Strategy Associate

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jan 09, 2022
Feb 07, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Strategy Associate

Strategy Group summary:

Founded by former strategy consultants, Capital One is a strategy driven company. The Corporate Strategy group engages on a small number of ultra-high impact issues that drive the direction and performance of the company. Projects focus primarily on formulating enduring and profitable growth and value enhancement strategies, while working within the business to ensure follow through.

The Corporate Research team (within Corporate Strategy) serves as Capital One's competitive intelligence team, leveraging data, research, and financial analysis to provide company leadership with competitive and market intelligence, insights and advice, and strategic communications.

Position summary:

As an analyst on the Corporate Research team, you will collaborate with Strategy, Investor Relations, the Office of the CEO, and various other teams across the company to provide research support, financial insight, and company-wide communication. You will work on a variety of different initiatives in a close team environment. Many of the day-to-day projects emphasize a need for strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. Key to success in the role will be synthesizing information from various sources, performing analysis, and integrating findings into cohesive and insightful presentations and summaries.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide analytical support to senior management across the company
  • Provide recurring and ad hoc research to support various business lines and internal partners
  • Benchmark Capital One's performance vs. industry competitors
  • Daily monitoring of financial and economic events to inform senior leadership how they impact Capital One
  • Analysis of large financial data sets (Fed, FDIC, Census, etc.)
  • 'Deep dives' and longer-term projects on a wide range of topics relevant to Capital One
  • Ad hoc project work with partner teams (Strategy, Corporate Development)
  • Analyze and benchmark Capital One and competitor capital and balance sheet performance (including CCAR, DFAST, funding profile, regulatory disclosures, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least one year of consulting experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of analytical rigor and attention to detail
  • General interest in the banking industry and the United States economy
  • Strong judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Naturally inquisitive with a passion to "figure stuff out"
  • Confidence and intent to drive change

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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