Associate - Governance Risk Specialist, Finance

Melville 2 (22068), United States of America, Melville, New York

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.

Associate - Governance Risk Specialist, Finance

The Corporate Compliance Local Governance team is seeking an Associate to help support the Governance function for Finance Advisors within the company. Finance is responsible for executing the overall financial management of the company, including treasury operations, capital analysis and reporting, balance sheet management, corporate development, tax filing and strategy, line of business and top of house financial planning and management reporting, accounting and external reporting, and investor relations.

We are looking for an individual to drive projects and processes to help our Finance partners provide value to their business clients and enterprise leadership. This role will require a mix of quantitative and qualitative work, with an emphasis on organization and communication skills. This person will ensure an effective and flexible control environment for our Finance Advisors by tracking and reporting metrics, escalating and working through risk issues, and improving existing processes.


  • Coordinates, influences and negotiates with clients - ensures timelines are met and projects move forward; drives investigation and/or problem solving for projects
  • Communicates and reports on Regulatory applicability tracking, NULAW assessment tracking, PRIME issues and events. Analyzes relevant data to help the Finance Advisors understand implications and determine next steps
  • Assists the Finance Advisors with organization of quarterly reporting updates
  • Uses research, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities to address any project impediments
  • Initiates and implements process improvements for the Governance team to better assist Finance Advisors- by leveraging data from reports - in order to reduce Compliance Advisor impacts
  • Creates presentations and puts data together into a meaningful format

Basic qualifications:
  • High school diploma, GED, or military experience
  • At least 1 year of experience in Project Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 2 years of experience Project Management or Business Process Management
  • At least 1 year of experience in Finance
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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

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