Financial Analyst/ Auditor.

Detroit, MI
Job Terms:
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Job Description:

The PVI Audit team is a highly specialized group that plays a lead role in supplier
overpayment root cause analysis, and end to end process improvements to mitigate risk
for GM Global Purchasing contracts. PVI is responsible to proactively identify supplier
overpayment situations, collaborate with Global Purchasing and Supply Chain to recover
the overpayment, and ensure that contracts are updated to reflect accurate contract
pricing. Work requires collaboration with purchasing, finance, technical accounting, and

HYBRID Temp to Perm
• Analyze contracts to identify contract errors and recovery opportunities
• Deliver high-quality audit results to communicate the contract issues to purchasing
• Work with key stakeholders to review audit results and agree on recovery approach
• Support purchasing in negotiations with suppliers
• Drive timely closure of open audits and recovery of overpayments
• Meet targets on key metrics including contract touch rate, study aging, and cost
• Perform special studies as requested by stakeholders
Minimum Requirements
• Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Excel skills, including PivotTables,
VLOOKUP, and Conditional formatting
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Problem solving mindset, critical thinking, and strong analytical abilities
• Curiosity and energy to learn new processes and technical skills at a rapid pace
• Ability to prioritize assignments to meet deadlines, while delivering quality work
• Process improvement mindset and Ability to work independently
• Able to work full time, 40 hours per week
• Bachelor’s degree or five years of experience demonstrating proficiency with
minimum requirements in a professional setting
Work Location:
This role offers the following work appropriately strategies:
• Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be onsite full-time to perform
most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or offsite as frequently as needed or desired.

Job Description: Summary:
The main function of a financial analyst/auditor is to provide financial and audit analysis. A typical financial analyst/auditor is responsible for reviewing data for accuracy, identifying and resolving supplier overpayment situations, and ensuring contracts are updated to reflect accurate contract pricing.

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide financial analysis to handle detailed and time sensitive contract reviews and pricing issues.
• Determine the cause of pricing errors on contracts with the supply base.
• Drive closure of open cases and collection of overpayments within stipulated time frames.
• Provide internal and/or external financial analysis, consultation, and decision support.
• Prepare and analyze various data for display on charts and/or diagrams.
• Write reports and summaries of findings.
• Create spreadsheets of the audit analysis.
• Optimize business plans to improve business results.
• Review and edit data for accuracy and content.
• Interface with various levels in both group and individual setting to review audits and key areas where differences are identified.
• Monitor and audit reports to assure accuracy.
• Analyze ad-hoc reports.
• Perform special studies at the request of leadership.
• Identify and collect predetermined values of annual supplier cost recoveries.
• Assist in the training, coaching, development, and evaluation of other analysts.
• Help coordinate the various financial activities within the work group.
• May lead in project definition and coordination.
• Participate in the selection of new employees.

• Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project).
• Proficiency across various Reporting & Analysis Tools, ERP systems (GPS, MGO, PDS, E-Squared, eSAP, MARS).
• Ability to interpret and administer accounting procedures and principles.
• Familiarity with Purchasing and Finance environment including policies, processes and working relationships.
• Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking, and strong analytical abilities where problems are complex.
• Strong ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using root cause analysis.
• Detailed oriented, ability to multi-task and handle multiple audits simultaneously.
• Ability to prioritize assignments/projects and multi-task within restricted time constraints.
• Demonstrated capability of working in complex, global environments with global project teams.
• Knowledge and understanding of Corporate/unit policies and procedures.
• Ability to use uncertainty tools to provide a range of scenarios and decision points.
• Project Management experience.
• Strong organization, planning and data management skills.
• Knowledge and understanding of corporate/unit policies and procedures.
• Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of initiative.
• Ability to work independently and collaborate cross-functionally.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with business partners.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Procurement, Audit, or related field.
• CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred.
• 0-2 years of experience required.