Ally Financial Senior AML Compliance Data Analyst in Charlotte, North Carolina


Feb 8, 2016


Ally Overview

Ally Financial Inc. is a leading automotive financial services company powered by a top direct banking franchise with the opportunity, experience and people to redefine the industry.

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 and member FDIC, offers an array of deposit products, including certificates of deposit, savings accounts, money market accounts, IRA deposit products and interest checking. Ally's Corporate Finance unit provides financing to middle-market companies across a broad range of industries.

Business Unit/Enterprise Function Description

Compliance and Regulatory Affairs is responsible for to driving the compliance with laws, regulations and company policies set forth by federal regulators and stakeholders.

Position Description

The mission of Global Compliance and Regulatory Affairs is to drive the compliance with laws, regulations and company policies set forth by federal regulators and stakeholders. Ally's compliance environment was born upon becoming a Bank Holding Company, underwent a large-scale build-out and is currently enhancing and streamlining a sustainable program. The group has grown to nearly twenty-times its original size and will continue to grow exponentially to meet the demands of our banking environment.

Partner with the Global Sanctions team, Global Investigations team, AML Program Management team, Global Technology and lines of business in ensuring that the day-to-day operations are conducted in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements, in addition to company policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures day-to-day operations are conducted in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements and the organization's policy
  • Create, manage, and utilize high performance relational databases (SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Access, OLAP and other
  • Analyze data for data trends and anomalies and present findings
  • Provide analytical detail and narrative of findings to leadership
  • Streamline Operational processes for continued efficiencies
  • Annual tuning of suspicious transaction monitoring scenarios
  • Interface with internal customers to generate ad hoc and production reporting or analytics
  • SAS development of suspicious transaction monitoring scenarios
  • Onboard new products onto the AML Operations platforms
  • Support all AML technology including user acceptance testing
  • Responsible for day to day activities within AML Operations
  • Assists Project Team with migration to new transaction monitoring and case management tools
  • Lead AML Operational changes affected by external systems
  • Migration of suspicious transaction monitoring scenarios from SQL and SAS
  • Migration of transaction monitoring scenarios to SAS Alert Generation Process (AGP)
  • Assists AML Operations Director and advises less experienced Compliance staff on routine or technical issues
  • Understanding of AML regulatory requirements, BSA, USA Patriot Act
  • Uses judgment, creativity and sound technical and analytical knowledge to develop and recommend solutions relating to company policies and standard practices
  • Prepares documentation for regulatory agencies as well as internal audit and testing teams
  • Interfaces with senior management to provide and obtain information and to build consensus regarding regulatory and policy application and interpretation
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned


  • Education level: Minimum - Bachelors' Degree
  • Major field of study: Computer Science, Mathematics, Business or related major
  • Total years and type of prior related experience: 6 + years in banking/finance industry or data analytics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to prioritize workload and balance multiple duties
  • Possess independent analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to lead others in achieving measurable objectives
  • Proficient in SQL and SAS
  • Strong research skills, advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, and experience with on-line research systems

*Total Rewards *

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid-time-off program including time off for volunteer opportunities. Ally's Total Rewards Program is designed to enrich your life at work -- and outside of it and includes:

  • Industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions
  • Wellness program encouraging healthy living with financial rewards
  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision
  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Other work-life integration benefits including parental and caregiver leave, adoption assistance, backup child and adult/elder day care program, child care discounts, tuition reimbursement, LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs

Ally is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's 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.



AVAILABLE WORK LOCATIONS: North Carolina (Charlotte)