Senior Financial Analyst, Business Analysis

  • Company: Visa
  • Posted: April 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 112782777
Company Description
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."

Job Description
This is a unique opportunity and calls for a highly analytical Finance professional to join a small team supporting Visa's President for all analytical needs. This Senior Financial Analyst role will have exposure to Finance senior leadership, access to Visa's broader Corporate Finance team and participate in the analysis, preparation and presentation of key business drivers to be used by executive management. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, highly collaborative team player possessing a positive attitude. This position will be based in Visa's San Francisco office.
Responsibilities include:
  • Conduct quantitative analysis to understand contributing factors to Visa'sunderlying business performance
  • Build attribution and driver based models to provide insight into business drivers and financial results
  • Ensure data integrity and consistency of information as well as organized documentation of results and data sources used
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting requirements in accordance with deadlines
  • Prepare executive level presentations and comprehensive business trend materials used for communication to Visa's Executive Committee and / or Board of Directors
  • Understand the performance reporting conducted across the company so subject matter experts can leveraged effectively
  • Partner with geographic counterparts and global teams to ensure alignment on financial performance and drivers of forecasts/results
  • Coordinate and manage analytical requests with other global and regional functions
  • Assist with ad-hoc analyses and special projects as required

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, engineering, accounting, mathematics, economics, statistics or related quantitative field. MBA is a plus
  • At least 5 years of relevant financial analysis work experience in FP&A, corporate finance, investment banking or management consulting
  • Strong business acumen and commercial intuition required. Understanding of Visa's business is preferred but not necessary
  • Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills; ability to resolve tough business problems with well-structured analyses
  • Ability to cultivate effective relationships and communicate effectively cross-functionally and with all levels of management
  • Expert skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven expertise in modeling techniques and managing large data sets
  • Must be detail oriented to ensure accuracy and quality of output
  • Strong bias for action and ability to proactively identify and resolve issues
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse team and produce time sensitive deliverables

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

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