Financial Planning Analyst

Sensata Technologies

Sensata Technologies

IT, Accounting & Finance
South Burlington, VT, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024
The Financial Planning Analyst is responsible for a variety of aspects including forecasting, budgeting, reporting, and analyzing the company's revenue and expenses.

We are seeking a motivated candidate who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can contribute to developing scalable processes that enhance reporting, financial analysis, and decision-making efficiency. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, detail-oriented, and comfortable diving into data and offering suggestions for continuous improvement.
General Responsibilities
• Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
• Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support
• Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews
• Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
• Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
• Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, and tools
• Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models
Experience / Qualifications
• A university degree required (i.e. Bachelors degree) or equivalent relevant work experience
• Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
• Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
• Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
• Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
• Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards
• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
• Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers

A day in the life:
• Conducts comprehensive financial analysis by collaborating with various teams, gathering data, analyzing trends, and presenting findings
• Develops and maintains financial models to support forecasting using both Percentage of Completion (POC) and Sales basis methods, including complex modeling where necessary
• Creates financial summaries, KPI dashboards, and presentations for leadership that effectively communicate financial insights and recommendations
• Seeks process improvement (i.e. streamlining reports) to support the company's growth trajectory

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This position requires eligibility to obtain authorization under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Non-US Persons, as defined in the ITAR and EAR, may not be eligible to obtain authorization.


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