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Financial Analyst- FP&A

at GM Financial

Posted: 3/20/2019
Job Reference #: 34641
Keywords: financial

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Detroit
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Accounting / Finance / Treasury
  • Overview

    This position is on the International Operations Corporate Finance team and will be directly responsible for forecasting, analyzing and reporting for several countries in International Operations. The Financial Analyst is responsible for coordinating, conducting and documenting various financial analyses in support of the International Operations business including development of the annual business plan as well as subsequent interim periodic forecasts and month-end close / flash estimations. This individual will work closely with the local CFOs and FP&A teams to provide financial analysis, modeling and forecasting support. This individual will also work with IO’s managing directors and senior leadership to develop analytical support for economic impacts and will conduct or participate in ad-hoc analysis projects.


    • Prepare financial forecasts, analysis and reports or schedules
    • Develop, maintain and administrate financial models
    • Support local businesses across International Operations in forecast creation and monthly variance analysis
    • Collaborate with various departments, understanding and projecting impacts on financial forecasts
    • Support quantification and communicate Risk and Opportunities to forecast to senior leadership
    • Assist in the preparation of management reporting – actuals, variance analysis, and forecasting
    • Contribute to ad hoc analytical projects as necessary both within and beyond your primary area of focus
    • Work collaboratively with Finance, Risk, Treasury, Accounting, Pricing, BSM and other partners to ensure enterprise objectives are met
    • Support Business Areas through trending and variance analysis, assumption reviews, reporting formats
    • Analyze and communicate forecast results



    • Previous work experience in Finance or Accounting related field
    • BS/BBA degree in Accounting/Finance required
    • Advanced degree or CPA/CFA (or working toward) preferred
    • Proven track record of driving for results with minimal ongoing direction
    • Proven track record of influencing decisions with great analytics
    • Highly skilled in Excel and willingness to learn new systems (i.e., Essbase, Oracle, SAS)

    Skills & Knowledge:

    • Business Acumen
      • Thorough understanding of each country’s unique financial market and financial products
      • Ability to analyze market changes and communicate the financial impact
      • Understanding of the company’s business operations and objectives
      • Ability to work with complex transactions
    • Decision Quality
      • Define problems, identifies root causes and recommends workable solution
      • Analyze each task for potential improvements and efficiencies
      • Manage multiple projects with time constraints
    • Drive for Results
      • Meet targeted timelines
      • See projects through to completion
      • Constantly strive for improvement
      • Achieve short and long term goals while assisting team members in doing the same
      • Take initiative
    • Interpersonal Savvy and Influence
      • Is diplomatic when appropriate
      • Can assert the value of own opinions and expertise in tough situations
      • Recognizes and manages the effect on own confidence levels and communication skills (self-aware of impact on others)
    • Peer Relationships
      • Focuses on resolving a problem, rather than blaming others or other groups
      • Spots potential conflict, helps those involved bring disagreements into the open and resolve them
      • Values diverse inputs from across the company
      • Promotes cross-functional team cooperation – looks for win-win solutions

    Please note that some countries have additional requirements (i.e. mobility requirements, language specifications, legal/migratory specifications, etc.) that might not be listed above. If you are applying internally and want to know more about these requirements please contact before submitting your application.

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