Senior Financial Analyst
Ally Financial - Charlotte, NC

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Ally Financial Inc. is a leading automotive financial services company powered by a top direct banking franchise. Ally's automotive services business offers a full suite of financing products and services, including new and used vehicle inventory and consumer financing, leasing, inventory insurance, commercial loans and vehicle remarketing services. Ally Bank, the company's direct banking subsidiary, offers an array of deposit products, including certificates of deposit, savings accounts, money market accounts, IRA deposit products and interest checking. Ally's Commercial Finance unit provides financing to middle-market companies across a broad range of industries

Senior Financial Analyst Position Objective:
This position is responsible for conducting core financial, accounting and analytical duties for the IT Finance team supporting Ally Bank.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
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Participate in and provide overall support for the financial planning and forecasting processes

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Work with the IT Project Managers and/or Budget Owners to develop

and review monthly forecasts

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Prepare monthly detailed project/operations expense forecasts

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Analyze monthly operating results and monthly variances; identify problems and research potential recommendations for corrective actions

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Review/approve IT purchase order and RA requests

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Participate in and provide overall support for monthly accounting Close process

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Generate and Park all needed month-end Journal Entries, recording required monthly operational and/or project related accruals

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Identify and process monthly cross-charges to other Business Units

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Review operating results and forecasts

with IT management to provide them with a clear understanding of the groups financial progress versus operating plan and FY forecasts

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Support the IT project governance tollgate process

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Participate in and provide overall support for the creation of the annual operating plan

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Work with the Business Unit Project Managers and/or Budget Owners to develop annual plan

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Identify all costs savings efforts and track monthly performance

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Analyze annual operating plan in relation to prior year results, summarize and understand

variances

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Performs non-routine analysis and prepare ad-hoc financial reports for senior management

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Drive process improvements within the department

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Special analytical projects as assigned

Job Requirements:
Experience and Skills:
Required:
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience of progressive financial responsibilities.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Familiarity with SAP, SAP Spend Management (Project Systems)
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principals
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Self-motivated and able to work with low to moderate direction in a dynamic fast paced organization

  • Business partnering skills, including good interpersonal skills with ability to work well horizontally and vertically within organization, and the ability to work well in a team environment
EDUCATION:
Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent experience
Preferred:
  • Master's Degree in Finance or Accounting
Working at Ally is Rewarding!

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and above-market bonus pay potential based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid-time-off program and emphasis on work-life balance.

Ally Offers Competitive Benefits:
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401K Matching and Company Contributions

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Paid Time Off (Roll-over up to 150%)

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Variable Pay (bonuses)

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Tuition Reimbursement

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Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage

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Vendor Partnership Discount Program

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Charitable Gift Contribution Matching

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Adoption Assistance

Ally is an equal opportunity employer in that our policy, in accordance with federal & state laws, prohibits employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person's race, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, or disability except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.

Job

Accounting / Finance

Primary Location

United States-North Carolina-CHARLOTTE

Organization

Finance - 1001180001

Schedule

Full-time

Job Posting

Sep 16, 2013, 4:26:48 PM

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