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Consumer Analytics
United States
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Posted Date
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Working time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliche 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

Ally Automotive’s Residual Team develops and delivers industry leading residuals that are critical to the success of Ally's automotive lease business. The Senior Analyst Business Analytics role is responsible for forecasting of residuals, data analysis, reporting and solutions in support of strategic residual setting. This role has a finger on the pulse of the auto industry including emerging EV & other technologies, finance, the economy and uses expertise to identify insights, contemplate impacts and make recommendations that optimize Ally’s lease business.

The Work Itself

·       Develop residual values by utilizing Ally’s proprietary residual value model output from a key partnering team by adding Editorial Adjustments based on your industry expertise and key market/industry dynamics

·       Manage and interpret industry data and provide inputs for residual value model

·       Create and deliver analysis and insights that deliver results of complex information in a clear, concise, and meaningful format to key decision makers/leadership

·       Understand and work within Ally’s risk parameters

·       Extract, clean and unify data from multiple sources using SAS, SQL, Power BI

·       Test accuracy of residual computations considering term/mileage and other factors impacting residual values

·       Optimize and automate existing and new analysis and reporting

·       Continuously contemplate improvements and test accuracy

·       Proactively and upon request rely upon your automotive and data expertise to support strategic decision making

·       Partner and collaborate w/ key internal stakeholders from modeling, remarketing, pricing, product, sales, and risk/audit

    The Skills You Bring

    ·       Bachelor's degree in related field

    ·       3+ Years of Data and Business Analysis Preferred, Auto finance/lease experience is a plus

    ·       Knowledge of the mechanics of automobiles and the auto industry preferred

    ·       Electric Vehicle and High Line Vehicle market knowledge and expertise is a plus

    ·       Residual setting/forecasting experience a plus

    ·       Demonstrably strong Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint skills

    ·       Experience creating Power BI dashboards and SAS are a plus

    ·       Self-starter with ability to work and take initiative in a fast-paced environment

    ·       Ability to manage projects, prioritize and deliver results

    ·       Strong financial analytical skills

    ·       Ability to simplify complex problems and develop creative solutions

    ·       Organizational and interpersonal skills

    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.