Senior Finance Analyst - CPR Planning

5 - 7 years experience  •  Automotive

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Warren, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17


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 methodologies
  • Develop a course of action to accomplish completion of projects related to CPR Planning System
  • Instruct larger GM community on process change including face to face training
  • Prepares data on charts and diagrams
  • Functioning as a lead between IT and Finance
  • Solving complex problems, developing methods of analysis to streamline systems issues and migrations
  • Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions
  • Keeps abreast of current product developments and trends in areas of expertise
  • Actively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunities

Additional Skills:
Project Management

  • Ability to coordinate and manage tasks within a broader project
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with minimal guidance/supervision
  • Proactively work to resolve issues and move project tasks forward
  • Ability to relate project with business objectives and results, integrate with business purpose
  • Innovative thinking

Teamwork/Leadership Skills

  • Ability to work with people within and outside group
  • Willingness to listen to various opinions / issues
  • Work with sense of urgency to finish the assignment
  • 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

Preferred Skills:

  • Work Skill 6+ years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, Sales Service and Marketing, Controllership or similar roles
  • Knowledge and Expertise as a Hyperion System Administrator
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong modeling and financialvaluation skills

Basic Required Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics or engineering. MBA preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills/ Fundamental knowledge of corporate finance
  • General financeexperience; Systems and data analysis experience
  • Hyperion Smartview and Planning experience
  • Critical thinking and inquisitive mind
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize complex issues in order to provide insight and metrics to drive the right business decisions
  • Knowledge 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 principles
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and influence good decision making – collaborative
  • Can learn the specific business that would be supported (Product Development, Supply Chain, Sales Service and Marketing, Manufacturing, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Structure presentations in straightforward, efficient manner
  • Communicate key issues for action/decision (“the 30 second rule”)
  • Comfortable in making verbal presentation to GM Senior Management


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