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.

Company Description:

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.

Job Requirements

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

Competencies Desired

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.