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Senior Financial Analyst - Consolidations

  • Detroit
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000063290


As a Financial Analyst within the Corporate Accounting Consolidation team you will play a key role in the consolidation of total company results and related projects. Work involves a high level of independent judgment, accuracy, creativity, and initiative.

  • Perform consolidation procedures for monthly/quarterly accounting close, providing support to regional consolidation and functional teams.
  • Prepare and analyze consolidating journal entries, considering further implications in the Country of Sales and Consolidation process
  • Identify, interpret, and analyze potential accounting risks and issues.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply accounting and financial reporting standards (GAAP), SEC rules and regulations as well as FASB Statements and other related standards.
  • Provide support for Internal and External (SEC) reporting
  • Perform financial analysis on monthly results and special transactions, including Country of Sales allocations validations.
  • Identify and lead process improvement initiatives
  • Provide internal consultation and decision support
  • Develop and presents data to other members of the organization
  • Lead and/or support global/regional accounting initiatives. This role will actively collaborate with other teams for EV reporting testing and reporting
  • Frequent contact with others outside the work group. The role is one of the main contacts for ad-hoc requests and questions regarding Country of Sales allocations and other Consolidation procedures
  • Work with external auditors Ernst & Young (EY) and GM SOX Core Team

Additional Description


Basic Required:

  • College degree with major in accounting or business administration or equivalent experience/ training
  • CPA certification preferred
  • 2-7 years finance/accounting experience including combination of public/private
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to teamwork and partnerships
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Highly proficient personal computer skills and technology driven
  • Ability to prioritize assignments/projects and multi-task within restricted time constraints

Basic Preferred:

  • Experience/strong knowledge of Hyperion financial systems
  • Corporate consolidation experience
  • Knowledge of Country of Sale
  • Big 4 accounting experience

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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

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

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