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Work Location(s)
1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 128 S Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
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Posted Date
Wednesday, March 16, 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

Responsible for leading/executing assigned assurance, advisory and continuous monitoring activities primarily related to Ally’s consumer lending business lines (e.g., Mortgage, Unsecured Loans,, and Credit Card). Responsible for demonstrating skills in identifying and assessing process risks and controls, documenting business processes including the supporting applications, identifying and evaluating the design and operational effectiveness of controls, developing, executing, documenting and reviewing audit tests/workpapers, and coaching of assigned team members. During the audit process, completes work in accordance with Audit Methodology, all applicable standards, and defined plans, budgets, and schedules.

The Work Itself

  • Lead (act as auditor-in-charge) the execution and completion of assigned audit projects on a timely and quality basis.
  • Lead in developing testing methodologies to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, governance, and risk management.
  • 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.
  • Establish open and effective communication with management and work collaboratively with functional partners across the organization.
  • Lead individual audit plan, budget, and schedule for assigned audits.
  • Assess audit staff against established performance and leadership criteria; provide timely, honest, and meaningful project evaluations.
  • Train, mentor, and develop staff auditors and act as a knowledge resource.
  • Perform ad hoc projects as assigned to assist Audit Services in analyzing Ally's risk and control environment.
  • 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.
  • Serve as contact with line of business management in a collaborative way to cultivate 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.
  • Assist Audit Director with Continuous Monitoring routines by attending management calls, meetings and forums as well as overseeing preparation of quarterly metrics summaries.
  • Respect the confidentiality of the Ally workplace, its clients, and employees.

The Skills You Bring

  • Bachelors (or higher) degree in Accounting, Data Analytics, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or other related field of study required.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience within the financial services/banking industries preferred and/or internal or external auditing required.
  • Relevant certification strongly preferred (e.g., CIA, CPA, CISA).
  • Prior experience in leading audit engagements strongly preferred.
  • Robust leadership and managerial skills (detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed, organized, etc.)
  • Demonstrated history of learning new skill sets as needed to perform challenging and complex tasks.
  • Proven ability to excel in highly interactive team environment that is spread across multiple locations.
  • Ability to adapt to change and new challenges that arise.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong management relationships within assigned audit area(s).
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, written, and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience with analytical tools (ACL, IDEA, SAS, Tableau, Power BI, Python) strongly preferred.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required, Access and SharePoint).
  • Available to travel 15% or less

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.