Principal Financial Analyst

Employer
Capital One
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Oct 23, 2021
Closes
Nov 21, 2021
Ref
R115393
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Financial Analyst

Job title: Principal Financial Analyst

As a Principal Financial Analyst, you will work for a company that invests in ways to tell stories, view trends, and diagnose results in a more compelling and visual nature. You will have the opportunity to partner with business customers on driving strategic business direction that leads to sustainable performance and you will be asked to challenge our current well-managed processes to be more proactive, effective and efficient.

The Credit Risk Management Allowance team is a critical part of the value chain connecting different lines of business, finance, accounting, loss forecasting teams, and senior corporate leadership and provides detailed corporate allowance determination that feeds into corporate outlooks, regulatory stress testing, earnings releases, and other financial projections. The team builds a holistic understanding of allowance determination in light of economic and regulatory changes, internal strategy and policy developments, and general trends in customer behavior.

Roles require 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 allowance projections
  • Develop presentations to communicate business and analysis results to senior leadership audiences


General Responsibilities:
  • Financial analysis & reporting: Accurately analyze & explain key cost drivers and monthly variances, suggest actions to the business, and manage the regular reporting process
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and Profit & Loss (P&L) management
  • 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 3 years' experience in financial analysis
  • At least 3 years' experience with financial modeling


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
  • 4+ years' experience in financial analysis
  • 4+ years' experience with financial modeling
  • 3+ years' experience in strategic analysis & planning
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • 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.

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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