Sr. Director, Financial Management - Shared Tech Finance Lead

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Posted: August 19, 2016
  • Reference ID: R9116
West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Sr. Director, Financial Management - Shared Tech Finance Lead

We are seeking a strategically minded analyst who can drive a complex, far-reaching agenda with a diverse set of business and Finance stakeholders to lead the Shared Tech Finance team.

Shared Tech is the home of multiple enterprise or horizontal technology functions including, but not limited to, Shared Infrastructure (e.g. data centers, cloud), Network, Workforce Technology and Data.  This team operates at the epicenter of numerous critical corporate initiatives including our migration to the cloud and adoption of big / fast data.  We are also in midst of a multi-year cost transformation journey that is changing the game in terms of the transparency and impact that the Lines of Business will increasingly have over our horizontal Tech cost pools.

The Senior Director will lead a team of ~12 analysts across Richmond and McLean, manage executive client interactions with Tech and Finance partners, and provide leadership and leverage through the following activities:

* Robust financial planning and budgeting

* Strategic thinking and thought leadership on critical business initiatives

* Transparent cost allocations for Line of Business partners

* Continuous process improvement


- Applies integrative thinking skills to current challenges and opportunities facing Capital One and the broader financial services industry

- Drives multiple projects by providing thought leadership and working closely with highly specialized subject matter experts across lines of business

- Manages, coaches, and develops direct reports

- Communicates analytic insights through clear, high impact, “executive-ready” presentations

- Develops analytic frameworks to solve critical questions and guide strategic decision making

- Leverages sound business judgment and logic to evaluate analytical results and formulate recommendations which include supporting rationale

- Builds relationships across the organization by partnering with peers and senior leaders throughout the company

The ideal candidate will have:

- Proven experience working with senior leadership to influence results

- Strong communication abilities

- Demonstrated team-building skills

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, project-driven, results-focused environment while handling multiple assignments simultaneously

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or other quantitative discipline, or military experience

- At least 7 years’ experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

- At least 4 years’ experience managing a Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) function

- At least 3 years’ of people management experience

- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Finance

- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) license or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license

- 8+ years’ experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

- 5+ years’ experience managing a Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) function

- 4+ years’ of people management experience including both direct & indirect reports

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


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