Specific duties related to this position include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Reviewing work product of Analysts (all levels – including Senior Analysts not designated Team Leads) including journal entries, financial schedules, account reconciliations, and other submissions (i.e. reports) - - this will not include final review of items considered to be High Risk or those designated as needing Supervisor/Management review;
2. Tracking hour-by-hour progress of the Month/Quarter/Year end close processes and providing regular updates to team Supervisors and Managers; 3. Providing feedback to Analysts on their work product as well as assisting them through any issues; 4. Delivering assessments of Analyst Capabilities to the appropriate Leadership Team Members; 5. Developing deep expertise in the area being supported; includes willingness to work with Global teams to enhance knowledge as well as study of GM Policies & Procedures and other external sources.
The primary differences between this position and that designated as Supervisor are as follows: 1. Although the Team Lead will have responsibility for review of work product, this will not include high risk items that require a higher level of review; 2. The Team Lead will have no direct responsibility over the career management of the Analysts whose work product they assess. For example, they would not take part in any of the following reviews:
a. CAP assessments b. Probationary period assessments c. PIP assessments d. Pulse Check/1:1 Conversations e. HRM committee meetings Their feedback on quality of work product directly to the Analyst's direct leader will contribute to the conversations/assessments, however.
3. The Team Lead is not considered part of the Center Leadership Team or expected to participate in any of this team's direct projects/meetings.
In some cases, the Team Lead will still have Senior Analyst responsibilities, such as: o Responsible for operationally executing and supporting from GL perspective: o Monthly closing and Reporting as per US GAAP/Local GAAP o Account reconciliation excellence o Annual closing as per US GAAP/Local GAAP o Create Journal Entries based on financial information; o Produce schedules, reports, analysis, and other work-product as required.
They also must comply with overall requirements for a Senior Analyst as follows: o Ensures compliance with GM Corporate policies and external regulatory requirements; o Supports internal and external audits o Interacts with internal/external related parties (impacted Business Units, Global Controller's Team, Global Finance Teams, etc.); o Has strong control focus – brings any issues (accounting or control related) forward immediately; o Is capable of presenting to Senior Leadership and consolidating information in a clear and understandable matter; o Self-starter and able to accomplish assigned tasks with minimum supervision; o Has a strong focus on process improvements to drive quality accounting and compliance o Frequent contact with others outside of work group to accomplish tasks o Leading Transformation Projects (including LEAN/OPEX/Automation projects)
Technical Knowledge Requirements: o Understanding of US GAAP, IFRS, and SOX /Internal Control Requirements – additionally, continue to attend trainings on these topics to remain adequately informed and knowledgeable; o Working knowledge of SAP and other GM systems as required (such as WPCS, MGO, GEPICS, etc.) for the assigned position (systems and level of knowledge necessary will vary – employee must be willing to continuously learn the GM systems landscape and functionality).
Non-Technical Skills & Competencies: o Problem Solving; o Integrity and Trust; o Interpersonal Savvy; o Learning on the Fly; o Customer Service Mindset; o Strong written and verbal communication skills; o Research accounting issues and proscribe appropriate resolution; o Ability to pursue open issues to resolution; o High level of analytical ability to solve unusual and difficult issues; o Works effectively with others and as part of a team; o English Fluency / Agility in effectively communicating with both BU and GBS stakeholders and/or leadershipAdditional Description
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