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


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


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

and review monthly forecasts


Prepare monthly detailed project/operations expense forecasts


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


Review/approve IT purchase order and RA requests


Participate in and provide overall support for monthly accounting Close process


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


Identify and process monthly cross-charges to other Business Units


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


Support the IT project governance tollgate process


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


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


Identify all costs savings efforts and track monthly performance


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



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


Drive process improvements within the department


Special analytical projects as assigned

Job Requirements:
Experience and Skills:
  • 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

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
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent experience
  • Master's Degree in Finance or Accounting

Accounting / Finance

Primary Location

United States-Michigan-DETROIT


Finance - 1001180001



Job Posting

Apr 10, 2013, 10:25:21 AM

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