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R147474 Posted 06/21/2022

Risk Manager- Risk Advisor

McLean, Virginia | Richmond, Virginia | New York, New York
  • Category Risk Management
  • Experience Manager
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia


Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Risk Manager- Risk Advisor

Job Description

The Risk Management Risk Office & Chief of Staff (ROCoS) Team is seeking a highly motivated Risk Manager to apply their analytical and project management skills to support our highest profile Risk Management activities for Commercial Credit Risk & Analytics (CR&A). Commercial CR&A provides credit risk oversight for the Commercial and Wholesale Small Business lending activities. In this role, you will work with a team of Risk Specialists responsible for working across the enterprise to develop and implement cutting edge risk solutions to ensure Capital One’s continued stability and success.

As a Risk Manager, you will partner with Commercial CR&A Executives and their teams to identify risks in an open, collaborative environment where new ideas and solutions are both welcomed and rewarded. You will be responsible for providing advice, guidance, and effective challenge to key business area(s) on potential issues or risks related to their risk management, governance and oversight processes. In addition, you will manage key risk activities and work with business stakeholders on new and changing risk programs.  In this role, you will apply your problem solving, communication, and influencing skills to provide advice as well as lead and/or support initiatives to improve our overall risk management.

Risk Managers at Capital One are well-trained and progressive individuals that operate within a highly collaborative team environment to deliver value-added risk services to our business areas. The candidate will be a highly-motivated Risk Management professional with excellent organization, problem solving, planning, collaboration, and communication skills. This will be a rewarding role in a dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments appropriately. 


  • Supporting, partnering and interacting with Executives, business stakeholders and other risk management professionals across the enterprise;

  • Collaborating effectively with key partner risk organizations (e.g. Audit, Compliance, Legal, Enterprise Risk Management, and Operational Risk Management);

  • Facilitating and leading audits and regulatory exams directed to and/or impacting Risk Management;

  • Engaging directly with Commercial CR&A Accountable Executives and their teams as well as Audit and external regulators through routine engagements;

  • Monitoring issue management, tracking, and closure;

  • Facilitating and leading risk assessments and related activities (Critical Business Process Identification, Process Level Assessments, Risk and Control Self-Assessments, etc), which includes challenge and influence over critical outcomes;

  • Leveraging industry benchmarking and best practices to provide thought leadership and guidance to Executives and their teams on sound risk management practices;

  • Analyzing information to proactively identify risks, trends, and process improvements while reporting Risk Management with control inventory management,  testing needs, and data quality governance on controls and documentation in PRIME/Fuse;

  • Escalating and reporting critical issues and risks to ROCoS and RM Leadership; 

  • Managing and overseeing special projects and engagements in collaboration with ROCoS Leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 3 years of Financial Services Risk Management Experience

  • At least 2 years of Process or Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of Project Management experience leading cross functional projects and programs

  • At least 5 years of experience supporting, partnering and interacting with internal business clients

  • At least 7 years of Financial Services risk management experience

  • Ability to set direction, manage expectations and lead cross-functional teams to deliver

  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal

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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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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