General Motors GBS People Services Transformation Leader - HUM0004695 in Detroit, Michigan

The GBS PS Global Transformation Business Leader is a key role tocontinue the transformation journey for how GBS drives efficiency to theservices delivered to our employees, retirees, and contractors. The positionreports to the GBS H2E Director.

Themain responsibilities of the GBS PS Global Business Leader include thefollowing:

  • Drive a consistent processfor development and tracking of global budget, forecasts and business plans perline of the People Services catalog.
  • Improve global financialreporting structure, including actuals reporting and forecast development
  • Coordinate and monitorsavings according to commitments, making sure they are attained and tracked tobudget plan using Business Plan Development tool
  • Coordinate GBS PeopleServices budget transfers/accounting changes globally and per line of thePeople Services catalog
  • Provide decision supportthrough development of business case analyses using DCF/ROI cash flow analysisand other business/financial matrices
  • Coordinate activitiesrelated to global reporting consolidation and analyses and coordinatecommunication with regional headquarters
  • Manage and track CorporateSpecial Project Budget
  • Partner up with the PeopleServices Leadership to develop and synthesize strategy, develop and assessalternatives that would drive financial targets attainment and to advancestrategy, project execution and provide recommendations to the leadership team.
  • Act in an advisory capacityto GBS People Services leadership where budget and financial alternativesexists
  • Responsible for initiating,developing, maintaining and tracking the Annual Direct Business Benefitdefinition for all projects in People Services
  • Coordinate theprioritization, plan and execution of transformation projects to attain thefinancial goals for People Services
  • Coordinate the RiskMitigation activities for People Services, manage Audit reports and coordinatefollow up of Action plans execution
  • Manage the overall executionfor the Transformation Plan for People Services
  • Ensure strategic and projectrequirements are achieved in a timely fashion and within budget guidelines bydeveloping detailed Project Plan for the GBS 2.0 People Services Transformation(time and costs)
  • Assemble project teams,identify needed resources, assign responsibilities and develop timeframes tofacilitate successful completion of project activities and deliverables
  • Communicate effectively withall stakeholders to ensure understanding, support, readiness and effective riskmanagement
  • Use critical thinking skillsto anticipate business issues and resolve in a proactive and timely manner
  • Provide direct support tothe Director, Hire to Exit for all ad-hoc requests, special projects, businessupdates, data gathering and analysis needs.

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Basic Qualifications

  • Perform with high personalstandards in Character, Ethics and Integrity
  • Bachelor degree inAccounting or Finance
  • High proficiency inMicrosoft Office
  • High Proficiency in Ess-baseHyperion
  • High Proficiency inFunctional Cost Reporting System (FCR)
  • Five or more years’experience in Budgets and Forecasts
  • Demonstrated ability to actin an advisory capacity
  • Demonstrated ability toanticipate and resolve business issues
  • Ability to manage multiplecomplex projects and assignments with a high degree of autonomy andaccountability for results
  • International experiencepreferred (not mandatory)

ProfessionalSkill Requirements

  • MBA and/or CPA Preferred
  • Experience with SAP Finance& Accounting modules
  • Experience with Ess-baseHyperion
  • Strong Critical Thinking Skills
  • Can conform to shiftingpriorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solvingcapabilities
  • Persuasive, encouraging, andmotivating
  • Ability to elicitcooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management,clients, and other departments
  • Strong written and oralcommunication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Adept at conducting researchinto project-related issues
  • Must be able to learn,understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to effectivelyprioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment