Job Description and Responsibilities
Visaâ€™s Corporate Analysis team is looking for a highly analytical Director with a proven track record delivering business and financial insights to focus on Visaâ€™s cross-border business. Our team directly supports Visaâ€™s President, CFO, CEO and other senior leaders throughout the company with analytical insights for key business initiatives.
This is a unique opportunity and calls for an ambitious and hard-working professional who will solely focus on cross-border transactions, which are a key component of Visaâ€™s overall business. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and analytical skills and be a self-motivated, highly collaborative team player. This position will be based in Visaâ€™s San Francisco office.
Responsibilities include: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 dynamics
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 across Finance and Strategy
Utilize business understanding to perform complex financial and statistical analysis that lead to business insights
Attract, lead, motivate, develop and retain an analyst conducting cross-border analysis
:Bachelorâ€™s degree in finance, engineering, accounting, mathematics, economics, statistics or related quantitative field.
8-12 years of relevant financial analysis work experience; with 4-6 years in corporate finance, investment banking or management consulting
MBA and/or CFA preferred
Expert skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong business acumen and commercial intuition required. Understanding of Visaâ€™s business is preferred but not necessary
Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills; ability to resolve tough business problems with well-structured analyses
Experience designing financials dashboards to focus managerial attention
Ability to cultivate effective relationships and communicate effectively cross-functionally and with all levels of management
Proven expertise in modeling techniques and managing large data sets
Must be detail oriented to ensure accuracy and quality of output
Strong bias for action and ability to proactively identify and resolve issues
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
Strong leadership skills generating support and momentum among functional peers
Global or multi-national business experience on-the-ground preferred
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.