• Senior Manager- Corporate Accounting

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
    Requisition ID
    2018-33050
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Category
    Accounting / Finance / Treasury
  • Overview

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    Reporting to the Director of Accounting and Reporting, the Senior Manager of Accounting will be responsible for providing oversight and guidance to staff on corporate and intercompany accounting activities for the International Operations (IO) segment of GMF, reviewing and providing guidance on financial statement preparation and analysis, as well as leading process improvement and other special projects related to IO segment accounting requirements.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Provide guidance and support to staff on the team
    • Review/post certain month-end journal entries and account reconciliations
    • Review intercompany reporting and settlement processing
    • Review, provide guidance, and analyze monthly Statement of Cash Flows
    • Analytically review monthly financial statements and assist with variance explanations
    • Review and provide feedback to staff on financial information for certain SEC footnote disclosures in support of GM & GM Financial 10-Q/10-K reporting process
    • Review current accounting processes and proactively identify and lead improvement initiatives where applicable
    • Liaise with both internal and external auditors, to answer questions and provide supporting documentation
    • Coordinate with other functional areas/teams, such as Corporate Tax, Financial Planning, Management Reporting, Treasury, etc.
    • Liaise with controllers and other accounting groups in various countries as it relates to month end close or other reporting deliverables
    • Support global financial systems, new products, and new market entry initiatives with respect to accounting and reporting requirements
    • Ability to select, hire, train and coach staff-level employees
    • Ability to plan and organize team workload to achieve desired priorities and objectives

    Qualifications

    Professional Requirements:

     

    • Undergraduate degree in accounting – CPA/Equivalent required
    • MSA/MBA preferred, not required
    • 5+ years progressively responsible accounting experience preferred
    • Demonstrated technical and professional accounting skills (preferable Big 4 public accounting experience)
    • Financial Services industry experience a plus

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

     

    • Advanced knowledge of accounting and SEC reporting processes
    • Capacity to anticipate and develop new processes while directing others to assist
    • Ability to provide guidance and feedback to staff-level team members
    • Advanced knowledge of computer skills including MS Office applications, Oracle, Cognos, Hyperion Essbase
    • Strong project management skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and balance competing priorities
    • High level of written and oral communication skills, including communicating with executive-level leadership
    • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with other team members, including other countries
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

    Please note that some countries have additional requirements (i.e. mobility requirements, language specifications, legal/migratory specifications, etc.) that might not be listed above. If you are applying internally and want to know more about these requirements please contact TalentAcquisition.SupportIO@gmfinancial.com before submitting your application. 

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