Associate Financial Analyst

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the world’s leader in digital payments technology, Visa’s mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You’re an Individual. We’re the team for you. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

Visa’s Financial Planning team is going through an exciting period of new growth as we seek to expand our level of influence from financial planning to more strategic decision support. To achieve this objective, we have substantially grown our team in both headcount and skill set. We are seeking an Associate Financial Analyst to drive the decision support, analytics and reporting across the entire team. This position will play an instrumental role in redefining how we measure business performance, rebuilding and automating our reports and analyses, and preparing ad hoc analysis in response to questions from our business partners.


  • Improve Visa’s financial performance by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions
  • Assist with building and maintaining various management reporting models in Hyperion (Smartview) and Access involving executive management, product and direct/indirect P&L reports 
  • Review and understand monthly reporting hierarchy changes in Hyperion and implement changes accordingly 
  • Ensure financial data accuracy, integrity and consistency of information as well as organized documentation of results and data sources used
  • Support production, publication and distribution of monthly reports including updating and sending out variance templates to region counterparts and Finance Business Partners 
  • Assist in performing accurate variance analysis and outlining contributing factors
  • Communication with various partners

Joining the VISA Finance Team as a Financial Analyst you will be considered for one of the following teams within Financial Planning:  Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate Functions, Product, Visa Business Solutions, Technology, Marketing, and many more.

*Placement will be based upon candidate’s technical abilities and interest. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related quantitative field
  • 1 to 2 years of relevant financial analysis work experience preferably in investment banking, consulting, and or corporate FP&A
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, Access and Hyperion, and strong skills in Powerpoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting and analytical/analysis skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams and produce time sensitive deliverables
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are extremely critical
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data and organize in a logical and efficient manner
  • Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams and produce time sensitive deliverables
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • Be eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future

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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