Director, Anti-Bribery and Compliance Project Management, Foster City

  • 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.

Job Description

Compliance Department at Visa is looking for a Director who wants to be part of a team who architects effective financial controls to prevent bribery risks in the payment card industry.  Your contribution will help uphold the strong ethics Visa is so famously known for and helps business stakeholders to efficiently achieve their business goals with integrity. This takes an individual who is talented, innovative, committed, strategic and detail-oriented at the same time.  If you have a Finance or Accounting background and superior project management skills combined with IT experience, you are who we are looking for.  Combined experience in Finance Operations, Auditing, Corporate IT and Compliance is highly desirable.     


  • Provide technical and operational leadership on Anti-Bribery (AB) controls to business stakeholders and Regional Compliance Team

  • Gather, consolidate and review records of gift, travel and entertainment expenditures and develop meaning metrics to Chief Compliance Officer, Board Reports and Regional Compliance Team

  • Assist Monitoring and Testing Director to design and/or perform testing of the Anti-Bribery Monitoring Program

  • For issues identified in testing, follow up and execute remediation process

  • Oversee onboarding due diligence with Supplier Risk Management Program stakeholders for third-party intermediary engagements

  • Provide guidance to Business owners on third-party engagements to ensure consistent application of the Intermediary classification

  • Maintain Intermediary register and execute ongoing due diligence on intermediaries (i.e. refreshing background search reports and ensuring timely collection of periodic certifications by suppliers that they have complied with Anti-Bribery laws)  

  • Maintain and update state-owned client listing by researching external databases and reconciling any variances between the relevant CRM system

  • Maintain, validate, and update key reference AB documents for the program on AB webpage on Insite

  • Provide support to AB Program administration and Compliance projects as needed


  • Professional qualified with 10-12 years of relevant operational, functional or project management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Management Information System or related field

  • At least two years of big 4 Accounting, Auditing or Consulting experience

  • 4-6 years of either Compliance, Risk, Audit or IT experience with large financial institutions or public companies

  • One of the these certifications is required - CPA, CIA, PMP, or CISA

  • Experienced in managing assignments of diverse scope and complexity that require significant initiative and judgment

  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills with ability to synthesize information and make clear, concise recommendations on course of action

  • Self-motivated team player who is solution-driven and can work independently with minimal supervision

  • Significant experience in implementing Policies / Programs associated with complex business and IT systems processes

  • Must be detailed oriented and able to maintain strategic, big-picture vision

  • Possess strong planning, organizational and problem solving skills; able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to demonstrate understanding of FCPA and the UK Bribery Act

Additional Information

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.


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