Director or Sr. Director - Accounting, Controllers Group

Fairfax, VA
Apr 05, 2021
Apr 15, 2021
Full Time
McLean 2 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaDirector or Sr. Director - Accounting, Controllers GroupJob DescriptionGlobal Finance supports all of Capital One's worldwide financial activities, including corporate-level financial reporting, internal control, inter-company and tax activities. Within Global Finance, the Treasury Accounting team is seeking a high-energy and forward-thinking professional to join us as a Senior Manager focused on Investment and Funding Accounting.So who are you? As a member of the Treasury Accounting team, you're solid on your accounting principles and feel comfortable managing the accounting process end-to-end. You're a self-starter that continually looks for ways to improve what we do and how we do it, including embracing new technologies. You have a great attention to detail and feel comfortable diving into the numbers to provide in-depth analysis to our various business partners. Most importantly, you're a team player and a leader that comes ready to empower, inspire, and include others and make Capital One a great company and a great place to work. Major Responsibilities: Partner with Treasury, Capital Markets and Balance Sheet management teams to assess overall strategies and determine how accounting rules and processes impact business decisions, while anticipating issues and obstacles Lead well managed and controlled activities related to derivatives, investments and debt activities Communicate complex matters in a simple way during month end close presentations to Controller leadership and during regular business discussions Identify and drive opportunities to centralize, eliminate, automate or outsource activities in a scalable, sustainable and standardized manner Drive ad-hoc business analysis to display how business actions impact our financial results and our accounting policy decisions Work closely with Accounting Policy to research treasury accounting issues, prepare write-ups and drive results; draft and/or review treasury-related information in the 10-K, 10-Q, earnings release and other regulatory filings for accuracy. Ensure compliance with US GAAP, SEC regulations and other regulatory guidance. Partner with project management and business partner teams, to design and implement new business product / program initiatives and processes Deliver internal audit review and SOX compliance Supervise and coordinate work assignments amongst onshore and offshore teams of around 30 people. Provide timely feedback to staff Display a passion for coaching and developing a team of associates through their leadership styleCharacteristics we're looking for: Team player capable of interacting cross-functionally and at all levels of the organization and capable of taking ownership Adaptive to change, new ideas and able to prioritize with minimal direction Passion for improvement and a desire to keep learning with what new technology can offer to rethink the possible, including data transformation, BI tools and automation scripting (eg, Python) Thorough knowledge of US GAAP and experience with investment & debt accounting Inspiring leader who can motivate and empower their teamBasic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or military experience Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation At least 12 years of accounting experience At least 5 years of public accounting experience or at least 5 years of technical accounting experience At least 3 years of Treasury Accounting or Accounting Policy experiencePreferred Qualifications: At least 5 years of experience with either a large, public financial services company in Accounting Policy or in a technical accounting role within a large public accounting firm Aptitude for leading large teams; influencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution A demonstrated history of solving multiple and complex operational and accounting challenges At least 5 years of experience interacting with standard-setting organizations (FASB, EITF, OCC, SEC, IASB, etc.) Organizational skills along with an aptitude for information technology Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills Ability to work with minimal supervisionAt this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.