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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Finance Analyst / Financial Analysis Supervisor in Thousand Oaks, California

Sensata Technologies Aerospace business is looking for an experienced Sr. Finance Analyst or Financial Analysis Supervisor based in Thousand Oaks supporting both Aero plants Thousand Oaks and Attleboro. The position reports to the Director of Operations Finance, Americas.

The ideal candidate will oversee financial analysis, financial planning, standard cost accounting and finance project management.


Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise 1 finance analyst and 1 cost accounting analyst.

  • Provide the operations leaders with actionable insights and analysis to define, measure and deliver world-class performance and productivity

  • Lead the annual standard cost update process ensuring timely & accurate cost rolls while harmonizing local conventions to Sensata global frameworks

  • Lead the preparation of all presentation materials for the annual operating plan and all forecasting work-streams

  • Partner with planning teams to model the optimal inventory levels. Develop operating mechanisms to drive performance to established targets on balance, turns and cycle.

  • Ensure inventory accuracy and transactional controllership for all material movements across the sites

  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidate Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Finance Manager in a mid-size or head of finance for manufacturing.

  • Profit center experience, plant manufacturing experience.

  • Over 5 years of experience managing people.

  • Strong experience with Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), strategic planning, standard cost accounting, budgeting, forecasting, capital project management.

  • Proven ability to develop strong business partnerships, operate in a strategic capacity, lead through influence and drive impact in a cross-functional environment

  • Highly effective time management, organization, and prioritization skills

  • Demonstrated ability to execute across several concurrent, high-exposure deliverables

  • Ability to analyze large sets of data to extract key themes to turn them into actionable insights for functional leaders

  • Well-developed written and oral communications skills across all levels of management & executive staff

  • An unwavering commitment to integrity and internal controls is a must

  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel & PowerPoint

  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma & lean principles

  • Properly manage confidential data including, but not limited to, item costs & construction, labor costs and strategic plans

  • JD Edwards (JDE) and/or Oracle systems experience highly preferred.

  • Potential for growth to Senior Finance Manager under succession plan.

  • Fluent in English and Spanish desirable

  • University Degree in accounting, finance or business Required. Master’s degree a plus.


Because this position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must: (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., "green card holder") of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, provided that you have applied for naturalization within six months of the date you first became eligible, and if not yet accepted, you are actively pursuing naturalization after two years from the date of your application.


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  • 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

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