Senior Financial Analyst, Client Incentives
Location:
Foster City , California
Posted:
August 26, 2017
Reference:
112594388
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.

Job Description
Primary Job Responsibilities
 •Analyze newly executed incentive contract terms to assess Visa's contractual obligations and determine
appropriate accounting treatment

• Review proforma and Accounting Treatment form to ensure accuracy of contract interpretation and application of Visa's accounting policy respectively

• Prepare monthly estimated amortization and payment schedules per contract terms and Visa's Accounting Policy

• Create excel models to determine contractual commitments per the terms of the contract, ensuring that all key obligations have been accurately addressed

• Review on-going contract performance and update future performance/amortization schedules, as needed

• Review contractual payments per terms of acceptance contracts. Liaison with Sales, Legal and clients to determine the fulfillment of contractual obligations. Assist in the resolution of related issues and discrepancies

• Analyze and explain the variances between forecasted and actual contractual commitments and prepare the necessary adjustments

• Provide timely reporting to External Reporting and Accounting Operations

Secondary Job Responsibilities

• Analyze the impact to incentive contracts as a result of newly released accounting standards; specifically, revenue recognition

• Interact with various levels of management across the organization as well as with external clients. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are required as cross-functional projects occur on a regular basis
• Prepare and consolidate monthly and quarterly variance analysis based on GL account fluctuations

• Serve as a liaison with internal and external auditors

• Continue to improve and strengthen relationships with external/internal customers

• Provide ad-hoc analytical support to numerous internal and external parties

• Gather and report performance metrics for the month

Qualifications
•B.S. /B.A. degree in accounting or finance is preferred

• 5-7 years of relevant working experience

• CPA preferred but not required

• Audit or statistical reporting experience desirable

• Extremely detail oriented, conscientious, thorough and accurate

• Candidate must be self-motivated, ability to function well independently as well as in a team, and comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

• Candidate will interact with various levels of management across the organization as well as with external clients. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are required as cross-functional projects occur on a
regular basis

• Strong business analysis skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, diplomacy, and a very upbeat customer-service attitude are essential

• Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Access and possess advanced Excel skills

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

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

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.