Principal Associate, Accounting

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Jan 15, 2023
Feb 14, 2023
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate, Accounting

We are seeking a highly motivated accountant to join the Controllers Group as a Principal Accounting Associate with a focus on accounting, financial analysis, and process improvements. We are looking for a new team member who has strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills. The team member should also possess strong written and verbal communication skills. The team member will be a self-starter responsible for managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines in a fast paced, time sensitive environment. The Controllers Group supports the financial implementation of new products, services, and systems with countless opportunities for knowledge growth.

In this role you will:

  • Prepare and review accounting-related activities, such as journal entries and reconciliations, analytics and support and prepare external Securities and Exchange Commission and regulatory reports, including documentation and presentation of results to management and senior leadership

  • Serve as the main point of contact and subject matter expert for two lines of business

  • Respond to requests from Finance and key business partners, associates throughout the Controllers group, Operation teams, and external and internal auditors

  • Present results, findings, risks and recommendations to leadership and stakeholders

  • Collaborate with several teams across the organization on various corporate initiatives

  • Contribute to process improvement through project development and knowledge sharing

  • Provide ad hoc analysis and account fluctuation analysis to management

  • Research accounting procedures for new business types and investments with new contractual requirements

  • Lead and assist in the development, testing and implementation of team requirements

  • Participate in key corporate projects such as technology and data transformation, process improvement, and business initiatives

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to resolve issues and stay connected on process or product changes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting, external financial reporting, audit, finance, or a combination

  • At least 1 year of experience with Google Office or Microsoft Office products, or a combination

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting, external financial reporting, audit, or finance, or a combination

  • Experience in the Financial Services industry

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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