Senior Risk Associate
Richmond, VA US
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Job Description
Job ID: R45936

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

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.

Senior Risk Associate

Job Level: Senior Associate


Capital One is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Senior Risk Associate to join the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Validation team within the Operational Risk Management second line-of-defense. The BCM Validation Team is a dedicated group of professionals focused on developing and executing second line-of-defense oversight responsibilities for Capital One.

The BCM Validation Senior Risk Associate will perform professional validation work that supports the enterprise-wide Business Continuity Management testing program. This program was created to identify emerging risks and assess the quality and completeness of a business area's management of business continuity requirements. This resource will help identify potential risks and assess the quality and completeness of a business area's management of the BCM control program. This position will be expected to conduct control testing, document testing results, prepare work papers to evidence testing methods, and draft final reports for customers to summarize testing results. This associate will be responsible building and maintaining relationships with our business partners while adhering to the highest ethical standards required for independent validation.

Success in this position will rely heavily on working with other team members, being able to identify and execute strategies to build and improve processes, being able to analyze data from a variety of sources and to independently identify risk through undefined processes or ways that are not pre-determined.


  • Perform testing on identified business continuity plans to ensure: compliance with regulations and guidance and adequate monitoring and management of business continuity risk
  • Ensure issues are properly reported to business areas and remediated appropriately to reduce outstanding risk or performance breakdowns
  • Perform and support detailed data analysis to include trending, problem identification, and development/completion of remediation projects
  • Identify emerging risks, process improvements, or areas for increased training through the analysis of testing results
  • Manage work across organizational lines to achieve results and manage competing priorities
  • Support procedure reviews and document updates
  • Develop communications (written and presented) to support findings
  • Assist with compiling metrics
  • Provide effective challenge to the business where appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of audit or risk management experience
  • At least 1 year testing and quality assurance experience
  • At least 1 year of Business Continuity experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Systems or Business Administration
  • At least 2 years of Business Continuity experience
  • Project management experience
  • Certified or working toward a professional certification in audit, risk management or business continuity management
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analysis skills with attention to detail
  • Strong team and partnering skills and flexibility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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