Senior Associate, Financial Analysis

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jun 09, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Associate, Financial Analysis

The Capital Risk Oversight team is seeking a motivated candidate for a Senior Associate position. Capital Risk Oversight is a second line of defense function responsible for oversight of the company's capital measurement and management. This includes internal capital requirements, stress testing (CCAR and scenarios that inform the allowance for credit losses), regulatory requirements (Basel), as well as governance and compliance over those processes.

The second line of defense is both an expert advisor of the first line and an effective challenger of first line risk activities. The successful candidate will have a good blend of analytical capabilities, communications skills, and intellectual curiosity. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to build strong partnerships with the first line of defense capital teams and other internal independent review and challenge organizations (e.g., Risk Management, Model Validation, and Audit).

As a Senior Associate-Financial Analysis, you will provide financial leadership and participate in a collaborative environment that values your insights, encourages you to take on new responsibilities, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovation.

General Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to challenges of capital measurement and management processes, including methodologies, assumptions/inputs, results, and business decisions
  • Perform data-based analysis: perform data-based analysis to challenge first line's results, make recommendations, and support decision making
  • Partner with other internal teams that perform effective challenge to ensure a consistent, high standard is maintained
  • Help to prepare challenge materials, documentation, and presentations to be shared with senior management, the Board of Directors, regulators, and auditors
  • Develop an understanding of industry best practices, trends, and supervisory guidance with respect to capital measurement and management
  • Suggest new analysis opportunities and articulate outcomes of analysis and relevant insights
  • Independently manage and prioritize tasks

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or Accounting
  • At least 2 years of work experience in an analytical role

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of capital concepts and capital's impact on business decision-making and risk management
  • Finance or risk management experience in a banking/financial services organization
  • Knowledge of/aptitude for querying and analyzing data using tools such as SQL, Python, R, and Tableau
  • Additional relevant educational background: Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Master's Degree in Finance, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) license, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other Finance/Risk Management professional certification(s)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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