Principal Accounting Associate - FS Agile POD

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Posted: February 06, 2017
  • Reference ID: R18926
West Creek 3 (12073), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Principal Accounting Associate - FS Agile POD

Are you a forward thinking analytical genius who thrives on being a key contributor in a high energy financial services organization? Do you want to work in a business-casual, collaborative environment where your contributions are recognized, successes are elevated and effort is rewarded? Our accountants are masters of accounting principles with a flawless understanding of the full end to end accounting process. You will be surrounded by intellectually curious accounting professionals every day, all with the end goal of creating a seamless, well managed client experience. As the demand for skilled accountants is at an all time high – Capital One can provide an environment where you can excel in your career while still maintaining a work life balance that others will desire. 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.

You'll have an opportunity to join our Global Finance Financial Services Agile team, which is a cross-functional team responsible for the delivery on corporate initiatives within Capital One’s Financial Services (Home Loans and Auto) lines of business. You will be a key partner with various Global Finance stakeholders to understand their requirements and determine how to deliver on those requirements under the Agile methodology.


  • Serve as the main Financial Services Accounting point of contact and own various of projects in pipeline from the planning phase through delivery and stabilization for Financial Services Accounting 
  • Lead and assist in the development, testing and implementation of project requirements
  • Review teams progress and issues during projects with providing guidance and support to ensure timely delivery
  • Collaborate with several teams across the organization on various corporate initiatives
  • Facilitate the consistent use of the Agile methodology for delivering projects
  • Present results, findings, risks and recommendations to Pod leadership and Global Finance stakeholder
  • Contribute to Process Improvement through project development and knowledge sharing

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree or military experience

- At least 3 years of experience in Accounting, or at least 3 years of experience in Audit or at least 3 years of experience in Finance

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

- CPA certification

- 2+ years of Project Management experience

- 5+ years of experience in Supervising a team of individuals in an accounting department or similar audit experience

- 5+ years of experience in Accounting

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


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