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500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
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Posted Date
Thursday, May 19, 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

At Ally, every individual has a part to play in managing risk. In alignment with our risk culture, this position will ensure the appropriate identification, assessment, and measurement of risk related to the CFO Group. Further, appropriate solutions will be deployed to mitigate, control, monitor, test, and report identified risks. When necessary, identified risks will be escalated to the appropriate channels to ensure proper visibility.

The scope of this position includes interfacing with various departments and business partners, relative to risk detection, control, remediation, event management, and monitoring of Third Party Suppliers.  The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management.

The Work Itself

  • Execute critical tasks to enhance risk programs for diverse group of Third Party Suppliers that do business with Ally’s CFO Group
  • Guide relationship owners through the life-cycle of Third Party relationships (planning, due diligence, contracting, on-going monitoring, and off-boarding)
  • Ensure that risk assessments are completed for these parties by review of program activities, and work with teams managing due diligence, contracting, and onboarding to ensure that processes are aligned with identified risk level
  • Monitor and mitigate risk stemming from Third Party activities
  • Create, enhance and perform risk analysis and reporting for Third Parties including all risk stripes presenting significant risks
  • Ensure appropriate balance between risk-management and efficient execution of business development processes
  • Lead and promote a strong risk culture by using constructive dissent to appropriately challenge using data and analysis
  • Prepare presentation decks for Business Line Risk routines on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Assist with training guide development and presentation
  • Develop / modify procedures to ensure key processes are identified and conform to enterprise policies, standards, and procedures

The Skills You Bring

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in financial services industry with operational, risk, or program/project management experience
  • Familiarity/working knowledge of risk management components (e.g., policy/procedures, governance, reporting, risk control self-assessments, issue management) preferred
  • Ability to partner well across multiple skill sets and levels; strong relationship management and collaboration skills
  • Self-motivated, critical thinker with an eye to continuous improvement
  • Ability to multi-task and handle diverse/competing priorities while maintaining attention to detail and following through on commitments
  • High level of personal integrity, with the ability to handle confidential and otherwise sensitive matters professionally and with the appropriate level of judgement and maturity
  • Willingness to adapt to meet the needs of the risk organization in a dynamic environment
  • Proficient in MS Office (specifically Excel) required
  • Communicate effectively; both written and verbal, and across multiple teams
  • Finance expertise not required, but an understanding of basic financial concepts is preferred
  • GRC tool familiarity or experience is preferred (e.g. Archer or equivalent)

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.