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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Cost & Financial Planning Analyst in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST) is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. We design and manufacture devices that help satisfy the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment in global automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine markets.

We are a rapidly growing $2.4 billion business with operations and business centers in 16 countries and over 17,000 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.

Within Sensata, the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis group focuses on the Company’s worldwide planning processes, including the development of the annual plan, periodic forecasts and the long range plans. The group works closely with several other finance functions including Corporate Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Global Business Unit Finance teams as well as the International Finance groups.

We are currently seeking a Cost and Financial Planning Analyst who will be a liaison between the corporate finance groups and business units and will perform company-wide financial analysis to evaluate financial performance and support decision making. Primary responsibilities include performing fluctuation analysis, reconciliations, forecasting and compiling senior management presentations. The Financial Analyst will participate in certain monthly close duties and the annual and long range planning process. The ideal candidate also has the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines. The candidate should be personable and be able to influence others. This is an excellent opportunity to provide critical deliverables reviewed by senior management. This position will report directly to the Director of Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis.


Detailed Posting Description

  • Responsible for developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial planning and control.

  • Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance.

  • Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements, operating forecasts, etc.

  • Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance, and impact of governmental requirements.

  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

  • Financial planning and analysis of functional business units

  • Review and analyze monthly financial results

  • Deep dive into financial results to reconcile variances and develop qualitative explanations and identify potential risks and/or opportunities in the company plan

  • Interact with financial and business management to help generate and corroborate annual and long range forecasts

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly senior management presentations

  • Ability to learn and use IT systems and company processes quickly

  • Compliance with Company policies, generally accepted accounting principles and legal requirements

  • Actively contribute to managing account structures in Hyperion

  • Ability to create efficient reporting from Hyperion.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or economics

  • 0 2 years of relevant financial analysis experience

  • Strong knowledge of MS-Office, in particular above average Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Oracle and Hyperion/Essbase experience is preferred, but not required.

  • Experience using multi-dimensional databases required experience with Hyperion a plus

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Flexible “can do” mentality

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability, with a “think outside of the box” approach

  • Capable of working independently and in teams

  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written; experience with interacting with all levels of management

  • Desire to learn and advance in a fast-paced organization

Less than 5% travel required.



Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact .

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We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus at

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

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