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General information

Career area
Accounting
Work Location(s)
1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 128 S Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
Remote?
No
Ref #
13140
Posted Date
Tuesday, July 26, 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 Accountant II will be a member of Ally's Controller's Team. Reporting to the Director or Manager, the position will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of the consolidated financial statements of a public company and key responsibilities include gathering information from the various groups, pulling the information into the quarterly and annual financial statements and working thru the various levels of review from a number of business owners.

The Work Itself

  • Accounting oversight and financial reporting support for Ally’s deposit portfolio of over $135 billion; consisting of both retail and brokered products.
  • Conduct daily and monthly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance of deposit portfolio; ensuring reconciliations are properly supported and in compliance with Ally global policy.
  • Research transactions to determine appropriate course of action for remediation, working closely with Deposit Operations teams to drive necessary accounting and provide explanation of the underlining process
  • Develop and process general ledger journal entries, in compliance with Ally policy
  • Assist with the accounting close process (e.g. prepare journal entries, financial statement account analysis, etc.)
  • Other ad hoc reporting, special project and research as deemed necessary

The Skills You Bring

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field (Accounting or Finance preferred)
  • Preferred 1+ years previous work experience in Accounting or related field
  • Regulatory Reporting experience a plus
  • Excel Proficiency - Advanced MS Excel skills including pivot tables & v-lookups
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently 
  • Ability to drive change and initiate process improvements
  • Communicates effectively; both written and verbal across multiple teams
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Banking experience a plus

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.

     

    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.