Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A Expense

  • 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-Expense team is seeking a stellar Financial Analyst to drive the decision support, planning, analytics and reporting for Visa Inc Operating Expenses. This key position will work closely to support activities for the overall FP&A organization. Will also have exposure to the full Visa Inc P&L and work with External Reporting, Controllership, Treasury and Investor Relations.

Essential Functions

  • Support in annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting, financial reporting, reviews of key financial metrics

  • Work on creation of Visa Inc quarterly Board and Earnings materials

  • Provide analytical support for Visa Inc executive requested ad hoc analysis focused on expenses, sometimes on overall P&L

  • Support in Corporate Expense Annual Targets, Multi-year strategy planning

  • Prepare thoughtful, intelligent views related to financial considerations to potential business decisions

  • Participate in company-wide projects related to headcount and finance system improvements

  • Serve as a data and analytics go-to person supporting Corporate FP&A expense team, including:
    • Leverage available systems, advanced Excel skills and analytical acumen to design, build and maintain various flexible reporting models that enable quality analysis for the team; strive for “push button” reporting to optimize team’s time spent on analysis vs. data retrieval and validation

    • Become a subject matter expert for the key financial reporting systems and business intelligence tools such as Hyperion, TM1 and Tableau

    • Ensure financial data accuracy, integrity and consistency; create and maintain job aid documentation for the end users to ensure continuity

    • Contribute to new reporting development and improve quality and presentation of existing reporting

    • Explore opportunities and make recommendation on the process and reporting improvements


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Finance, Economics, International Business or related field

  • 3 years of professional work experience with Bachelor of Science degree or 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)

  • Superior technical, quantitative and analytical skills. Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent written, oral, and presentational skills and ability to work well under pressure and interact at all levels.

  • Expert level Excel and advanced degree of proficiency with Hyperion/TM1 reporting systems preferred; knowledge of Tableau is a bonus

  • Good organizational, communication, and analytical skills, ability to work independently and be extremely flexible in shifting priorities and juggling multiple tasks

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

  • Some background with continuous improvement (process/methodologies) and driving efficiencies / effectiveness is preferred

  • Ability to work "smarter not harder" and apply creative solutions to complex problems

  • Team player, ability to effectively interact with the other team members and managers effectively

Additional Information

Work Hours:

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours

Travel Requirements:

  • This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 0% of the time.

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 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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