SEC Reporting, Principal Associate

Capital One
Wilmington, Delaware
Jan 14, 2021
Feb 12, 2021
Full Time
800 Delaware Avenue (18056), United States of America, Wilmington, Delaware

SEC Reporting, Principal Associate

Does the idea of working with professional, highly trained accountants inspire you? Are you an accounting professional with a demonstrated ability to work well in teams, develop new ideas, and take ownership of your projects? Would you like the opportunity to individually contribute to a team, along with the opportunity to grow into a leader? Would you like to work in a collaborative environment where your contributions are recognized and rewarded? If so, opportunities for professional and personal fulfillment in a dynamic, progressive organization await you at Capital One!

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated professional to join the SEC Reporting team as a Principal Associate focusing on the accurate and timely filing of SEC periodic reports, such as Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K and the disclosures required by the Basel Capital and Liquidity Coverage Ratio rules. Responsibilities include preparation and review of consolidated financial statements, compliance with SOX policies and procedures, and performing technical accounting research.

Major Responsibilities
  • Assist in the preparation and review of quarterly and annual earnings releases, periodic SEC filings and regulatory disclosure.
  • Review supporting documentation to substantiate information included in each quarterly disclosure document.
  • Draft quantitative and qualitative disclosures by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information as needed.
  • Provide technical support on disclosure issues to ensure the appropriate application of the SEC, GAAP and federal rules.
  • Provide guidance on the adoption and implementation of new accounting disclosure standards.
  • Work with reporting stakeholders to ensure alignment on quantitative and qualitative disclosures.
  • Act as liaison between SEC Reporting and investor relations, legal counsel, business segments, internal audit and external auditors.
  • Prepare material for senior management and committee reporting.
  • Prepare variance analyses, trend analyses, and reconciliations.
  • Complete disclosure checklists to ensure disclosure compliance.
  • Assist in external audit coordination and internal audit reviews.
  • Support internal controls and attestation compliance requirements.
  • Drive process improvements and support implementation of automated financial tools.

Ideal candidate should possess
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks.
  • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes.
  • Experience with financial and/or accounting reporting systems.
  • Financial institution experience preferred.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of accounting experience, or at least 3 years of audit experience, or at least 3 years of finance experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Bachelor's degree in Finance
  • CPA certification, active license status
  • 2+ year of SEC Reporting experience
  • 1+ year of financial institution experience
  • 1+ year of financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Python or SQL experience
  • XBRL experience

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