Skip to content

General information

Career area
Deposits Operations
United States
Work Location(s)
1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 2911 Lake Vista Drive, Lewisville, TX
Ft Washington
Ref #
Posted Date
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Working 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 Exceptions Specialist role is critical to ensure efficient, accurate and timely handling of exception items, ACH rejects, and prompt referral of suspicious activity to the Loss Prevention team to mitigate potential risk. The Exceptions Associate will also serve as a primary source to identify unusual customer activity, systemic processing concerns and kiting alerts.

This role is a hybrid role, 3 days in the office, 2 days at home.  
The hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 8am to 5:30pm EST (Sat 8am to 3pm EST)

The Work Itself

  • Review and properly decision the payment or return of Check and ACH rejected transactions within the prescribed file deadlines on a daily basis
  • Support Ally Bank Contact Center call volume related to rejected and/or suspended transactions including ACH, Zelle and transfer processing
  • Process the decision while minimizing risk to Ally Bank and providing a high level of customer service for those instances that warrant an exception
  • Review account activity for excessive deposit and withdrawals relative to kiting
  • Research and resolve rejected and/or suspended check, ACH, Zelle and transfer processing issues
  • Communicate daily to primary processing vendor via e-mail to ensure proper posting of Exception decision file and and suspense items
  • Review and process transactions based on daily exception reports on a daily basis
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions

The Skills You Bring

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the field of electronic banking preferred
  • Experience working within and across multiple company locations, preferred
  • Bachelor Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience

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.

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.