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Compliance Tester, Principal Associate – Privacy

Location Richmond, Virginia; McLean, Virginia
Job ID R99455 Updated date 10/02/2020
West Creek 3 (12073), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Compliance Tester, Principal Associate – Privacy

The Compliance Tester, Principal Associate, performs a key second line of defense role, to help ensure corporate initiatives and departmental processes comply with applicable Privacy laws and regulations. The Compliance Tester III will be responsible for executing complex risk-based compliance transaction testing for the purpose of independently validating business line adherence to applicable consumer laws and regulations including, but not limited to: CCPA, CANSPAM, FCRA, FACTA, TCPA, GLBA and Regulation P requirements. 


  • Demonstrate an understanding of business processes and related regulatory and compliance standards

  • Develop and execute test plans, continually validating and improving existing test design while also identifying new opportunities to execute testing in high risk areas

  • Obtain and analyze test data, supporting and initiating efforts to improve data sourcing partner

  • Identify regulatory issues, evaluate their risk implications, and draw the appropriate conclusions to best communicate results with the lines of business

  • Manage to testing schedules to ensure all test results are completed within established timeframes and documented within systems of record

  • Support and initiate efforts to improve data sourcing and partner with business and IT areas to develop improved data sources

  • Review tests executed by peers for accuracy and adherence to test procedures

  • Submit test results and systematically retaining documents that substantiate test results

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Compliance Advisors and Business Areas

  • Support Compliance audit and exams as needed

  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving and conceptual skills

  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exercise professional skepticism and judgment

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification

  • At least 2 years of experience in audit, compliance, quality assurance, or testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Military Experience

  • At least 1 year with Google G-Suite

  • At least 3 years of financial services consumer compliance monitoring, auditing, or compliance testing experience

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) accreditation

  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) accreditation

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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