Associate Analyst (Undergraduate - New College Grad), Visa Consulting and Analytics

  • Multi, City, United States
  • 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

The VCA team assists Visa’s clients in solving their strategic questions around growing their businesses. This team drives tangible and impactful financial results for Visa clients by identifying opportunities and using industry expertise and Visa's data and technology capabilities to develop and change client strategies.

This Associate Analyst will help support the team on strategic consulting engagements. The ideal candidate is a highly analytical individual with 1-2 years of experience.

What will I work on in VCA? We have unique and exciting opportunities for you here as we grow our North America VCA practice.

Possible Locations: Foster City (bay area), Ashburn, VA, and New York

Typical projects for VCA include:

  • How does an issuer expand or increase market share in credit or commercial products?
  • How should a credit card issuer use emerging technology to acquire the best customers?
  • How does an issuer expand their credit card portfolio while mitigating credit risk?
  • How does an issuer optimize their product offerings?


Responsibilities:

  • Play an integral role on a team of experienced professionals in delivering strategic consulting services to key Visa clients
  • Complete consulting engagements with other team members, including participating in interviews, analyzing confidential client data, and summarizing key findings
  • Conduct industry research and identify internal and external data resources to create custom analytics
  • Complete detailed analysis on client data and identify preliminary trends and themes in the data
  • Develop client-specific presentations which address executive's needs and deliver presentations to clients and internal Visa partners

Qualifications

What is VCA looking for in an Associate Analyst? We are looking for bright and enthusiastic people to bring innovative ideas to our consulting practices:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Graduating with a Bachelor's Degree as of December 2020 thru August 2021
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment for this position. Visa will not sponsor applicants for work visas in connection with this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 months to 2 or more years of work experience
  • Excellent communication, story-telling and presentation skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills, with the ability to process and summarize large amounts of data into key strategic insights
  • Knowledge of finance and general ledger accounting
  • Strong team player with a willingness to collaborate across levels and functional experts - Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • A background in payments, financial institutions or consumer lending a plus
  • An affinity for payments technology and its future

Additional Information

Work Authorization: Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment for this position. Visa will not sponsor applicants for work visas in connection with this position.

Possible Locations: Foster City (bay area), Ashburn, VA, and New York

Work Hours: Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

Travel: Incumbent must be able to travel at least 25% of the time

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.

EEOC: Visa is an EEO Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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