Financial Analyst

General Motors Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 1 week ago

Financial Analyst

Organizational Background:

This Financial Analyst position supports a dynamic Real Estate team that manages a diverse portfolio of more than 280M square/feet. This cross-functional position not only has financial responsibilities but an operational focus that works with a diverse team including; GM Real Estate, Property Management, Hotel Management as well as other GM Business Units. This position will report to the Assistant Director of Real Estate Governance and Subsidiary Finance.

Position Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Financial support of Global Real Estate in the development and tracking of budgets, forecasts, operational banking requirements and business plans

  • Meet with stakeholders and perform forecast updates on a monthly basis

  • Act in an advisory capacity to leadership where budget and financial alternatives exists

  • Manage Special Projects, as required, and provide process improvement/cost reduction proposals as applicable

  • Use critical thinking skills and insight to anticipate business issues and resolve in a proactive and timely manner

  • Perform process improvement activities by improving forecasting methodology, developing insightful key metrics to use in monitoring the business, and developing robust documentation

  • Support Real Estate Portfolio reporting requirements and Information LifeCycle Management of Real Estate records

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Strong data analytical skills used to identify anomalies, trends and opportunities

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access and PowerPoint)

  • Two or more years' experience in Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate and resolve business issues

  • Experience working in a collaborative / global environment

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Experience with SAP Finance & Accounting modules

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and

problem-solving capabilities

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including

management, clients and other stakeholders to drive individual and team projects to completion

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Intellectual curiosity to learn, understand, simplify processes and apply new technologies

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a changing environment

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