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Sr Financial Analyst

  • Location
    • Detroit, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis group’s primary responsibility is to support the CFO’s strategic objectives by providing critical thinking about the company and industry. In the Special Studies & Competitive Analysis team, we work on a variety of important projects, past examples of which include consultant studies, incentive compensation analysis, downturn modeling, competitor benchmarking, and strategy presentations provided to GMs Board of Directors.

We seek innovative approaches to solving problems and presenting solutions to senior leadership and the Board.  We want each team member to benefit from the opportunity to learn about the business, understand how big decisions are made, and to be able to build an extensive network with colleagues.


  • Support the CFO in strategic decisions
  • Consolidate and create materials for the Board and Finance Committee, the monthly CFO Staff meeting, and quarterly Finance All People Meeting
  • Provide input and analysis related to incentive compensation
  • Understand and apply macro-economic, competitive, market, and other non-financial factors to evaluate GM’s performance
  • Influence external messaging working closely with IR for investor conferences
  • Engage with regions/functions/new business ventures to understand key drivers behind the financials
  • Participation in the development of long-term strategies and corresponding financial plans
  • Understand the auto industry competitive landscape and assess the threats & opportunities to GM’s strategy

Additional Description

Desired Skills

  • Learning agility and intellectual curiosity
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with minimal guidance/supervision
  • Ability to network and build trust across peer group in regions and functions
  • Proactively work to resolve issues and move projects forward
  • Knowledge of corporate finance principles including ability to perform balance sheet analysis, net income statement analysis, cash flow statement analysis, knowledge of debt structures, etc.
  • Desire to learn the specific business that would be supported (Product Development, Supply Chain, Sales Service and Marketing, Manufacturing, etc.)
  • Comfortable presenting to GM Senior Management


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of FP&A Experience
  • Strong knowledge and familiarity with financial reporting/accounting concepts
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and other office products
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within Finance and with operating partners

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