Principal Associate, CRA Strategy & Program Management

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Oct 01, 2022
Oct 19, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate, CRA Strategy & Program Management

Within Capital One, External Affairs (EA) is an organization dedicated to delivering on Capital One's Mission by strengthening our reputation, deepening our relationships in our communities, managing engagement with the federal bank regulatory agencies, and serving as Capital One's voice in the legislative and political processes at the federal, state and local levels. The EA organization comprises CRA Strategy & Program Management, Government & Policy Affairs, Regulatory Relations, Corporate Communications, Community Finance, Community Impact & Investment, and EA Strategy & Engagement.

The CRA Strategy & Program Management (S&PM) team partners with lines of business across the enterprise to sustain Capital One's longstanding Outstanding CRA performance. We maintain high data quality and control standards, and develop and support effective strategies with each applicable business. Most importantly, we manage CRA examinations by showing the bank examiners how Capital One effectively responds to the lending, investment, and service needs of the communities where we do business. We convey Capital One's comprehensive and durable approach to improving the financial well-being of low- and moderate-income people and neighborhoods.

The CRA Strategy & Program Management Data Analysis team is looking for a self-starting, analytical, and enthusiastic Principal Associate to play a critical role in contributing to the company's goal of continuing our track record of outstanding CRA performance. The ideal candidate will analyze data and generate reports for CRA strategy planning, performance monitoring and examination preparation, in addition to playing a key role in helping the team to comply with future CRA requirement changes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing lending, investment and services data from a variety of business lines for the purpose of CRA performance monitoring
  • Generating data files, reports, and presentation materials for bank executives, senior management, the board and bank regulators
  • Partnering with the technology team to improve efficiencies and automate current reporting processes
  • Assisting the Data Analysis team with its controls and risk management responsibilities
  • Participating actively in CRA projects and other initiatives, e.g. preparation for CRA examinations, CRA reform, external corporate reports, and internal audit.

You should consider this role if you:
  • Love analyzing data, especially large datasets, problem-solving, and research
  • Speak the language of databases, spreadsheets and presentations, including pivot tables, basic formulas, and charts
  • Live for transforming complex concepts or ideas into simple, easy-to-understand formats, e.g. charts, presentations, word documents, and communicating them to a variety of audiences using various media
  • Enjoy highly detailed work and managing multiple deliverables at the same time
  • Thrive in a dynamic environment and love learning new skills
  • Appreciate a balance of working independently and as part of a team
  • Relish the opportunity to be creative and think outside the box
  • Approach each day with a positive attitude and a desire to do great work in support of our communities

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in the field of data analytics or reporting
  • At least 1 year of experience using spreadsheets

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) field
  • At least 2 years of experience using spreadsheets or databases, including creating pivot tables, basic formulas, and charts

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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