Principal Risk Specialist - Audits and Exams

  • Company: Capital One
  • Posted: February 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: R19127
Plano 6 (31066), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Principal Risk Specialist - Audits and Exams

Do you like working in the spotlight? Can you build relationships as well as develop and implement innovative solutions? In this role, Principal Risk Specialists are responsible for working with business partners to identify and mitigate potential risks to Capital One, while also partnering with internal auditors and regulators to ensure that audits and exams are completed timely with minimal impacts to the business partners.

Principal Risk Specialists at Capital One are highly motivated Risk Management professionals with excellent organizational and communication skills. They have a high level of exposure to upper levels of management and have the opportunity to create and implement innovative solutions to gaps or risks identified.

-Manage audits and exams of various complexity levels.

-Document audit and exam process while adhering to Enterprise Standards.

-Collaborate with business leaders and interact with auditors and examiners.

-Drive execution of audit and exam efforts by leveraging horizontal support functions and business partners.

-Identify, initiate, and execute process improvements.

-Lead other associates, when necessary, and ensure best practices are executed by the team.

-Effectively set expectations of the audit process while preparing business partners for upcoming reviews.


- Bachelor’s Degree or military experience
- At least 2 years of Financial Services Experience 

- Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

- At least 3 years of Financial Services experience

- At least 3 years of Financial Services experience executing audits including 1 year of acting as Auditor In Charge (AIC)

- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification 

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

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