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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Financial Analyst in St Paul, Minnesota

The Finance Analyst will be responsible for the financial accounting, analysis and forecasting for the Power Conversion Solutions business unit. Track financial performance including unit cost, cost reduction, variance analysis, etc. Comply with corporate policy, accounting, standards, and legal requirements. Lead monthly close and quarterly/annual planning processes. Prepare financial information to evaluate business performance and support business decisions. Coordinate periodic physical inventory counts.


Job Description

Financial analysis and planning for Power Conversion Solutions business unit (consolidation of Magnum Energy and Dimensions businesses)

  • Prepare income statement (P&L) and asset forecast for business unit (Annual Plan, Quarterly Updates and Long Range Plans)

  • Perform corporate month-end closing activities such as preparing and reviewing reconciliations and journal entries related to inventory, fixed assets, and other areas

  • Prepare financial information to evaluate business performance and to support business decisions

  • Analyze and understand product costs and cost reduction programs

  • Maintain inventory cycle count programs and monitor cycle count adjustments; coordinate physical inventory counts

  • Reconcile consignment transactions to perpetual inventory records

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

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

  • Return on investment analysis-new products, capacity and cost reductions

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

  • Prepare presentation materials

  • Ad Hoc Financial Analysis



  • The ideal candidate should have a BS in Accounting, and a minimum of 2-4 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 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 PC MRB, Hyperion and/or Oracle R12 is preferred, but not required


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