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Business Line Senior SOX Accountant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Detroit, MI
  • 95,000 USD
  • Salary: 95,000
  • Hybrid work model, 3 days in the office 2 days WFH

Website Ally Financials

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
The CFO Group Business Line Risk (SOX) Senior Accountant is a hybrid remote/in-office role. The CFO Group Business Line Risk (SOX) Senior Accountant will assist in the identification and mitigation of risk throughout the CFO Group including evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of the internal control environment and supporting management in establishing and maintaining the risk framework for the business line and to support other established risk processes within the CFO Group Business Line Risk function, which could include the review and evaluation of account reconciliations. The CFO Group Business Line Risk function primarily strives to evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of both detective and preventative controls within processes that support a robust risk environment.  The CFO Group Business Line Risk (SOX) Senior Accountant will be responsible for developing an understanding of processes and business cycles, assessing related risks and understanding and validating management’s controls, including those that are in-scope for SOX compliance.
The Work Itself
Coordinate the performance of process and control walkthroughs
Lead the review and evaluation of existing and proposed internal controls to mitigate key risks (including Sarbanes-Oxley/SOX controls)
Work with management to provide insight into potential process improvements and support qualitative improvements in control operations to eliminate deficiencies
Monitor the status of identified issues and remediation efforts to ensure timely closure of findings
Provide coaching and guidance to other team members including review of their work
Support the review and evaluation of account reconciliations prepared by various business units and provide feedback to account reconciliation owners
Collaborate with internal and external auditors as needed
Support the CFO Group Business Line Risk team with special ad hoc projects as deemed necessary
The Skills You Bring
BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (Accounting preferred)
CPA Certification or equivalent is preferred
Preferred 3+ years previous work experience in Accounting or related field
Experience with audit industry documentation standards (preparation of workpapers, flowcharting, narratives, walkthroughs, and control testing), is preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of internal control and risk concepts and auditing standards (Sarbanes Oxley experience a plus)
Excel Proficiency – Advanced MS Excel skills including pivot tables & v-lookups
Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
Demonstrate the ability to work independently
Ability to inspire change and initiate process improvements
Communicate effectively; both written and verbal, and across multiple teams
Financial Services experience a plus
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. Our Total Rewards program includes industry-leading compensation and benefits plus additional incentives that are designed to meet your needs and those of your family so you can get the most out of your career and your life, including:

Time Away: 11 paid holidays, 20 paid time off days, and 8 hours of volunteer time off, yearly (paid time off is prorated based on start date)
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 pay downs and 529 educational save up assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, employee stock purchase plan, and financial learning center and financial coach access.
Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including medical, dental and vision, employee, spouse and child life insurance, short- and long-term disability, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions, Healthcare FSA, critical illness, accident & hospital indemnity insurance, 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 assistance as well as paid parental and caregiver leave, Dependent Day Care FSA back-up child and adult/elder care days and childcare discounts.
Work-Life Integration: other benefits including Mentally Fit Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.
Other compensations: depending on the role for which you are considered, you may be eligible for travel allowances, relocation assistance, a signing bonus and/or equity.
To view more detailed information about Ally’s Total Rewards, please visit this link:
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.

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.
Base Pay Range: An individual’s position in the range is determined by the scope and responsibilities of the role, work experience, education, certification(s), training, and additional qualifications. We review internal pay, the competitive market, and business environment prior to extending an offer.


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