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General Motors Senior Finance Analyst - BrightDrop - JR-000063704_41078605458_15 in Kansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11739557 Job Description

This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. Theemployee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.

At BrightDrop, we are reshaping e-commerce by developing smarter, greener, and more efficient ways to deliver goods and services to your door, while delivering a brighter future for the cities where we live. We are building an ecosystem of all-electric, zero-emissions delivery solutions - from electric vehicles, to ePallets and software that leverages real-time data to drive intelligent optimizations for e-commerce. To deliver on our mission we are growing fast and building a team, based in Palo Alto, with offices in Atlanta and Detroit, that is customer-focused, agile and passionate about innovating for a more sustainable future.

From engineering to product management and operations, BrightDrop is looking for people who can combine a passion for technology and sustainability with high doses of curiosity and rigorous thinking to deliver a better future. Backed by General Motors, BrightDrop is striving to improve the communities where we live and deliver a better future for generations to come. We hope you'll join us.


+ Monthly actuals/forecast/budget process/budget planning

+ Variance explanations

+ Headcount analysis

+ Review monthly results/forecast with business partners

+ Approval and tracking of spend/purchase requests facilitation throughout the month

+ Review and analysis of contracts from Finance perspective

+ Ad hoc analysis/projects

Additional Job Description


+ 5+ years of professional experience in finance (preferred, 3+ years minimum)

+ Bachelors degree required, Masters preferred

+ Experience building relationships with business partners

+ Proven proficiency crafting and presenting stories

+ Strategic mindset - a desire to challenge the world

+ Ability to think independently

+ Start-up company experience (preferred)

+ SAP experience (preferred)

Desired Skills

+ Ambiguity: comfortable working in white space (new areas/concepts)

+ Highly self-motivated: lean reporting structure requires each person to work independently at times with little guidance from management to solve challenges.

+ Technical analysis: perform contract review and analysis

+ Challenge the status quo: Enjoy working closely with other teams and at the same time asking them to stretch there thinking on subjects.

+ Communication and relationship building: ability to work with all levels within General Motors globally and across functional boundaries e.g. finance, purchasing, vehicle development, legal and built trust with customers, partners and other external stakeholders.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:

• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;

• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;

• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;

• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;

• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for ou