Principal Risk Associate

Capital One
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Jan 19, 2023
Feb 18, 2023
Full Time
802 Delaware Avenue (18052), United States of America, Wilmington, Delaware

Principal Risk Associate

Do you like working in the spotlight? Are you ready to work on the front line of a top 10 Bank? Can you build relationships as well as develop and implement innovative solutions? As a Principal Risk Associate at Capital One you'll be responsible for working with business partners to identify and mitigate potential risks to Capital One. Principal Risk Associates at Capital One are the front line of defense to ensure our Company remains stable and profitable.

Principal Risk Associates at Capital One are highly motivated Risk Management professionals with excellent organizational and communication skills. They have a high level of exposure across lines of business and have the opportunity to create and implement innovative solutions to identify and mitigate potential risks to the Company. In this role you will focus on payments and work with other teams across Finance to ensure we have a well-managed enterprise payment structure.


- Risk Consulting to one or more Business Areas relative to their business lines and provide advice and guidance as required

- Ensure adherence to internal policies and standards related to payment activities

- Build a management control program around all controls and standards

- Assist with audits as it pertains to this area

- Client Management - Develop and leverage key relationships with stakeholders that enable collaboration across the enterprise

- Engage with the risk management area to ensure enterprise guidance and policies

- Corrective action - Identify and track events and issues to mitigate risk to Capital One. Coordinate with applicable business areas to define/ implement remediation activities

- Monitoring and Reporting

- Change Management

- Lead change control efforts at the process level to ensure impacts are appropriately assessed, documented and implemented

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree or military experience

- At least 1 year of Financial Services Risk Management Experience

- At least 2 years of Project Management experience

- At least 3 years of experience with Payments, Accounts payable, ACH, Wire, checks, or a combination

- At least 3 years of experience supporting, partnering and interacting with internal business clients

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least 3 years of Project Management experience leading cross functional projects and programs in Risk

- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or Masters Certificate of Project Management (CPM

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

No agencies please

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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