Sensata Technologies, Inc. Commercial Finance Analyst in Shanghai, China

Sensata is looking for a Commercial Finance Analyst for our Performance Sensing China&India-based Businesses, who will support the business unit market dashboard reporting, maintain the regional demand forecast plan and analyzing and develop revenue and margin forecasts providing strong business partnership for the regional Finance and General Management teams.

This position investigates market & sales trend opportunities, analyzes customer orders and reflects impacts from changes in the market to the internal Sensata demand and revenue projections. In addition, this opportunity requires collaboration with several functional groups in the organization including, but not limited to, marketing, supply planning and customer service.

The Commercial Finance Analyst will collaborate and partner closely with the Global Organization and the regional finance teams to ensure revenue and margin forecasts are coordinated in the overall P&L and bridged in detail to support GBU financial processes and requirements. Regular analysis of revenue growth including price, market, vehicle content, market share gains/losses and the impact of foreign exchange is required as well as the impact of backlog reductions and customer order movements.

This role is responsible for revenue forecasts developed using published production forecasts, regulatory changes and other macro-economic trends for the China and global end markets as well as information from collaborating with sales and marketing leaders in the organization. The Commercial Finance analyst will provide regular updates to senior management on the current year outlook against historical performance and prior forecasts and will partner to identify gap closures opportunities and drive the team to optimize performance.

In addition, this role will partner with the marketing organization to prepare a 5 year long rate revenue forecast (annual Strategic Plan process) based on long term contracts and new business opportunities.

Successful candidates will be able to analyze large quantities of data from various sources and have a high proficiency in Excel as well as be able to see the big picture in our various end markets. Preparing compelling PowerPoint slides and presenting information to senior leaders with confidence are also key success factors.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is comfortable working independently, in a multi-cultural environment, has strong business acumen, and has proven success in supporting new business development utilizing strong analytical forecasting skills. In addition, effective leadership skills are required to develop one analyst which will report to this role and be dedicated to support routine data analytics and other day-to-day tasks.

  • Provide business partnership to China Auto VP’s in understanding market trends, customer accounts and productions schedules / backlog to develop forecasts and drive performance to commitments

  • Own the end Market forecast and associated analysis / report-out within respective region through engagement with third party analysts, Sales, and Marketing; assess and highlight macro trends and impact to organization.

  • Lead through individual contribution the accurate development of forecasts for respective region, aligned with business planning cycles

  • Develop and present Monthly, Quarterly, Annual, Long Range, forecast plans and ad hoc analyses

  • Regularly review / analyze customer order / forecast and market reports

  • Support weekly and monthly updates to net revenue estimates and associated report-out to senior management, including customer / market developments as needed

  • Analyze Marketing assumptions for alignment with external perspectives, e.g. Servable Addressable Market sizing, market share, competitive intelligence

  • Maintain accuracy of production demand forecast updates

  • Prompt Marketing review / update of assumptions as needed per latest demand dynamics

  • Support and coordinate with Marketing on long-term strategic planning

  • Drive Marketing managers to complete required analyses within prescribed timing, leveraging standard tools provided by Business Process Manager

  • Support long-term net revenue forecast modeling, analyze and report sensitivity

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.

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