General Motors Entry Level Campus - Finance TRACK BBA - FIN0007447 in United States

GM Global Finance : Finance Rotational “TRACK” Job Description

Finance Analyst - Corporate Finance Operations / Treasury / Corporate Staff

As a Corporate 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 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 Development TRACK Program:

This program is comprised of select employees that recently attained a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related business field without 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 completion of the program, BBA candidates are expected to progress to either a broad managerial development path or to a specific business area developmental path.

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 bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics or related fields
  • Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
  • 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 and 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 and 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

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.