Financial Analyst I Financial Planning and Analysis

Job title: Financial Analyst I Financial Planning and Analysis

Company: General Motors Financial

Job description: Overview

Working under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of FP&A Product Cost, the analyst will be the lead to providing visibility for GMF operating expenses. Performing monthly reviews of actual costs to facilitate a comparison against budget and forecast data will be critical to success. Reporting on monthly financials is required to perform standard financial control processes to support management reporting on a monthly basis. The analyst will also need to provide month end close support, serving as key liaison between Finance and Corporate Accounting groups.



  • Analyze financial information, including trends and forecasts
  • Develop, evaluate, and monitor short/long term corporate forecasting models
  • Analyze monthly/quarterly/yearly financial results and communicate important trends and measurements
  • Create various balance sheet, revenue, and expense forecasts for disclosures and business scenarios
  • Perform variance analysis and research to explain any differences
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of financial data/information sources
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis for management
  • Support the Financial Planning Analysis Manager or AVP Forecasting, Planning, and Analysis by performing special projects such as analysis of trends and investigation of specific issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Conform with all company policies and procedures



  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access) or like products
  • Working knowledge of Corporate Finance and Accounting


  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting financial documents
  • Advanced Excel skills (ie, recording and debugging macros, charting, pivot tables)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use historical trends to develop dynamic budgeting and forecasting models

Additional Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of data mining tools such as Access, SAS, and SQL
  • Knowledge of financial models and tools such as NPV, IRR, etc
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively


  • Bachelor’s Degree ​Finance or Accounting required


  • 0-2 years business experience preferably in Financial Planning and Analysis or Accounting preferred

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment
  • Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours


Expected salary:

Location: Detroit, MI

Job date: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 07:58:29 GMT

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