Vice President, Investor Relations

  • San Francisco, 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

The Vice President, Investor Relations will report to the SVP, Investor Relations and work closely with the C-Suite in a recognized “best in class” investor relations function. As a world class communicator, both verbally and written, the VP, Investor Relations partners with the SVP, Investor Relations in proactively framing Visa’s story, successes, and opportunities for the global investment community. Equally important, this role will influence the agenda of the company by leveraging one’s deep understanding of finance, outstanding business acumen, and understanding of Visa’s business strategy.

The following are key responsibilities for the role:

  • Developing a proactive investor relations strategy and narrative, in coordination with the C-Suite, ensuring that the company’s business strategy and progress is understood by the analyst and investor community.
  • Contribute in the production of effective earnings conference calls, management speeches and compelling investor presentations.
  • Maintain strong company and sector expertise. Stay current on all company business activities, including financial and other material to be responsive to investors and media, and to communicate effectively with management.
  • Assist with presentations for investor, corporate communications and marketing initiatives, customer events and investor conferences, road shows and other activities.
  • Maintain current investor presentations to ensure they are informative and accurate, and relevant to the current environment.
  • Support expanded awareness and education on Visa’s businesses.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required. MBA or other advanced graduate degree strongly preferred
  • 10+ years of experience of in-house corporate investor relations, finance, competitive intelligence, strategy, or similar positions for a publicly traded company or investment banking or equity research
  • Have deep experience leading a nationally recognized investor relations functions in a company of significant scale.
  • Be an outstanding and persuasive communicator.
  • Have a collaborative style and be viewed as someone who is viewed as a strong business partner that is both efficient and adds value.
  • Operate with an “enterprise view” – thinks and operates holistically and inclusively with all aspects of the business in mind.
  • Continuously strive to improve the Investor Relations function; ensure best in class practices are in place.
  • Build good internal networks; engage others across the company by demonstrating initiative and approaching challenges and colleagues with a collaborative mindset.
  • Build strong relationships internally and externally with numerous constituencies including senior executives, analysts, and investors.
  • Solicit and accept feedback, criticism, and alternative points of view.
  • Proactively learn the business and become involved – dive in and help.
  • Demonstrate creativity and the ability to work across the broader IR/Communications

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

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