Senior Financial Analyst, Product Finance

Visa, Foster City CA, US

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Duration: Full-Time

Job Description

Visa is looking for a highly analytical Senior Financial Analyst to join our Product Finance team.  This Senior Financial Analyst will drive analytics to enable business decision-making, partnering closely with leaders in Product.  The Senior Analyst will drive the long-term planning, forecasting, and budgeting processes for the business and provide actionable monthly reports, analysis, and recommendations. The position involves delivering important insights to senior finance leaders and executive management and requires strong influencing skills.  The Senior Financial Analyst will also work with other team members to deliver top-notch business partnership.  The ideal candidate will have a deep background in financial and general business analysis, preferably with a public company, and demonstrated experience collaborating across functions in a global, matrixed organization. Experience working with Product organizations and processes is a plus.

Essential Functions:

Strategic Partnerships

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility as a  peer  with business leaders in a global matrixed organization
  • Highly analytical with the ability to analyze large data sets for insights and to make recommendations to optimize performance
  • Strong executive presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to executives and business partners
  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible, with excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities


  • Cross-functionally partner with other global functions to lead the annual budget, quarterly forecast and month end close process for assigned functions or sub-functions
  • Lead performance diagnostics, management reporting and provide insight for Global Product team
  • Partner with functional stakeholders to create business cases, drive complex financial modeling and analysis for strategic planning and investments with thoroughness and accuracy

Project Management:

  • Work closely with cross-functional and regional teams on strategic projects, bringing timely and useful insight and analytical support
  • Drive and manage change within Finance and Business organizations, while building a collaborative team environment

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.

Basic Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

• 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
• Bachelor s degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering or relevant technical field MBA strongly preferred
• Experience preferred in a global company with a matrix organization Consulting or Corporate Strategy experience a plus
• Superior analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to details to ensure accuracy and high quality of output
• Client focused with tenacity to quickly resolve issues and conflicts strong executive presence and ability to influence executives and business partners
• Ability to collaborate and lead diverse, cross functional, global teams to solve complex, problems and drive operational performance
• Experience with global, enterprise financial systems (e.g., Hyperion, Oracle, etc.) is required. Essbase experience is desired
• Advanced level of Excel and PowerPoint required. Knowledge of databases and advanced enterprise analytical tools preferred
Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% 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.

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.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, 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 relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind 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.

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