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Entry-Level Accounting Rotational Program

  • Detroit / Remote / Warren
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000087705


About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about crafting safer, better, and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to redefining how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is passionate about building inclusive teams, where differences and outstanding perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open workspaces and virtual connection platforms to encourage productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

This rotational program begins in June of 2023.

At GM, our culture is to have a "One Team" approach, where we collaborate cross functionally to achieve enterprise-wide results. This program will give you the opportunity to work with a diverse group of teams to accomplish our larger goals. In this role you will support and coordinate with multiple facets of the General Motors global portfolio by crafting and implementing timely business solutions. As a member of our team, you will play a key role in solving meaningful and important issues facing our company!

Finance - Accounting Analyst Development Rotational Program:

The Finance - Accounting Analyst Rotational Program, consists of rotations within our Accounting Controllership organization. During your program you will develop broad financial and accounting skills producing the next generation of Finance and Accounting leaders at General Motors. As an analyst you will collaborate with GM’s globally diverse organizations to assemble data, perform analyses, and present recommendations to senior GM executives.

This program offers three (3) rotational assignments in high visibility areas of our Controllership (Accounting) function. Analysts rotate on average every 12 months to different accounting functions. Upon completion of the program, you will work with our leaders to join our broader Controllership team.

Your rotation program typically consists of at least one (1) project requiring sophisticated data gathering, analytical capability, and presentation skills.

Accounting rotations may include the following: Controllership, Audit, and/or Tax. Rotations will provide candidates with the work experience necessary towards acquiring a CPA license and may include consolidating and reporting company results, analyzing transactions for appropriate accounting treatment, and serving as a strategic business partner to increase transparency, improve efficiency, shorten decision cycle times, and reinforce financial integrity and accountability.

Additional Description


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in one of the following areas: Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related fields
  • Graduating with a Bachelor’s degree between December 2022 and June 2023 OR if you are currently pursuing your CPA: will complete a Bachelor’s degree + additional CPA required course work or Master’s degree (total 150 hours) between December 2022 to June 2023
  • Available to start full time in June 2023
  • Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra-curricular activities, or service organizations
  • Strong Analytical Skills

Desired Skills:

  • Currently pursuing a CPA is preferred

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Decision Quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic Agility, Managerial Courage and Innovative Thinking
  • Knowledge of corporate finance principles including ability to analyze balance sheets, incomes statement and cash flow and capital structure analysis, etc.
  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles or advanced accounting principles for Accounting roles
  • Sophisticated Excel skills and strong modeling and financial valuation skills

Teamwork and Leadership Skills

  • Can collaborate with a diverse team including cross-functional partners
  • Solves problems and develops new methods of analysis to streamline decision-making
  • Dives into data and corrects inconsistencies, finding and understanding root causes and drivers
  • High level of integrity, accountability, and trust with ability to deal with ambiguity and take initiative
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet goals in a fast-paced environment

Work Location:

This role offers the following work appropriately strategies:

  • Hybrid : This position does not require an employee to be onsite full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.
  • Remote : This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis


The median level of the annual salary compensation for this role is $86,000 dependent upon class status and degree.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.