Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A

  • 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 Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis team is going through an exciting period of transformation as we seek to align with our regional revenue and expense reporting structures and expand our level of influence from financial planning and analytics to more strategic decision support. We are seeking a stellar Senior Financial Analyst to drive the decision support, planning, analytics and reporting for Visa Inc. Operating Expenses and Headcount. The position will work closely to support activities in the External Reporting, Controllership, Treasury and Investor Relations.


  • Build, maintain and enhance flexible management reporting models in Excel and Access to support various Operating Expense and Headcount related reporting to multiple stakeholders in a matrixed organization.

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with a broad base of key stakeholders (regional and functional finance business partners, controllership team, and business planning team) and serve as a key point of contact for Visa Inc planning and reporting issues related to Operating Expense and Headcount.

  • Lead end-to-end Headcount maintenance process working closely with Workday HR partners to ensure integrity of headcount allocations by the supported market, which serves as a compensation baseline for Visa Inc employees.

  • Support Business Planning & Operations team in the monthly country manager dashboard reporting process, providing accurate metrics for Operating Expense and Headcount.

  • Partner with Treasury to report and plan for Visa Non-Operating income; create deeper analytics and understanding of Non Op Income components/drivers; challenge methodologies and assumptions as needed and strive for forecast accuracy.

  • Take part in leading the coordination, organization and execution of quantitative and qualitative analyses for areas supported. Examples of activities include annual and long range budgeting and forecasting, month-end close, enhanced financial/business reporting, and business planning support (i.e. benchmarking)

  • While financial analysis will clearly be an important element of the role, the emphasis is on applying overall analytical skills and experience to become a highly valued business partner and a face for Corporate FP&A for multiple stakeholders.


Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 3 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or economics. MBA or CPA is a plus.

  • At least 5 years of relevant financial planning and analysis work experience.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy are extremely critical.

  • Strong ability to work with large amounts of data and organize in a logical and efficient manner.

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, Access and Hyperion, and strong skills in Power Point.

  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision and collaborate successfully across all levels of management in a matrix organization.

  • Demonstrated well developed strategic, analytical, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and produce time sensitive deliverables.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in an environment that is fast-paced, rapidly changing and customer service oriented.


Additional Information

Work Hours:

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours


Travel Requirements:

  • This position requires 0% travel


Mental/Physical Requirements:

  • This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds


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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