Financial Analyst - IT Services

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GM Financial
Analyst, IT, Analysis, SQL, Cognos, SAP, ERP, Oracle, Accounting, Excel, VBA
Full Time

Job Description

Overview

The Financial Analyst - IT Services has a fundamental role in the development, tracking, reporting and analysis of IT budget. This team member will act as liaison between IT and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) on IT financial matters. This position requires significant coordination and strong collaboration with other departments and business partners in order to provide support. Candidate will work with the IT Finance, GM International Operations and FP&A to represent the accounting and finance areas on operational activities and strategic initiatives. May also perform system configuration, testing, end-user training and end-user support for the processes after implementation. The analyst will be an excellent communicator who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment. Understanding of accounting policies, principles and procedures. This role will also play a key role in the implementation of IT/process projects.

Responsibilities

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform analytical work, involving the identification, compilation, and documentation of IT expenditures, for purposes of expense/headcount tracking, project costing and show-back reporting
  • Fundamentally manage and contribute in all aspects of the annual IT budget and analysis
  • Prepare financial reports and present with reliable conclusions to enable senior management use to the data to make informed business decisions and implement effective strategies
  • Perform complex account reconciliations, analysis variances to budget and communicate trends and measures
  • Evaluate and analyze a variety of financial results and indicators such as IT expenses, capital expenditures, depreciation, proposals, operating performance, financial statements, etc
  • Support IT personnel, and FP&A, with finance related inquiries/requests, including, but not limited to requisitions, purchase orders, SOWs, funding documents and reforecasts
  • Prepare and maintain detailed and comprehensive documentation of processes and procedures
  • Provide business counseling to cost center owners and management
  • With minimal supervision, work in a collaborative and constructive manner with internal stakeholders and various business units to complete tasks with time sensitive deadlines
  • Assist in business case development
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Conform with all company policies and procedures
  • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned/required
  • Serve as a key contact for IT finance related requests/inquiries/questions, and maintain a high level of expertise in all IT financial aspects


Qualifications

Knowledge

  • Strong working knowledge of data mining and business intelligence tools such as MS Office Suites, SQL, Cognos and SAP Business Planning & Consolidation
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems such as (eg Oracle)
  • Solid understanding Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and business practices and concepts, as it relates to IT and the financial industry
  • Experience developing, evaluating and researching requisitions, purchase orders, SOWs and funding documents
  • Working knowledge of business processes for supported business groups
  • Strong knowledge of GM Financial's core business functions
  • Working knowledge of information technology systems, infrastructure and operations
  • Working knowledge of finance/accounting principles Identifying and resolving problems by using analytical techniques and innovative approaches
  • Experience developing, evaluating, and researching requisitions, purchase orders, SOWs, and funding documents
  • Experience working in a financial tool (Apptio experience strongly preferred)
  • Working knowledge/experience with international financials (strongly preferred)

Skills

  • Strong analytical skills, with proven ability to synthesize and analyze large amounts of data, develop insights and recommendations and transform them into easily-understood data visualizations and compelling presentations
  • Intermediate Excel skills (developing/decoding macros & VBA, pivot tables, charts, financial calculations)
  • Creative and innovative thinker, willing to explore ideas and make impacts, improvements or change
  • Strong organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Ability to formulate action plans and timelines and execute plans
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects with time sensitive deadlines, with minimal supervision
  • Effective written and oral communication to convey information in a clear and concise manner
  • At all times, maintain confidentiality and protect the privacy of information

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent work or military experience preferred

Experience

  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar role preferred

Licenses

  • Advanced accounting certifications preferred


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Company Information

GM Financial is the wholly owned captive finance company of General Motors and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. With operations in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, we work to fulfill dreams of mobility around the world on a daily basis.

Our team members make those dreams possible. And we encourage them to bring their true selves to work every day — whether they’re a passionate dog owner, an adventurous explorer or anything in between.

We’d love for you to join us. Learn more about our company on our website

Dice Id : 10120555
Position Id : 2021-39109
Originally Posted : 6 months ago

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