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General information

Career area
Accounting
Work Location(s)
900 N. Arlington Heights, Itasca, IL
Remote?
No
Ref #
12484
Posted Date
Friday, May 13, 2022
Working time
Full-time

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

Reporting to the Director, Accounting Operations, the Sr. Supervisor – Accounting Operations is a key member of the Insurance Accounting Operations team.  This individual leads a team of accounting business analysts responsible for leading and participating in technology automation and process improvement initiatives, internal control monitoring, and various internal and external reporting.

The Work Itself

  •        Work closely with project managers to develop requirements, design, test and implement technology automation and process improvement initiatives.
  •        Direct, review and approve project and process business requirements and testing results.
    • Analyze and evaluate business processes and recommend actions to streamline processes and improve operational efficiencies.
    • Design, prepare and/or review written procedures and process flows that meet internal control requirements.
    • Prepare or review internal control and financial information requests.
    • Oversee the development of meaningful Accounting Operations and project metrics.
  •        Assist other departments as they develop strategies, establish objectives, and make decisions that impact Accounting Operations.
  •        Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training and career planning, and maintaining strong associate relationships.
    • Partner with and monitor 3rd party service providers.
    • Develop strong relationships with internal and external business partners.

   Perform or lead special projects as assigned.

The Skills You Bring

     Required:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-3 years supervisory experience
  • Experience leading projects and process improvement initiatives
  • Experience with accounting systems (e.g. SAP, BlacklinePower BI)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft applications Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (vlookups, pivot tables)
  • Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High level of interpersonal, critical thinking/analytical, and organization skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, agile environment

 

Preferred:

  •           Certified Public Accountant
  • Six Sigma, Lean, or PMP certification
  • Insurance industry experience

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 www.ally.com.

     

    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 work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.