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601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
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Posted Date
Thursday, June 2, 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? #LI-JP1

The Opportunity

The position, within Enterprise Risk Management, will ensure consistent and quality application of risk standards through people and process management of the Enterprise New Product Program. This individual will also provide oversight on compliance with Ally's Risk Management policies as well as providing expertise in collaboration with risk and the businesses to implement and maintain sound risk management practices.

This role is a part of a team which will act as an independent review and challenge body to ensure risk is appropriately assessed, managed, and reported, and that the new initiatives are consistent with Ally's strategy and risk appetite. The position will also support and potentially lead additional risk processes and projects.

The manager is accountable for governance routines with a strong focus on continuous improvement and regulatory alignment. This individual works cross functionally with all businesses and leaders representing the companies Material Risk Taxonomy, including Credit Risk, Conduct Risk, Compliance, and Operational Risk.

The role will lead and develop a team of individual contributors and develop the team members’ risk management knowledge and skills, and help to define team roles, manage capacity and delegate effectively to ensure work is completed on time.



The Work Itself

  • Implement policies, programs, practices and supporting technology that assess, monitor and report the risk profile to internal/external stakeholders (e.g., management, regulators, auditors).
  • Develop and Execute Quality Assurance Oversight Program of First Line Risk Functions for Bank businesses and Enterprise Functions.
  • Provide leadership and subject matter expertise/training to other risk disciplines, business units and corporate functions to support compliance with framework components.
  • Manage the performance and development risk management employees.
  • Maintain appropriate employee budget and headcount expectations.
  • Stay abreast of research and benchmarking to enhance, update and maintain sound Risk Management practices in alignment with regulatory requirements and industry practice.
  • Ensure analysis is thorough and properly documented.
  • Maintain diligent follow up with appropriate stakeholders to communicate all findings and conclude all action plans as directed, including all applicable summary and trend reporting for transparency.
  • Ensure all owned processes are kept current, consistent with documentation, reviewed periodically for compliance and assessed against the business need and reputation risk.
  • Recommend and prioritize actions to mitigate risk and ensure compliance.
  • Collaborate with business partners on strategic initiatives to collect, analyze, and articulate New Product reporting provided to executives and committees.
  • Manage multiple processes under stringent deadlines to consolidate executive- and board-level reporting
  • Define and assess areas of risk, alerting leadership to critical deficiencies, violations of policies, procedures, or regulations, and recommend appropriate areas for remediation.
  • Enhance current reporting and data management using MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint, Archer (GRC Module), PowerBI or other tools.
  • Maintain updated governance documents and templates used by business partners to execute key processes.
  • Review, analyze, and enhance the control processes to ensure accuracy and formatting of reporting is sufficient for executive scrutiny.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of corporate policies and procedures including applicable federal regulations related to risk management.
  • Develop and conduct training.
  • Update policies, procedures, charters and other governance documents related to the process.
  • May lead various risk management routines for the team (e.g. RCSA, Issues Management).
  • Directly interact with audit and regulators


The Skills You Bring

  • 5+ years relevant experience in the financial services industry; including background in Quality Assurance, risk management, audit, or program management preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or related field preferred: MBA recommended.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement and manage risk management programs.
  • Working knowledge of risk management components (e.g., policy/procedures, governance, reporting, risk-assessments, loss event capture) in a regulated environment (e.g., OCC, FRB, FDIC, FFIEC guidelines).
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with multiple levels of management.
  • Strong analytical, documentation and organization skills including orientation to details.
  • Excellent written,  verbal communication, critical thinking skills & ability to research.
  • Demonstrated experience in self-assessments, including process documentation, and data analysis skills.
  • Ability to provide advice/direction in primary areas of expertise.
  • Ability to leverage technical expertise and relationships to contribute to strategy and drive business results.
  • Technical knowledge, project management, and ability to influence others.

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.