Finance Director – Innovation & Strategic Partnerships FP&A
- San Francisco, CA
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.
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This is a unique opportunity and calls for an ambitious, hard-working and highly analytical Finance professional to support Visa’s Innovation & Strategic Partnerships (I&SP) business unit.
The Finance Director role supports in-depth business case development, strategic partnership deal analysis, business planning, budgeting and forecast management while partnering with cross-functional teams and Finance counterparts. While financial analysis is an important component of the job, the emphasis is on applying overall analytical skills and experience to become a highly valued business partner to the I&SP team. This individual will also have exposure to Finance senior leadership and access to Visa’s broader Corporate Finance team.The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, highly collaborative team player possessing a positive attitude and strong work ethic. This position will be based in Visa’s San Francisco office.
Act as finance business partner to the I&SP team, cultivate effective relationships in order to drive financial thought leadership and successfully manage the financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and month-end reporting processes
Drive high-quality, timely analysis, including developing analytical models that contribute to sound decision making and positive outcomes for internal and external business opportunities
Work with limited direction, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations to senior management, while supporting syndication with stakeholders across the organization
Create detailed business cases for potential partnership deals and business development opportunities
Prepare financial models and Executive presentations for internal funding and deal approval processes
Lead quantitative analysis resulting in insights and driver-based metrics that outline key performance indicators
Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on financial performance and drivers of forecasts/results/deal performance
Identify and implement changes that improve efficiency and effectiveness of operational decision making
Acquire and maintain a deep understanding of the strategies, priorities and issues in the emerging payment space
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 from a top-tier school or equivalent credentials strongly preferred
Fast-learner with excellent business acumen and commercial intuition required
Seasoned professional with a minimum of 7-10 years of relevant financial analysis work experience
Ability to cultivate effective relationships and communicate effectively cross-functionally and with all levels of management
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility as a "peer" with business and finance counterparts
Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills; ability to resolve tough business problems with well-structured analyses
Expert skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. Additional experience with a complex financial system (e.g., Oracle) is beneficial but not required
Proven expertise in financial modeling techniques and managing large data sets
Must be hands-on and 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
Payments industry experience and/or management consulting background a plus
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.