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Financial Accounting Analyst / Senior Analyst


Controllership is a multi-faceted team managing Corporate Accounting, Consolidations & SEC Reporting, Financial Assurance, Technical Accounting, Design / Build / Sell, Aftersales, Systems, Analytics and Modernization with operations around the globe. We are committed to working together to leverage our diversity in a rewarding work environment and create opportunities for our people.

Controllership’s mission is to serve as a Strategic Business Partner, bringing timely and insightful decisions to all strategic and tactical matters as they related to SEC requirements, accounting, audit/SOX compliance and financial analyses, leveraging financial systems and processes that increase visibility, improve efficiency, shorten decision cycle times, and reinforce financial integrity and accountability.


  • Work with cross-functional Finance teams with support and flexibility to develop your career

  • Rotate between functional areas to gain a broad range of valuable experience

  • Develop a detailed understanding of GM’s processes and systems in order to identify both control gaps and any opportunities to streamline processes and controls.

  • Solve problems and develop new/enhanced control procedures to streamline existing processes

  • Develop analytics and tools to provide insights into the results for business units and regions

  • Recommend types of automations, analytics, and data processing approaches to apply to meet business objectives

  • Initiate and support enhancements that improve the quality and speed of the close

  • Work with a high level of independent judgment and initiative, while being able to rapidly take on and assimilate work from existing team members when required

  • Perform General Ledger functions; assure accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

  • Gain exposure and experience working on a variety of complex accounting issues impacting strategic business initiatives

  • Identify, interpret and analyze potential accounting risks and issues

  • Support strong control environment to ensure accurate and timely review of monthly results

  • Assist with internal and external financial reporting - including analyzing consolidated results, drafting SEC documents and management review reports, ensuring quality, and administering strict timeline

  • Research and interpret new accounting standards and brainstorm how each apply to GM as well as comply with external 10-Q/10-K reporting requirements

  • Completes special assignments as required

Additional Description


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business

  • MBA or Masters of Science degree in business field (preferred)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) (preferred)

  • Public accounting firm experience (preferred)

  • Knowledge and experience working with global ledger systems and business processes

  • Demonstrated ability to work and lead with minimal supervision on unstructured assignments and identify process improvements

  • Identify, interpret and analyze potential accounting risks and issues

  • Understanding of and ability to apply accounting and financial reporting standards (GAAP)

  • Willing to take on additional responsibilities, attend training, and learn new technical skills

  • Ability to collaborate with business, IT, and data analysis resources to capture, prioritize and document solution requirements, and drive measurable results

Desired Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Complex problem solving and analytical abilities

  • Ability to take a strategic, transformational point of view on the position

  • Passion for innovation, automation, and technology

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to teamwork and partnerships

  • Understanding of (or interest in learning) data structure, data interfaces and how data flows from source systems to the consolidation system to the forecasting systems

  • Experience with (or interest in learning) HFM, SAP, Power BI, KNIME, and/or Robotics Process Automation

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 . 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.