Thứ Sáu, 20 tháng 12, 2013

Cash Analyst Job (Detroit, MI, US)

Cash Analyst-FIN0003968

Treasury Accounting has overall accounting and financial statement responsibility for Treasury related areas including North America cash transactions, in-house banking, investments, debt, derivatives, and certain insurance activities. Treasury Accounting provides accounting support to GM Treasury for Treasury related transactions and activities. Rotations within Treasury Accounting offer a wide range of responsibilities and development opportunities while providing insights into the corporate treasury function.

The Cash Analyst will have responsibility for the accounting, daily reconciliation, reporting and analysis of the majority of GM’s North American bank accounts. The position requires an individual that can operate independently under tight deadlines and that has comfort with a wide range of responsibilities. Strong teamwork is essential as the analyst will interact and collaborate frequently with other groups including GM Treasury and individuals at GM’s operating units.

- Daily reconciliation

- Reconcile bank account activity against expected cash movements

- Review, research, and resolve discrepancies

- Requires engagement and coordination with multiple GM teams (Financial Shared Service Centers; Treasury; IT; and, other system vendors)

- Monitor open items and resolve them in a timely manner

- Includes responding to all inquiries communicated through group mail box.

- Manage the cash activity recorded in clearing accounts to ensure each activity has an ownership from both business as well as accounting

- Requires communication/coordination amongst various groups within GM to ensure awareness of the activity to provide sufficient details to enable follow through with accounting entries

- Close all open items prior to month end close period

o Identify areas for improvement and efficiencies to the current process

- Accounting

o Prepare and post journal entries

- Generate and review daily accounting reports from Wall Street Systems

- Identify and resolve any accounting errors or issues produced as part of the daily reconciliation

- Prepare final accounting report on daily basis for management review and submit to management for approval/posting to the general ledger (SAP)

- Ensure all month end accounting processes are completed accurately and timely

- Perform post month-end close reporting activities

o Provide accounting entries to business units for posting to their local ledger

- Reporting and analysis

- Track, coordinate, and resolve open items from the daily reconciliation process

- Extract key information from Wall Street Systems and consolidate into reports for distribution to key groups that are involved in daily reconciliation process

- Prepare daily report containing the summary and details of the daily cash activity

- Report key metrics to management

- Variance between bank balance and GM’s sub-ledger

- Sources of variance

- Intra-Entity Cash Clearing: Cash movement between paying and receiving entity

o Monitor what activity is being recorded into the clearing accounts

- Treasury Transformation Project (Wall Street Systems)

o Participate in requirements gathering for global system deployment

o Work with various regional business teams to understand their current process and to redesign their process using WSS

o Test and validate the accounting results of new configurations

o Assist the regional teams to increase their understanding of the new system/process and to migrate them to a new process

o Work closely with the project management team on issues, priorities and timeline

o Support Wall Street System upgrades and enhancements



Basic Required:

- Bachelor’s degree with major in accounting, business administration or related field

- Thorough experience with account and bank reconciliations and related activities

- Experienced with detailed variance analysis and building solid analytics

- Working knowledge of journal entry posting and month-end closing process

- Superior documentation skills and knowledge of appropriate reconciliations techniques

- Demonstrated ability to consistently meet strict deadlines

- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to teamwork and partnerships

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Proficient personal computer skills

- Ability to prioritize assignments/projects and multi-task within restricted time constraints

- Ability to work independently

- Ability to network and collaborate cross-functionally

- Embrace and manage change

Basic Preferred:

- CPA or equivalent designation

- Working knowledge of treasury and accounting systems.

- Demonstrated problem solving and analytical abilities where problems are complex.

- Interest in Treasury or Corporate Finance

Primary Location: US-MI-Detroit

Posting Date: Dec 20, 2013, 9:45:16 AM - Ongoing

Job: Finance

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