Finance MBA Intern - Sourcing

  • Foster City, 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

Finance partners with teams across Visa to provide accurate, reliable and timely support for business transactions and decisions. The Visa Finance team is committed to leading by example while encouraging growth and fiscal integrity.

We strive to provide excellent service, which to us means having:

  • Consistent policies, processes and systems
  • Timely, effective and cost efficient execution
  •  A highly responsive customer-service mentality

This is a unique opportunity and calls for an ambitious, hard-working, highly analytical Finance professional. The payoff is that the Summer Intern will have direct access and exposure to senior management and will participate in the analysis, execution, and presentation of key project or financial results and recommendations for Visa Leadership.

As a Finance Intern you will have the chance to:

  • Participate in Executive Speaker Series’ led by Senior Leadership
  • Deliver an end of summer presentation to the Executive Finance Team
  • Attend fun social events with fellow interns
     

Essential Functions:

Support Visa through the cost-effective procurement of goods and services, while minimizing contractual risk.

  • Provide insight into business drivers and performance
    • Storyboard and execute analytical outlook and communication materials for leadership; Identify and communicate main implications from analysis
    • Prepare financial review packages including variance, scenario, and sensitivity analysis 
  • Lead project, execute and develop a set of recommendations for a key business “pain point”  
    • Meet and engage business stakeholders to refine project scope and approach  
    • Identify focus areas, perform analysis and execute project   
    • Develop overall project presentation, recommendations & next steps 
  • Collaborate and build partnerships across Finance and Business unit teams  
    • Partner with cross functional stakeholders to look at business drivers, options for decision making and to make recommendations  
    • Jointly develop in-depth business cases for investments  
    • Understand stakeholder needs to identify opportunities to introduce new tools and improve analysis used for decision making

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. or B.A. in technical field (Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering, etc.) with 3-5 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility 
  • Pursuing an MBA from leading business school 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Fortune 1000 technology, financial services or manufacturing firm preferred 
  • Highly articulate and influential written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to apply relevant financial theory and analysis for valuing alternatives 
  • Strong business acumen for linking operational and results 
  • Collaboration and leadership skills for the development, coordination, implementation and satisfactory completion of a deliverable 
  • Highly proficient with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint 
  • Comfortable with rapidly changing environment and reprioritization of tasks

Additional Information

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, and reach with hands and arms.

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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