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General information

Career area
Accounting
Work Location(s)
1000 N. West Street, Wilmington, DE
Remote?
No
Ref #
11299
Posted Date
Sunday, February 27, 2022
Working time
Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

The Senior Accountant will execute and support all accounting related activities, including the processing, reporting and reconciliation of the financial close, preparation and review of regulatory and SEC reporting templates, cash and liquidity budgeting, documentation and development of financial controls, including SOX controls, as well as supporting third party settlement and reporting.

Ally announced the acquisition of Fair Square Financial, a digital-first credit card provider, in October of 2021. Ally Credit Card is a team that has combined the experience of seasoned talent from across the card industry with advanced analytical and machine learning techniques to develop and optimize our business. Our integrated and entrepreneurial team built the business up from scratch in 2016 to 1MM plus customers, with significant growth opportunities in the future. This is your opportunity to join our diverse and innovative Ally Credit Card team as we focus on growing the business and delivering compelling products that focus on doing the right thing for our customers.

The Work Itself

  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly and year-end financial statements (10-Q/10-K).
  • Support qualitative improvements in control operations to reduce /eliminate control deficiencies.
  • Analyze and reconcile more complex accounts, researching discrepancies and taking action to ensure accounts are balanced.
  • May have supervision responsibility, which would include providing training and development to direct reports and performance evaluation.
  • Provide insight into potential process improvements.
  • Coordinate with a number of groups across the enterprise in gathering all the necessary materials.
  • Participate in gathering the review comments and making any necessary changes to the financial statements.
  • Assist in analytical accounting support to the internal business partners.
  • Assists in the resolution of accounting problems thru the appropriate channels leaders, to aid in the understanding of accounting activities.
  • Drive audit compliance within the areas for which you are responsible.

The Skills You Bring

  • 3+ years previous work experience in Accounting or related field preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred (Accounting major preferred) CPA (or equivalent) and /or MBA preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • General technical accounting and/or functional skills for area of expertise.
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic and high degree of self-motivation.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize data, perform independent analysis, and provide explanations/conclusions to management.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision while applying previous experience to execute all but the most complex tasks.
  • Ability to lead small projects or contribute meaningfully to larger projects.
  • Comfortable interacting with other personnel in group or support staff from other departments; may interact with other internal and external personnel (i.e., external auditors, regulators) on specific projects or more complex tasks, usually under supervision.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Advanced MS Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.) preferred.

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

 
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.
 

Who We Are:

 

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

 

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

 

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

 

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.