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Capital One Principal Risk Associate - Richmond, VA in Richmond, Virginia

West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Principal Risk Associate - Richmond, VA

As a member of the Risk and Controls Advisory (RCA) team within the Commercial Risk Office, you’ll be challenged to shape the risk mitigation strategy as well as identify, evaluate and monitor compliance and operational controls. The RCA Principal Associate will be responsible for working with various Commercial Bank line of business teams to identify unmitigated risks, as well as assisting with opportunities to strengthen the control environment to reduce risks for the business while building lasting partnerships.

Success in this position will rely on working with cross-functional teams, analyzing data, and building strong partnerships. The candidate should have a learning mindset, attention to detail and quality, and be able to develop communications tailored to executives. Additional characteristics of the ideal candidate include the following:

  • Clear results orientation

  • Intense focus on achieving both short- and long-term goals and pursuing the best possible results

  • Successful track record of thriving in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • High motivation and self-direction with a strong sense of ownership

  • Solid communication competence

  • Clear, concise written and oral communication skills coupled with the ability to drive agreement using information and interpersonal acumen

  • Ability to explain complex concepts in a clear and concise manner that is understood across different levels within an organization

  • Strong judgment, leadership, and integrity

  • Grounded, rational decision-making

  • History of honesty and ethics

  • Strategic and analytic orientation

  • Proven track record of drawing conclusions, making decisions, and using data to solve problems

  • Aptitude for analyzing trends and making effective business decisions

  • Conceptual thinking skills complemented by a strong quantitative bent

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

  • At least 2 years of risk experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Risk Management Certification

  • Agile Certification

  • Process management/improvement experience or certifications such as Business Process Management (BPM) or Lean Six Sigma

  • Quality Assurance or testing experience or certifications

  • Experience with any of the following: control testing, regulatory testing, financial control testing (i.e., SOX)

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

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