Senior Financial Analyst
Ally Financial - Detroit, MI

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Position Objective:
This position is responsible for conducting core financial, accounting and analytical duties for the IT Finance team supporting Corporate Technology

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
Job

Accounting / Finance

Primary Location

United States-Michigan-DETROIT

Organization

Finance - 1001180001

Schedule

Full-time

Job Posting

Apr 10, 2013, 10:25:21 AM

Ally Financial - 15 months ago - save job - block
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