Principal, Financial Analyst (Card Finance)

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Jun 02, 2023
Jul 02, 2023
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal, Financial Analyst (Card Finance)

Capital One is seeking a motivated professional for a Principal Associate position in Card Finance. In this role you will work directly with our Main Street Customer Management and New to Credit business partners supporting the strategy of their portfolios in addition to getting to work as a part of a highly collaborative finance team on a variety of whitespace projects. By supporting the largest P&L at Capital One, you'll get to combine high value deep-dive analytics with influential storytelling, often communicating with some of the top leaders at the company. This role will expose the associate to new technologies and will provide the opportunity to further develop technology skills (e.g. SQL, Python, Tableau, etc.) as well as more traditional FP&A competencies.

The Principal Financial Analyst role requires strong communication, problem solving, strategic thinking, and influencing skills in order to effectively:
  • Articulate outcomes of analysis and relevant insights
  • Partner with business leadership to assess the financial implications of strategic growth initiatives
  • Develop presentations to communicate business and analysis results to senior leadership audiences

Responsibilities include:
  • Deliver accurate, meaningful, and efficient financial forecasts and management reporting to help our partners deliver on their financial objectives
  • Financial reporting and analysis, including budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, financial reporting, and P&L management
  • Coordinate and collect input data from Business and Financial Analysts in different departments, check data integrity, summarize and convert data, run models, verify, analyze, and communicate output data
  • Business presentations: Assist in development of presentations to communicate analysis results to senior audiences, clearly articulate outcomes of analysis to leadership teams
  • Ad-hoc requests and special projects
  • Independently manage and prioritize workload

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 4 years' experience in financial analysis
  • At least 4 years' experience with financial modeling
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Master's Degree in Finance
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) license or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license
  • 5+ years' experience in financial analysis
  • 5+ years' experience with financial modeling
  • 5+ years' experience in strategic analysis & planning
  • Proven business relationship, communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated independent problem solving and strategic thinking abilities
  • Strong teamwork skills; ability to positively contribute to overall success of the team

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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