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Sr Finance Analyst - Close & Consolidations Special Projects

  • Detroit / Remote
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000062645


Sr Finance Analyst - Close & Consolidations Special Projects candidate will play a key role in a project to align financial reporting systems with the strategic direction of the business towards an all-electric future. Analyst will have the opportunity to present project plans and status updates to senior leaders in the organization. Role will collaborate with several Controllership, Operating Finance, GBS, and IT teams to segment reporting for electric vehicles and services. Work involves a high level of independent judgment, accuracy, creativity, and initiative.

  • Collaborate with Controllership, Operating Finance, GBS, and IT teams to evaluate results of the cost allocation frameworks. Present analysis and obtain approvals from senior leaders

  • Prepare and present updates on a recurring basis to the Steering and Operating Committees

  • Track status for multiple simulated month-end closes to provide status updates to leadership

  • Prepare design document for enhancements, obtain support from all required parties by answering and clearing all questions and issues, and conduct detailed testing for accuracy 

  • Review change requests for system feasibility 

  • Collaborate with IT for any upgrades, patches, enhancements and production issues

  • Prepare materials and conduct training sessions for changes to Country of Sale, consolidations, and reporting

  • Support ad hoc questions from user groups, primarily during month-end close (e.g. connection issues, access issues, resolving validation errors, etc.)

  • Participate in all standard, recurring status meetings with CPR team and IT (~20 hours per month)

  • Ensure Global Ledger templates, tables and variants are updated for new Change Requests

  • Conduct detailed testing for system functionality for all change requests (e.g. full functionality needs to be tested with each Org/Account).  Understand any impacts to Country of Sale, Translation, PII and eliminations and determine that the flow of data to GCARSEV is accurate.  Engage with Controllership to conduct testing of reporting accuracy 

  • Support consolidation teams with year-end roll forward and post close processes

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)

  • 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

About GM

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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

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