Cost & Financial Planning Analyst

Sensata Technologies

Sensata Technologies

IT, Accounting & Finance
attleboro, ma, usa
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
The Cost and Financial Planning Analyst is responsible for a variety of aspects including forecasting, budgeting, reporting and analyzing the company’s finance and expenses.General Responsibilities • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking • Performs variance analysis between actual, prior and standard costs • Analyze financial data and create cost and 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 • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization • 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 • Recommend changes in operating procedures to improve efficiencies in payment and procurement processes • Examine data to help with reducing cost in all operations • Give suggestions for money-saving strategies 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

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