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Work Location(s)
1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
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Posted Date
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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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 Audit Manager is responsible for audit project management, resource management, and relationship management within the distinguished business lines and functions of Ally Financial. The Audit Manager will help assess risk and have a critical role in the development of efficient and effective audit projects; conclude and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, governance, and risk management; and effectively communicate results to management.

The Work Itself

  •         Manage the overall execution and completion of concurrently (typically two) assigned audit projects on a timely basis.

    ·         Manage other audit related recurring and ad hoc activities including continuous monitoring, issue validation, reporting, and dynamic and annual risk assessments.

    ·         Active participation in departmental strategic initiatives/priorities.

    ·         Manage audit projects to focus onto key risks and ensure efficient - effective delivery with the highest quality, in compliance with professional standards and audit policies.

    ·         Review and interpret work papers and analyses presented by team members and consistently draw the right conclusions.

    ·         Prepare for and conduct key audit meetings and presentations with management.

    ·         Mentor - develop audit staff and act as a knowledge resource; ensure completion of timely, honest and meaningful project evaluations for all assigned team members.

    ·         Effectively identify and communicate unusual and difficult problems to audit leadership.

    ·         Performance Management (role typically includes 2-4 direct reporting relationships) –participate in performance management activities for direct reports (e.g. objective setting, quarterly touch points, year-end evaluation); assess audit staff against established performance and leadership criteria; provide timely, honest and meaningful feedback.

    ·         Establish open and effective communication with management.

    ·         Serve as contact with business line management in a collaborative way to foster positive working relationships, promote Audit's image, provide control advice and issue trends and to stay abreast of major business activities and changes in the business; and make audit plan recommendations as necessary.

    ·         Support continuous process improvement by identifying needs and opportunities and recommending appropriate process changes; champion common audit process approach; recommend process changes to maintain the highest quality standards.

    ·         Assist Audit leadership, as appropriate in fulfilling information requests from regulators (e.g. FRB, UDFI, CFPB) and represent Ally Audit Services in supporting and handling issues raised by regulators. 

The Skills You Bring

  •        5+ years of relevant experience within the financial services industry and or public accounting.

    ·         Related certification strongly preferred (CPA or CIA preferred).

    ·         Bachelor's degree in related field of study preferred.

    ·         Strong critical thinking skills and experience auditing risks in a dynamic organization. Strong analytical and communication skills.

    ·         Strong leadership and managerial skills (detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed, organized, etc.) with proven track record of increasing responsibilities within the organization.

    ·         Demonstrated effective project management skills and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.

    ·         Ability to multi-task and work well in a changing environment.

    ·         Demonstrated skill in successfully managing audit teams with an emphasis on staff development.

    ·         Ability to develop and maintain strong management relationships within assigned audit area(s).

    ·         Proficient in TeamMate, MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Flowcharting software.

    ·         Knowledge of key COSO, FFIEC, FRB, CFPB and SOX regulations.

    ·         Knowledge of data mining and analytical tools preferred (ACL, IDEA, and MS Access).

    ·         Occasional travel required. 

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


    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 Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.