Principal Auditor, Quality Assurance Audit Practices

Fairfax, VA
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 12, 2021
Full Time
McLean 2 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaPrincipal Auditor, Quality Assurance Audit PracticesCapital One's Audit function is a dedicated group of professionals focused on delivering top-quality assurance services to the organization's Audit Committee. Audit professionals are experienced, well-trained and credentialed, and operate within a collaborative, agile environment to deliver value-added opinions and recommendations. Audit's vision to provide high value, independent, proactive insights, to innovate with technology, and to be a top-notch talent destination, creates a dynamic and challenging atmosphere for both personal growth and professional opportunity. Audit is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Principal Auditor to join the Audit Practices team. The Audit Practices team oversees quality assurance and improvement program, audit methodology, training, knowledge and department-wide improvement initiatives for Audit. This position, Quality Assurance Principal Auditor, will be responsible for performing quality assurance reviews and driving key quality improvement initiatives. All associates are expected to maintain all organizational and professional ethical standards. Responsibilities include: Coordination and execution of key quality assurance reviews, including providing major input to planning and testing, as well as identification, development, and documentation of exceptions related to quality assurance reviews Deliver verbal and written communication to the audit teams and audit leadership Establish and maintain effective relationships with audit teams and audit leadership Establish and maintain good client relations within and outside the department Design and execute best-in-class operational processes and improvement initiatives of moderate complexity for the quality assurance and improvement program Additionally, as part of the broader Audit Practices team, the candidate will: Provide training and coaching to audit team members during quality assurance reviews as applicable, and the broader Audit Practices team Work independently under general supervision, and can exercise latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Here's what we're looking for in an ideal teammate: You are a critical thinker who seeks to understand the business and its control environment. You believe insight and objectivity are core elements to providing assurance on the effectiveness and efficiency of Capital One's governance, risk management, and internal control processes. You possess a relentless focus on quality and timeliness. You adapt to change, embrace bold ideas, and are intellectually curious. You like to ask questions, test assumptions, and challenge conventional thinking. You develop influential relationships based upon shared risk objectives and trust to deliver outstanding business impact and elevate Audit's value proposition. You're a firm believer that a rich understanding of data, innovation, and technology will only make you a better auditor. This will require leveraging the power of data analytics and furthering your technical expertise. You're a teacher. You do the right thing and lead by example. You have a passion for coaching and investing in the betterment of your team. You lead through change with candor and optimism. You create energy and an environment that fosters trust, collaboration, and belonging, making it easy to attract, hire, and retain top talent. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or military experience At least 3 years of experience in auditing, at least 3 years of experience in accounting, at least 3 years of experience in financial analysis, at least 3 years of experience in compliance, or a combination. Preferred Qualifications: 2+ years of experience in leading audits and performing in the role of auditor-in-charge 2+ years of experience in banking or in financial services 1+ years of experience in performing data analysis in support of internal auditing Master's Degree in Accounting, Master's Degree in Finance or Master of Business Administration Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or relevant certification At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.