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General Motors Financial Analyst Reviews

Updated March 14, 2017
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  • Work life balance is non-existent (in 74 reviews)

  • Long hours customers would often become upset if the problem wasn't fixed the first time andbrepairabwerebkimd of slow on technicians part (in 66 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Financial Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity as many managers are retiring

    Cons

    Requires 3 - 5 years to advance to 8th level if not part of Track Program or Manager High Potential List

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what is necessary to ensure long term profitability


  2. "Sell your soul?"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good analysts , bad selfish managers

    Cons

    Worthless management. Work somewhere else. Not worth the aggravation.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to analysts and not managers


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    "Senior Financial Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Competitive compensation and benefits, lots of opportunities to experience and enhance skills. Fast learning, challenging.

    Cons

    Huge company, youu have to work on your network if you want to continue growing.


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  5. "Still plagued with old ways of thinking"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Arlington, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. There are a lot of smart people at the company which helps challenge and stretch you.

    Cons

    Work life balance is not great. Legacy culture is counterproductive. Middle management is very shortsighted.

    Advice to Management

    Be careful who you promote. People leave managers not companies.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Ok place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent salary. Ability to work from home a couple times a month. Decent work hours. Decent retirement benefits

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities to move around. Mediocre health benefits.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "New GM and New management is more efficient"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities within the organization
    Friendly working environment
    Good learning curve for juniors
    Quality of work is high

    Cons

    Work scope could be very narrow if you only stay in one role
    Many layers of levels and reporting


  8. "ERM - Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People were smart and energetic

    Cons

    Management gave lip service with no action

    Advice to Management

    Do what you promise.


  9. "Professional and friendly working environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Finance Analyst in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities within the company. People are friendly and professional.

    Cons

    As a big company, there are too many processes and bureaucracy sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Make the organization flatter.


  10. "Pretty good"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst

    I worked at General Motors full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of competent people, good hours, projects tend to be engaging good place to work for the most part.

    Cons

    Sometimes feel that my work was not being noticed by superiors and did not like the rotational programs


  11. "Good work place"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Work life balance, pay, benefits & vacation policy.

    Cons

    None too major to note in here.