Ally Financial Crimes Data Analytics and Operations Analyst II in Charlotte, North Carolina

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

  • Responsible for day to day activities within AML Operations and Analytics, specifically the Transaction Monitoring Insights and Analytics team

  • Annual tuning of suspicious transaction monitoring scenarios

  • Analyze data for trends and anomalies and present findings

  • Provide analytical detail and narrative of findings to leadership

  • Development of SAS suspicious transaction monitoring scenarios

  • Onboard new products onto the AML Operations platforms including the data quality and analysis

  • Create, manage, and utilize high performance relational databases (SAS, SQL Server 2012, Microsoft Access, OLAP and other)

  • Support all AML technology including user acceptance testing

  • Ensures day-to-day operations are conducted in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements and the organization's policy

  • Streamline Operational processes for continued efficiencies

  • Perform ad-hoc reporting for other AML functions

  • Assists Project Team with migration to new transaction monitoring and case management tools

  • Assists AML Analytics and Operations Manager

  • 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

  • Assists in preparation of documentation for regulatory agencies as well as internal audit and testing teams

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned


  • Education level: Minimum - Bachelors' Degree

  • Major field of study: Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Business or related major

  • Total years and type of prior related experience: 2+ 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

Specific technical knowledge needed to perform this job :

  • Proficient in SQL and/or SAS

  • Experience performing basic/intermediate statistical analysis preferred (regression, outlier analysis, etc.)

  • Strong research skills, advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access

  • Experience with Business Intelligence/Visualization tools preferred (SAS Visual Analytics, Spotfire, etc.)

Ally Overview

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers and corporate clients. Ally's legacy dates back to 1919, and the company was redesigned in 2009 with a distinctive brand, innovative approach and relentless focus on its customers. Ally has an award-winning online bank (member FDIC), one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country, a complementary auto-focused insurance business, a growing digital wealth management and online brokerage platform, and a trusted corporate finance business offering capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.

Business Unit/Enterprise Function

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

Total Rewards Information

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

Ally offers a variety of benefits to protect your health and well-being, provide financial security and balance your work-life needs including:

  • Industry-leading 401K Retirement Savings Plan including Matching and Company Contributions

  • Comprehensive wellness program with financial incentives designed to help you achieve your best health

  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions

  • Pre-tax dependent care and commuter benefits

  • Other work-life integration benefits including Paid Parental & Caregiver Leave, Adoption Assistance, Back-up Child & Adult/Elder Care, Child Care Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program, Weight Watchers 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.


Job Title: Financial Crimes Data Analytics and Operations Analyst II

Company: Ally Financial Inc.

Category: Compliance

BU Function: Ally Bank

Requisition ID: 17-5906