General Motors Senior Finance Analyst, Logistics Operations Finance – Global Purchasing and Supply Chain (GPSC) Finance - FIN0007722 in Warren, Michigan

Job Title

Senior Finance Analyst, Logistics Operations Finance –Global Purchasing and Supply Chain (GPSC) Finance


GPSC Logistics Finance is a key partner in the measurementand management of GM’s global purchasing and supply chainactivities.The Logistics Operations Finance Senior Analyst is a keyteam member for the operating team in influencing future programs, driving costsavings, performing business case analysis, development of forecasts/budgets,and investigating special projects. The ideal candidate will possess financialacumen, a willingness to understand key drivers of the business with theiroperational counterparts, ability navigate data systems, comfort withambiguity, and creativity in harnessing insights through tools to support theoperating team to achieve targets.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Structural Cost Analysis
  • Pull actuals for Bundled Services from SAP
  • Collaborate with business partners in Logistics and SupplyChain on actuals, forecast, and variance explanations
  • Validation and Consolidation of FP&A data
  • Reporting results to senior leadership
  • Enterprise Cost Control
  • Review business cases with operational counterparts
  • Timing reconciliation with capital forecast group
  • Communication with various other GM finance and operationalgroups
  • Support budget and other recurring activities
  • Special studies and ad-hoc projects based on operationalteam needs


  • 5+ years working experience in Finance desired
  • Background in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering orother technical fields
  • Strong AnalyticalSkills/Fundamental Knowledge of Corporate Finance
  • Familiarity in use of common financial tools (ROI, NPV, IRR,etc.)
  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles
  • Critical thinking and inquisitive mind
  • Can provide accurate, timely and reliable reporting andcontrols
  • Strategic Thinking / Business Acumen
  • Ability to grasp the "big picture" and underlyingstrategic issues
  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to bring fresh perspective to challenges and abilityto effectively communicate advantages
  • Ability to benchmark competition with regard to performancestandards, best practices

Project Management / Client Management

  • Ability to ask critical questions and gather data
  • Ability to coordinate and manage tasks within a broaderproject
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to workindependently with minimal guidance/supervision
  • Proactively works to resolve issues and move project tasksforward
  • Ability to achieve results that align with GM's businessobjectives

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 tostreamline decision making
  • Searches out a corrects inconsistent data; finds and fixesroot cause of inconsistencies; understands the drivers
  • Collaborates and coordinates information flow with otherstaffs 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 synopsisand recommendation

Competencies Desired

Functional/Technical Skills, Problem Solving, Drive forResults, Decision Quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic Agility, ManagerialCourage, Innovative Thinking

Job: Finance

Primary Location: US-MI-Warren

Hiring Manager: Scott Cockroft

Organization: GPSC (Global Purchasing and Supply Chain) Finance

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