strong attention to detail, and sense of ownership over delivered results.

Acute written and oral communication skills.

Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, environment.

Solid problem solving and root cause analysis abilities.

Team player with a positive attitude.

Working experience with Cognos TM1 and SAP or similar systems.

Strong Excel skills with working knowledge of Pivot Tables, advanced formulas. Macros/VBA programming ability desired but not required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience. OR Master’s Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.

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.

About the Company

Company: KLA-Tencor – 4.0

Company Location:  Ann Arbor, MI

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About KLA-Tencor - 4.0