Principal Associate, Accounting

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Jan 06, 2023
Feb 04, 2023
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate, Accounting

Global Finance supports all of Capital One's worldwide financial activities, including corporate-level financial reporting, internal control, intercompany and tax activities. Within Global Finance, the Treasury Accounting team is seeking a high-energy and forward-thinking professional to join us as a Principal Associate focused on Investment Accounting.

As a member of the Treasury Accounting team, you're solid on your accounting principles and feel comfortable owning the accounting process end-to-end. You're a self-starter that continually looks for ways to improve what we do and how we do it, including embracing new technologies. You have a great attention to detail and feel comfortable diving into the numbers to provide in-depth analysis to our various business partners. Most importantly, you're a team player that comes ready to uplift others and make Capital One a great company and a great place to work.

  • Oversee monthly close activities related to Investment activities and ensure reporting remains in compliance with US GAAP
  • Lead and assist in the development, testing and implementation of project requirements
  • Review teams progress and issues during projects while providing guidance and support to ensure timely delivery
  • Perform ad-hoc business analysis on Investment portfolio(s) to identify variances / trends to communicate to management and business partner team(s)
  • Perform technical research on treasury accounting issues and review write-ups; draft and/or review treasury-related information in the 10-K, 10-Q reports, earnings release and other regulatory filings for accuracy.
  • Ensure compliance with SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) regulations and other regulatory guidance.
  • Partner with project management and business partner teams, to design and implement new business product / program initiatives and processes
  • Supervise efforts to centralize, eliminate, automate or outsource activities, and implement process improvements
  • Lead coordination of internal audit review and SOX compliance
  • Perform ad-hoc requests and support special projects
  • Inform and educate management on the the implementation of applicable new accounting standards

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting, finance, or audit, or a combination

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification
  • At least 5 years of experience in accounting, finance, or audit, or a combination
  • At least 3 years of experience SimCorp, Python, or SQL, or Tableau, or a combination
  • At least 3 years of people management experience

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

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

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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