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Sr. Risk Associate

BlueTarp Financial

BlueTarp Financial

McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024


Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia Sr. Risk Associate

Capital One, a Fortune 500 company and one of the nation’s top 10 banks, offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Our goal is to create one of the nation’s great banks, and we have the necessary ingredients: a strong balance sheet, resilient businesses, a massive customer franchise, strong analytical capabilities, and great people. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared Values, come together to make Capital One a great company – and a great place to work.

We are looking for a Senior Risk Associate to join our Retail Small Business Risk team which supports businesses to operate, innovate, and deliver on their strategy and objectives, and deliver for our customers in a well managed way. Risk advisors work through unstructured problems and manage change while demonstrating superior problem-solving skills and strong judgment.

If you have the passion to Protect our Customers and Protect our Bank, we need you!

As a Risk Advisor, you:

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with product owners, process managers, compliance advisors, legal counsel, auditors, and other risk associates

  • Manage multiple tasks both independently and through collaboration with the team to meet deadlines

  • Drive collaboration between the Risk, Compliance, Legal, and other business support functions

  • Work across the division to execute the first line risk assessments, and assist with establishing risk mitigation plans

  • Deliver on our well-managed agenda by facilitating various risk assessments, and consulting on effective challenge

  • Review, analyze, assess risk, document effective controls to cover gaps enhancing the control suite effectiveness (CSE)

  • Manage Events & Issues, taking and grounding ambiguous and complex issues, distilling them down to easily understood situation/complication/result, and advising the business through containment, recovery, and remediation

  • Other risk efforts, including but not limited to: Audit & Exams support, Control Testing, Executive Reporting, RMAP coverage, PSP management and renewal & certification, hosting Office Hours with Legal and Compliance, and support the Business on everyday Risk Management areas


  • Facilitate various Risk Assessments engaging with the line of business and vertical Risk Advisory, as well as Compliance and Operational Risk Management

  • Actively participates in team oriented efforts

  • Managing multiple tasks independently to meet deadlines

  • Coordinates work between multiple areas and works on multiple projects simultaneously; leveraging and influencing business partners to drive results

  • Completing risk event management and recovery process documentation while adhering to Enterprise Risk Managements Risk Event Management Standards

  • Initiating and executing process improvements and leveraging other team members when appropriate

  • Leverage strong written and verbal communication skills to present complex risk topics to business and functional stakeholders

  • Prepare monthly risk reporting metrics

Successful Risk Advisors in our culture are:

  • Passionate about continuously learning, with strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Innovative, adaptive, inclusive, collaborative and self-motivated team player

  • Consulting the business and other risk partners on day to day needs

  • Creative, outside-the-box thinkers who have a customer-backed problem-solving approach to driving results

  • Able to assist on multiple work streams and tasks simultaneously

  • Able to work independently and recognize when to engage supervisors for support

  • Able to blend strategic and tactical thinking and creative and analytical reasoning

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 1 year of experience in project or process management

  • At least 1 year of experience in Risk Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

  • 2+ years of experience in Project or Process Management

  • 2+ years of experience in Risk Management

  • 2+ years of experience in presentations

  • Business Process Management (BPM) Certification

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

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

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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For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com

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