Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Accountant in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata Technologies is seeking a highly-motivated, dedicated and efficient accounting professional to join its Corporate Accounting team as a senior accountant.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Perform corporate month-end closing activities such as preparing and reviewing reconciliations and journal entries related to various balance sheet accounts including inventory, fixed assets, accrued expenses, and other areas

  • Perform financial analysis of various balance sheet and income statement accounts to support business finance teams as required

  • Analyze and reconcile monthly capital expenditures and PP&E and software roll forwards worldwide and report results to management

  • Prepare and take ownership of monthly inventory and capital expenditures reporting for management reporting

  • Lead standardization of global reconciliation and business processes surrounding inventory and PP&E reconciliations

  • Provide guidance and support to project managers and other business partners. This includes financial information and understanding of policies and procedures

  • Assist in reviewing the accounting for lease and IT service agreements

  • Participate in systems integration of newly acquired businesses and other special projects as necessary

  • Prepare supporting schedules for external auditors for quarterly and year-end audits

  • Assist in preparation of foot notes and supporting schedules for 10K and 10Q SEC filings

  • Support annual US SOX audits


Job requirements are as follows:

  • The ideal candidate should have a BS in Accounting, and a minimum of 3-4 years of progressive experience in a fast-paced corporate accounting department of a large corporation or a public accounting firm.

  • The candidate should be a quick learner, have strong problem solving skills and analytical abilities, and be an independent thinker with a proven ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • The candidate should be able to interact and communicate effectively at all levels across a large organization and with non-US locations, and to interface with and work with multiple disciplines and cultures.

  • The candidate should be detailed and deadline-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with varying priorities.

  • The candidate should have experience with standardizing processes and controls across the organization.

  • The candidate should be able to research accounting guidance and interpret the guidance to apply to various business transactions

  • The candidate should possess advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

  • Experience with inventory and fixed assets accounting systems preferred.

  • Experience with Hyperion and/or Oracle R12 is preferred, but not required.

  • CPA license preferred but not required.


Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action (AA) /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Employer.

  • Sensata uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.