Senior Financial Analyst - Corporate Analysis

  • San Francisco, 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 Strategic Corporate Analysis team is looking for a highly analytical Cross-border Senior Financial Analyst with a strong analytical background. Our team directly supports Visa’s President, CFO, CEO and other senior leaders throughout the company with financial and business analysis.

This is a unique opportunity and calls for an ambitious and hard-working professional who will help establish a new corporate function within finance, focused on cross-border transactions.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical and analytical skills and be a highly collaborative team player. This position will be based in Visa’s San Francisco office.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze the trends emerging within our cross-border business by country, merchant category, product type, etc. and evaluate the factors driving their evolution
  • Distinguish one-off and sustainable effects to support cross-border forecasting
  • Help identify business levers to support cross-border transaction growth
  • Answer ad-hoc requests from business lines and the executive team on cross-border
  • Establish and share best practices among cross-border analyses at the regional level
  • Build strong knowledge of Visa's business through constant communication with partners


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, engineering, accounting, mathematics, economics, statistics or related quantitative field.
  • 3-5 years of relevant financial analysis work experience including forecasting and budgeting preferred.
  • Outstanding analytical skills; able to resolve business problems with well-structured analyses
  • Competency to contribute to lively discussion with ability to quickly test findings and assertions against a financial body of knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse team and produce time sensitive deliverables
  • Expert skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrates well-developed strategic, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Collaborates easily and successfully with all levels of management in a matrix organization structure.
  • Operates with minimal supervision and is able to make informed, well-reasoned decisions independently.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize in an environment that is fast-paced, rapidly changing, and customer service-oriented.
  • Intellectually curious with a particular interest in the rapidly evolving payment industry landscape.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills and strong attention to detail; able to perform financial modeling and analysis with rigor and accuracy to quantify impact of investments and explain viability of new business models
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse team and produce time sensitive deliverables
  • Enthusiastic work ethic, passion for learning, and acute professional curiosity; able to solve problems with balance of independence and well-solicited input

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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