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Senior Analyst, ESG Controls Modernization

  • Detroit / Remote
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000072215


The Senior Analyst of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Controls Modernization will partner cross-functionally with other teams to enhance and modernize processes, documentation, and technology solutions for ESG disclosures used in external reporting. ESG reporting provides transparency on how an organization contributes to sustainable development, and this innovative role provides a unique opportunity to make meaningful changes to the processes to collect, review, report, and retain ESG information for timely, reliable, and consistent reporting.


  • Support process owners and providers of ESG information in documenting and enhancing internal controls over both financial and nonfinancial information.

  • Conduct special projects to enhance controls around ESG reporting.

  • Support process owners in establishing policies and procedures to collect, consolidate and validate both financial and nonfinancial disclosed information.

  • Enhance and support the cadence for preparation, quality assurance, review and publishing of ESG information for timely and accurate reporting.

  • Evaluate and integrate technology solutions where appropriate to support strengthening controls around ESG information.

  • Participate in regulatory research, benchmarking and other activities to provide strategic insights to strengthen internal controls.

  • Conduct an ongoing risk assessment of ESG disclosures based on stakeholder feedback and changes in the business.

  • Establish and adopt ongoing inclusion assessment criteria for disclosure.

  • Prepare and/or deliver periodic update reports for leadership, including the Chief Accounting Officer and the Audit Committee, when applicable. 

Additional Description


  • Graduate degree

  • Approx. 4-8 years (or greater) of professional, applicable or accounting experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work on unstructured assignments/special projects and identify process improvements

  • Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical abilities

  • Ability to identify, interpret and analyze potential risks and issues

  • Willing to continuously learn and take on additional responsibilities, attend training, and learn new technical skills related to ESG matters

  • Professional Certification (preferred)

Desired Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to integrate knowledge in audit, internal controls, new account standard adoption, data tools, financial system implementation and/or change management

  • Passion for innovation, automation, and technology

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships across business and service lines

  • Ability to continuously learn and intellectual curiosity

Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid in accordance with Colorado law. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of Colorado.

  • This position may be filled with a Sr. Level candidate ( the median level of salary compensation for this role is $113,760)

  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.


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.