MBA Intern- Sr. Financial Analyst

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Intern

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 Finance internship program is designed to immerse you in the payments industry by placing you in a high-visibility role where you work alongside top Finance professionals to simultaneously grow your skills and Visa’s business. This is accomplished by taking on challenging projects and by being provided the training, guidance and feedback that’s necessary to drive impactful change. In addition to core responsibilities, you will be involved in two exclusive executive speaker series, covering Finance and the broader Visa organization, each of which provides additional exposure and insight into how the Visa operates the world’s largest payments network. At the end of the summer, you will have the opportunity to present one or more projects to Visa’s Finance Leadership Team.

Summer Interns are placed in finance functions based on their experience, interest, and Visa’s organizational needs. Core functions include: FP&A, Treasury, and Strategic Sourcing.

Summer Interns are considered for full-time opportunities based on their internship performance with highly successful interns receiving full-time offers to join Visa’s two-year Finance Development Rotational Program (FDRP). The FDRP consists of four 6-month rotations intended to establish broad foundational knowledge, enhance professional networks, and foster professional growth. Successful FDRP participants will exit the program pursuing Finance Manager roles.

Core Function Overview

Financial Planning & Analysis: FP&A develops conceptually sound, rigorous, and detailed understandings of all of the various elements that impact Visa’s P&L, with the goal of optimizing financial performance and delivering against financial goals. This is supported by core planning & analysis responsibilities, the ongoing drive to uncover new insights and suggest improvements, and by either making or enabling business decisions.

Treasury: Treasury facilitates and optimizes the global movement of funds for all areas of Visa’s business, placing the team at the center of the world’s largest payments network. Core responsibilities include the settlement of Visa transactions (~$60B/day), all aspects of foreign exchange (spanning ~200 countries and ~160 currencies), providing innovative TaaS (Treasury-as-a-Service) offerings, and the management of Visa’s insurance activities, cash, liquidity, and debt. These responsibilities are supported via expertise, operational excellence, innovation, and leading edge products and services.

Strategic Sourcing: Sourcing partners with leaders across the business and establishes third party partnerships that drive efficiencies, cost savings and performance improvements. Third party relationships at Visa range from sponsorship deals in marketing to facilities management to IT network processors. In achieving these goals, Visa leverages best in class strategic sourcing practices and employs cross-functional collaboration with teams such as supplier risk management, legal, FP&A and IT.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Students pursuing a MBA Degree and graduating by June 2022

  • Strong communications skills, specifically, the absence of repeated grammatical or typographical errors, clear and concise written and spoken communications, and communications that demonstrate professional judgment.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. or B.A. in a technical field (Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering, etc.) 
  • 3-5 years of professional experience with progressively increasing responsibility 
  • 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

Work Hours:

Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

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.


This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 0-5% of the time


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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