Financial Analyst, Client Incentive Operations

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

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.”v


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

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

• Prepare 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



Secondary Job Responsibilities

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

• Interact with various teams 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

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

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


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

• 3-5 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 possess advanced Excel skills

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