Senior Account Manager - Client Services

  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary and have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

If you think you could support Visa as a Senior Account Manager  we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.


Job Description

Client Account Management - works with issuers, acquirers, processors and merchants worldwide to develop and deliver the support model for Visa.

To provide regular, structured, proactive account management for assigned clients, including ongoing client engagement, monthly operational reviews, participation in quarterly and annual business reviews and on an ad-hoc basis, as required.

To maintain Operational Account Plan and delivery roadmaps for assigned clients, supporting key client strategic goals.

To provide day-to-day operations and product support, back office support and customer performance reporting.

To be the functional expert for their client's processing and operational business.

To manage client escalations within their assigned portfolio.

To support client implementation projects and sort out issues related to them.

Client Delivery Leadership

To liaise across Client Service teams and coordinate actions to deliver client goals.

To coordinate across all other business departments & functions to ensure strategic alignment & effective delivery of Visa and client initiatives.

To provide consultancy on local operational, regulatory and payment systems knowledge, where relevant.

Client Business Optimization

To identify opportunities to optimize Authorization, billing and dispute performance management.

To identify processing efficiencies through operational client knowledge.

Visa Product and Service Enablement

To provide consultancy for Visa’s products and Services.

To coordinate, communicate and govern client readiness for mandates, enterprise and market initiatives, including, but not exclusive to, Business Enhancements.

Operational Resilience Support

Crisis management – To disseminate approved Corporate Communications’ messages to clients and maintain ongoing interaction with clients to meet their specific needs throughout a crisis event, coordinating and escalating queries where appropriate (as per agreed Crisis Management Plan).


·       Significant experience in a customer support role in financial services, payment card, software or information services.

·       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

·       Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills are required.

·       Must have in-depth knowledge of Authorizations, Clearing & Settlement & back office processing.

·       Must have a good working knowledge of payments network and processing services.

·       Must be a self-starter with proven abilities in organizational, conceptual, and logical problem solving.

·       Client focus with proven ability to establish productive working relationships with staff and management at all levels.

·       Ability to set priorities and manage customer expectations. Work both as part of a team and independently.

·       Strong technical aptitude with the ability to absorb technical information and apply to business solutions.

·       Proficiency providing technical and consultative support to external customers and identify business needs.

·       Demonstrate ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs.

·       Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Fluent in German

Additional Information

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

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