General Motors Entry Level - Campus - Finance TRACK MBA - FIN0007448 in Detroit, Michigan
GM Global Finance
Finance Rotational "TRACK" Job Description
Manager TRACK Senior Finance Analyst - Corporate Finance Operations / Treasury / Corporate Staff
As a Manager TRACK Senior Finance Analyst, you will support and consult with multiple facets of the General Motors global portfolio by designing and implementing timely business solutions. Corporate Finance Analysts are expected to help solve challenging and mission-critical strategic issues facing the company.
GM Finance created the Finance TRACK (Technical Rotation and Career Knowledge) Program, consisting of rotations within Operations Finance, Corporate Staff, and the Treasurer's Office with the intention of developing broad financial and consulting skills and producing the next generation of Finance leaders at General Motors.
Finance Manager TRACK Program:
This program is comprised of select employees that recently attained a MBA with several years of prior work experience. This program offers 3 rotational assignments in high visibility areas. TRACK analysts will rotate on average every 12 months pending proven performance in each rotation. Upon successful completion of the program, MBA candidates are expected to take on important managerial roles within the finance organization.
Each rotation consists of at least 1 project requiring advanced data gathering, analytical capability, and presentation skills. Each project gives an opportunity to propose and implement business solutions with regional and/or global footprints. Analysts are expected to consult with GM’s globally diverse organizations to gather data, perform analyses, and present recommendations to senior GM executives.
The positions are primarily in SE Michigan, but can also include a plant and, in later rotations, possibly overseas in business units or regional treasury centers. The rotation offers an opportunity for growth, exposure to senior leadership, and the ability to have a real business impact. The rotational positions available cover all areas of Finance including but not limited to - Product Development, Manufacturing, Sales Service and Marketing, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain, Mergers and Acquisitions, Debt & Equity Capital Markets, Structured Finance, FX & Commodities, Auto Finance, Capital Planning & Corporate Finance, Pensions Strategy, Global Business Services, Audit, Investor Relations and Financial Planning & Analysis. TRACK is a competitive program that provides an opportunity to use your financial knowledge, business savvy, and interpersonal skills to impact and support business decisions.
General Motors Company, one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its corporate headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 212,000 plus employees designing, building and selling vehicles in over 100 countries – giving its employees diverse and global career opportunities.
Strong Analytical Skills/Fundamental Knowledge of Corporate Finance
A master's degree in business, finance, economics or related fields
- Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
- Background in Economics, Accounting or Engineering desired
- Prior work experience of at least two years
Familiarity in use of common financial tools (ROI, NPV, IRR, etc.)
Knowledge of corporate finance principles including ability to perform balance sheet analysis, net income statement analysis, cash flow statement analysis, capital structure analysis, etc.
Familiarity with basic accounting principles
Critical thinking and inquisitive mind
Advanced Excel skills and strong modeling and financial valuation skills
Can provide accurate, timely and reliable reporting and controls
Ability to learn quickly
Strategic Thinking / Business Acumen
Ability to grasp the "big picture" and underlying strategic issues
Ability to develop solutions to complex problems
Ability to bring fresh perspective to challenges and ability to effectively communicate advantages to such perspectives/ideas
Ability to benchmark competition with regard to performance standards, best practices
Project Management / Client Management
Ability to ask critical questions and gather data
Ability to coordinate and manage tasks within a broader project
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with minimal guidance/supervision
Proactively works to resolve issues and move project tasks forward
Ability to achieve results that align with GM's business objectives
Teamwork / Leadership Skills
Ability to work with people within the outside the group, including cross-functional partners
Works with sense of urgency to complete assignments
Solves problems and develops new methods of analysis to streamline decision making
Searches out a corrects inconsistent data; finds and fixes root cause of inconsistencies; understands the drivers
Collaborates and coordinates information flow with other staffs and business units for optimal corporate decisions
Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Ability to structure presentations in straightforward, efficient manner
Effective business writer; able to provide a short synopsis and recommendation
Functional/Technical Skills, Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Decision Quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic Agility, Managerial Courage, Innovative Thinking
Location: Primarily in and around SE Michigan. Possible work assignments may include alternate locations such as New York City or a plant.
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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com. 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.