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R189831 Posted 06/17/2024

Senior Associate, Accounting Systems

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


West Creek 3 (12073), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Senior Associate, Accounting Systems

Does the idea of working with and leading professional, highly trained accountants, product, technology and other professionals inspire you? Are you an accounting professional with a demonstrated ability to work well in teams, develop new ideas, and take ownership of your projects?  Are you energized by putting your accounting system knowledge to work?  Would you like to work in a collaborative environment where your contributions are recognized and rewarded, all while having a work-life balance? If so, opportunities for professional and personal fulfillment in a dynamic, progressive organization await you at Capital One!

We are seeking a highly motivated professional to join the team. You will execute and focus on Accounting Systems processes in support of our strategy and vision.  Your responsibilities will be linked to the day to day functioning, as well as planning, coordination and implementation of changes across our Accounting Systems. You will execute on driving efficiencies and shaping strategy and vision within the Controllers value stream with a focus on our production health and support.  You will understand the financial system value stream and partner cross-functionally with customers and gather and document requirements related to processes and system configuration changes. The accuracy of these systems is essential to reporting correct financial information to our executives, regulators, and investors. Throughout this role, you will have the ability to understand our current and future systems along with upstream and downstream processes that will impact these systems.  

The Accounting Systems team manages controls, analysis and system changes/development for our general ledger, accounts payable, travel & expense, reconciliation, consolidations, and certification systems for the entire Controllers organization. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analysis process breakdowns and provide recommendations for improvements

  • Understand financial system value stream

  • Administer system configuration changes

  • Participate in review meetings to ensure adherence to best practices and standards  

  • Recommend changes or modifications to the existing processes and standards

  • Maintain up-to-date understanding of processes that impact Accounting Systems . This includes activities, risks and issues, assumptions and dependencies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree or military experience  

  • At least 1 year of experience in accounting, finance, audit, or a combination

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting, finance, audit, or a combination

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification

  • At least 3years of experience with Financial Systems

  • At least 3 years of experience with automated reconciliation systems

  • At least 1 year of experience with QuickSight, Tableau, or a combination

  • At least 1 year of experience with SQL

  • At least 3 years of experience with Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, or a combination

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

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This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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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