Financial Analyst--Payables

  • Company: Visa
  • Posted: April 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 112316176
Company Description
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that
connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more
than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency
instead of cash and checks.

Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and
fees for consumers. Visa's innovations enable its bank customers to offer
consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with
credit products. From the world's major cities to remote areas without banks,
people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile
technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds
and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and
helps grow economies.
Behind the Visa brand are our talented employees who
continuously raise the bar with innovative solutions and products that deliver
the convenience and security of digital currency to more people all over the world.

Job Description
Position Summary
The candidate will be a primary contributor to the Accounts Payable process in the Shared Service
Center. The primary role of this position will be to support the Accounts Payable process and will interact with all levels of the Company. The role includes processing invoices, payments, and employee expense reports within defined time periods and in accordance with Visa policies. The candidate requires significant knowledge of how to prepare and analyze payables data to identify processing issues and to recommend and implement process improvements.
  • Responsible for processing all payments of invoices and expense reports; ensure they are
    in compliance with established key controls
  • Collaborate with Treasury and Banking partners to monitor
    cash flow requirements and ensure all payments are properly issued and rejected
    payments are addressed timely
  • Partner with IT on system enhancements and for payment issue
  • Develop and analyze key metrics to identify issues or delays in the payables
    process, including hold resolution, aging analysis, and spend data

  • Monitor outstanding cash in transit report and manage escheatment process

  • Work with vendors and internal clients to implement process improvements

  • Provide oversight and guidance on payments issued using Visa's Payment Plus
    platform, including supplier creation, system monitoring, and monthly
    account reconciliations

  • Maintain close collaboration with internal stakeholders; Invoice processing team, Order
    Specialist and Corporate Accounting roles to ensure complex payables
    issues are identified and address with internal business partners,
    including establishing certain protocol for when/how to raise issues.

  • Train internal and external customers on policy and procedures

  • Assist with internal audit, walk-through, and SOX documentation

  • Key stakeholder in key projects, including enhancement of Finance systems,
    payment automation process and Telecom project

  • Thorough understanding of invoicing processing; external invoices and internal


  • Minimum 6 years of accounts payable accounting experience in a professional services firm environment with some experience in expense accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounts payable payment processing experience (Global processing preferred)
  • Strong financial analysis skills required; demonstrates a conceptual understanding of accounting and finance principals and the ability to apply them
  • Minimum of 3 years of Cash management experience (preferred but not required)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong commitment to customer service
  • Prior participation in projects and process improvements
  • Proficient in Excel; working knowledge in Power Point
  • Experience with Oracle Accounts Payable and iExpense
  • Independent and self-motivated - ability to work with little or no direct supervision
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to support team environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance (or equivalene experience)


Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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