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Work Location(s)
1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
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Posted Date
Tuesday, May 10, 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

*Hybrid work schedule*

The Senior Auditor – Lead is primarily responsible for leading and executing assigned audit and advisory activities primarily related to lending risks and processes. 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 position plays a key role on the Compliance and Legal audit team, including providing coaching and feedback to team members, participation in on-going continuous monitoring activities, and active in involvement in other team and department initiatives.

The Work Itself

  • Establish open and effective communication with management and work collaboratively with functional partners across the organization during the completion of audit activities.
  • Audit projects will include unsecured and secured lending processes
  • Leads (act as auditor-in-charge) the execution and documentation of all phases of assigned audits in accordance with Audit Services Methodology.
  • Leads the development of audit scope, testing procedures, and testing approaches to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, governance, and risk management, including detailed test of design, test of effectiveness, substantive testing and data analytics (if applicable).
  • Generally, leads one audit project at a time.
  • Performs project management of assigned audits, including execution within defined budgets and timelines, and timely communication with Audit management.
  • Supervises assigned auditors on a project by project basis to assess audit staff against established performance and leadership criteria; provide timely, honest and meaningful feedback and project evaluations.
  • Can easily identify root causes and articulate their relevance. Provides meaningful recommendations.
  • Train, mentor, and develop staff auditors and act as a knowledge resource.
  • 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.

The Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study
  • 4+ years of financial services/audit experience, with lending focus strongly preferred
  • Relevant certification (CAMS, CIA, CPA, CISA) preferred
  • Well-developed project management, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proven ability to excel in highly interactive team environment.
  • Understands risk and control concepts and can apply knowledge to business processes.
  • Experience coaching and developing team members.
  • Demonstrated ability of effectively navigating uncertainty and using judgment to manage complex situations and solve problems.
  • Ability to adapt to change and new challenges that arise.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience using data analytic tools or other Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Available to travel (minimal).

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.