This position is for a highly motivated, results driven, organized self-starter with strong analytical and technical skills. Requirements include a high level of independent judgment, developing forecast principals, accuracy, creativity and initiative. This position is responsible for:Develop new methods of forecast process and strategy using driver based methodologiesDevelop a course of action to accomplish completion of projects related to CPR Planning SystemInstruct larger GM community on process change including face to face trainingPrepares data on charts and diagramsFunctioning as a lead between IT and FinanceSolving complex problems, developing methods of analysis to streamline systems issues and migrationsCoordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptionsKeeps abreast of current product developments and trends in areas of expertiseActively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunitiesAdditional Skills:Project Management Ability to coordinate and manage tasks within a broader projectStrong organizational skills and ability to work independently with minimal guidance/supervisionProactively work to resolve issues and move project tasks forwardAbility to relate project with business objectives and results, integrate with business purposeInnovative thinkingTeamwork/Leadership Skills Ability to work with people within and outside groupWillingness to listen to various opinions / issuesWork with sense of urgency to finish the assignmentSolves problems and develops new methods of analysis to streamline decision makingSearches out and corrects inconsistent data; finds and fixes root cause of inconsistencies, understands the driversCollaborates and coordinates information flow with other staffs and business units for optimal corporate decisionsPreferred Skills:Work Skill 6 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, Sales Service and Marketing, Controllership or similar rolesKnowledge and Expertise as a Hyperion System AdministratorAdvanced Excel skills and strong modeling and financial valuation skillsBasic Required Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics or engineering. MBA preferred.Strong analytical skills/ Fundamental knowledge of corporate financeGeneral finance experience; Systems and data analysis experienceHyperion Smartview and Planning experienceCritical thinking and inquisitive mindAbility to analyze and synthesize complex issues in order to provide insight and metrics to drive the right business decisionsKnowledge of corporate finance principles including ability to perform balance sheet analysis, net income statement analysis, cash flow statement analysis, knowledge of debt structures, etc.Familiarity with basic accounting principlesAbility to work well with cross-functional teams and influence good decision making – collaborativeCan learn the specific business that would be supported (Product Development, Supply Chain, Sales Service and Marketing, Manufacturing, etc.)Strong verbal and written communication skillsStructure presentations in straightforward, efficient mannerCommunicate key issues for action/decision (“the 30 second rule”)Comfortable in making verbal presentation to GM Senior Management
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General Motors Company (GM) designs, manufactures, and markets cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, and Vauxhall brand names, as well as under the Alpheon, Jiefang, Baojun, and Wuling brand names. It also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, the company offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc. provides automotive financing services and lease products through GM dealerships in connection with the sale of used and new automobiles that target customers with sub-prime and prime credit bureau scores. The company was founded in 1908 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.