Internal Auditor - Corporate Functions
Foster City, California
January 31, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Participate on large-scale engagements of company activities under the supervision of the Director, Audit Manager or Senior Auditor - Internal Audit. Assist in the execution of key areas of each audit engagement. Develop and maintain client relationships, assisting in explaining the audit process and scope, keeping management apprised of audit progress and issues, and effectively delivering audit results. Stay abreast of company business strategies and the risk profile of assigned business areas to ensure relevancy of audit approach.


  • Assist in preparation for engagement risk assessment, planning and audit scope development as necessary
  • Develop work program, in consultation with the auditor in-charge, for efficient tests of key controls
  • Execute specific areas of a project, performing audit work using the standard audit methodology to evaluate risk, determine control objectives, and verify extent to which client techniques meet objectives
  • Document test results in work papers ready for review by the auditor in-charge
  • Inform auditor in-charge of project status and results
  • Interacts with management to assess audit findings including control weaknesses with an appropriate degree of professional skepticism. Keep auditor in-charge informed of audit findings, and assist business partners with the development of Management Action Plans to mitigate weaknesses, and evaluate adequacy of management's response. Where appropriate, test corrective action taken
  • Maintain business relationships with appropriate levels of management to ensure that Audit is aware of changes in business activities and objectives, and a necessary Audit response is developed
  • Possess good written and oral communication skills and demonstrate these skills during the audit process to the appropriate level of Visa and Audit management
  • Demonstrate understanding of Visa's and Internal Audit's strategic vision, be a self-starter, and responsible for actions promoting this strategic vision
  • Interact with Audit project team members in working towards Departmental goals
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, management information systems, or related field
  • 3-5 years of internal audit experience, preferably with a large financial institution, or Big 4 assurance experience
  • CIA, CPA, CISA or other relevant professional certification highly desired
  • Demonstrated experience executing audits within a complex operational and regulatory environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Experience evaluating controls associated with complex business processes
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 10-25%
  • Good analytical, organizational and presentation skills

About Visa:

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere . This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

"Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code."

A little about us:
As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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