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R156168 Posted 09/21/2022

Senior Risk Associate

McLean, Virginia | Richmond, Virginia
  • Category Risk Management
  • Experience Sr. Associate
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia

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

Senior Risk Associate

Job Description

The Risk Management Risk Office – Controls Testing Team is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Controls Assessment and Testing specialist with a strong proven audit mind-set when it comes to testing a control. 

The ideal candidate will have good organizational and communication skills, a proven background in evaluation of requirements compared to existing process and control coverage as well as the ability to identify gaps and solutions for gap closure. This role involves understanding requirements, risks, controls, and corrective actions for review and evaluation.  In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to review controls, create and execute test plans with design and operating test steps, and compose a clear and concise grounding for findings. This will be a challenging role in a dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments appropriately. 

On a typical day, the ideal candidate would prepare documentation and communication, evaluate and review risks and requirements, review processes and related controls materials, hold walkthrough meetings with applicable stakeholders, assess the design and operating effectiveness of the control, document a detailed summary of the review performed, conclude on effectiveness, and clearly communicate results.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform assessment of requirements, risks, and controls to existing processes

  • Ability to understand and communicate complex processes and alignment to policy/regulatory requirements

  • Responsible for the execution of the Design and Operating Effectiveness controls testing for Risk Management in alignment with the Enterprise Control Standard and the Process Management and Controls Framework, ensuring unassailable and appropriate evaluation of effectiveness of control activities

  • Assess Design and Operating Effectiveness of Risk Management controls in adherence with enterprise standards and internal Risk Management requirements for control testing

  • Creating and maintaining adequate testing support documentation such as workpapers, rationale, testing reports, etc.

  • Support the result of reviews including the write-up of findings/issues for reporting

  • Identifying internal control weaknesses and recommending remediation to strengthen control environment

  • Establish and maintain good client relations during testing engagements

  • Create and deliver verbal and written communications between business partners 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in audit, or controls testing, or requirements management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with key domains of IT general controls, including data privacy and IT security, including change management, access to programs and data, computer operations, and systems development

  • Experience auditing internal controls

  • Deep understanding of risks and ability to communicate and evaluate the appropriateness of mitigating activities

  • Ability to effectively communicate findings to stakeholders

  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and decision-making skills

  • Energetic & innovative team player

  • Able to develop & maintain strong, credible relationships across the company at various levels

  • Attention to detail, well-organized, can track items to closure

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a number of simultaneous projects and tasks

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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