Internal Audit Analytics Senior Manager

  • 900 Metro Center Blvd., Foster City, CA
  • 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 mission of Visa’s Internal Audit team is to enhance and protect Visa’s organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight on the state of Visa’s risk and control environment. The IA Analytics Senior Manager will work with audit teams to identify opportunities for use of data analytics throughout the audit lifecycle. S/he will then develop and deploy appropriate analytics solutions using Microsoft SQL Server products (SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS), Power BI, Tableau and other technologies (such as Robotic Process Automation tools) that fulfil the identified opportunities and meet the program’s strategic objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead the planning, development, and project execution on complex analytics implementations.
  • Lead the execution of the specific technical areas of a project, supervising other team members and providing coaching where requested.
  • Manage the internal goals and metrics of the IA analytics program and provide reports on their progress to senior leaders. 
  • Maintain business relationships with appropriate levels of management to ensure that the analytics team is aware of changes in business activities and objectives, and these are used as inputs in the development of analytics solutions.
  • Promote new ideas and new ways of executing projects and internal infrastructure enhancements.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Visa’s and Internal Audit’s strategic vision, be a self-starter, and promote project ownership and responsibility for actions. Interact with Audit project team members in working towards Departmental goals.
  • Use a ‘Data Tracing Matrix’ or other mechanisms to identify data sources used in audit procedures
  • Review ‘Risk and Control’ matrices, data and process flow diagrams and audit test procedures to identify opportunities to use data analytics that help to expand risk coverage, increase efficiency and provide increased assurance
  • Assist IA Director/Sr. Director in planning, development and execution of Microsoft SQL server, SSIS, SSRS, Power BI and Tableau based data analysis procedures to create sustainable and repeatable data analytics solutions.
  • Monitor the ‘refresh’ activities of the data warehouse including periodic data refresh, troubleshooting errors, fixing bugs and implementing enhancements.
  • Apply professional skepticism when assessing data sources and validate completeness and accuracy of data received.
  • Assist in the documentation of functional, technical and source data requirements.
  • Act as project leader for the IA data analytics program. Regularly inform manager, audit team and senior management of project status, issues, risks and results.
  • Provide support on the existing data analytics environment.
  • Demonstrate strong time and project management skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the data analysis process and experience with the application of data analytics in the assessment of IT and business processes.
  • Stay abreast of company business strategies, Payment industry technology advances and the risk profile of assigned business areas to ensure relevancy of analytics approach.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 8 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 6 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 2 years of work experience with a PhD degree.
  • 8+ years of Internal Audit experience, preferably with a large financial institution or Big 4 assurance experience.
  • 3 or more years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server family of products (SSMS, SSIS, SSRS) with extensive development experience using the MS T-SQL Query Language
  • 2 or more years of experience with Tableau or a similar visual analysis technology
  • 1 or more years of experience in design and application of advanced data analytic techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in computer science, management information systems or in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math).
  • 8-12 years of Internal Audit experience with 2-3 years of IA Analytics experience.
  • 3 or more years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server family of products (SSMS, SSIS, SSRS) with extensive development experience using the MS T-SQL Query Language
  • 2 or more years of experience with Power BI, Tableau or a similar visual analysis technology
  • MCSA and MCSE certification in SQL Server desirable
  • Tableau Desktop Certification desirable
  • Oracle database and PL/SQL development experience desirable
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Work experience in a large financial institution or a matrix organization.

Additional Information

Work Hours:

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours as well as reasonable off-hour work.

Travel Requirements:

  • This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 10 - 25% 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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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