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Senior Tax Analyst - FIN0008151

Detroit, Michigan, US

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Position summary

This senior tax analyst position is a rotational opportunity within the Tax Staff, located at the corporate headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to learn, expand their skills, and develop their tax career. GM Tax offers several areas of specialization in which individuals can make an impact, including: Tax Accounting, Tax Compliance, Tax Audits, International Tax, State and Local Tax, Transfer Pricing, Value Added Tax, Customs, and Tax Planning. This is a great opportunity to gain broad exposure and increase your knowledge base.

This position requires tax and accounting expertise, decision making ability, and initiative. Specific responsibilities may include:
  • Develop general corporate tax technical expertise as well as specialized tax knowledge
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual income tax provisions
  • Assist in preparing quarterly and annual income tax-related SEC filings
  • Operate Sarbanes Oxley 404 tax controls and support related testing
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of tax returns, including quarterly estimates
  • Recommend and implement processes that improve the efficiency and accuracy of tax accounting and compliance related activities
  • Partner with business units and other departments within Corporate Finance to ensure the accuracy of tax returns and financial statement balances
  • Provide support in the review and analysis of proposed and existing tax laws, regulations, and rulings
  • Build and update tax planning models
  • Assist in the management of federal and state audits, including drafting responses to government inquires and analysis of audit workpapers
  • Work with other members of the team in developing, implementing and defending return positions
  • Create project plans, solve problems, and develop new methods of analysis

Basic Required:

  • Professional Certification: Certified Public Accountant and Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 4-6 years of accounting experience 
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and manage work load within statutory and internal deadlines
  • Well-developed computer and system skills, including experience with finance enterprise systems and tax provision systems (e.g., SAP, OneSource)
  • Demonstrated high levels of productivity and strong performance
  • Basic Preferred:
  • Professional Certification: Master’s degree in Taxation or Accounting; other advanced degree or training 
  • Corporate tax experience, including experience in tax compliance, planning and defense
  • Demonstrated effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, with strong interpersonal, team and partnering skills
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 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.

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