Financial Analyst(US GAAP, Reconciliation)

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging - where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world - helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Manage monthly and quarterly close cycles, ensuring that financial reporting in accordance with US GAAP is performed timely, in line with corporate close guidelines. This includes preparing journal entries, reviewing income statement activity, and balance sheet reconciliations to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial statements.
  • Complete balance sheet account reconciliations in support of the monthly close process. Own specific accounts on the consolidated balance sheet and income statement and perform detailed analytical review for those accounts.
  • Prepare Balance Sheet and P&L flux analysis for the assigned Corporate legal entities.
  • Support the Financial Controllers in the regions with daily activities to ensure compliance with Oracle's policies and US GAAP reporting standards.
  • Collaborate with Global Finance Organizations including, Global Business Finance, Tax, Treasury, and Legal.
  • Responsibility for the preparation and audit management of the regulatory and statutory financial statements for assigned Corporate legal entities.
  • Work closely with Legal Compliance and external auditors to ensure the audit is completed within statutory timelines.
  • Participate in Global & Regional strategic initiatives that optimize and enhance the operations of the Chief Accounting Officer organization.
  • Ability to research past transactions and interpret past events and future treatment.
  • Support Internal Audit and SOX PMO on the assessment of internal controls.
  • Collaborate with Tax organization on tax authority information requests and audits.
  • Implement best practice system processes and controls for the Corporation and legal entities to comply with all internal and external financial reporting obligations.
  • Perform close activities, including preparing manual expense accruals, such as uninvoiced receipt accruals, and other miscellaneous accruals, and perform review of prepaid expenses.
  • Provide cross-functional support across Corporate Accounting for month-end activities, including close checklist, prepaid expense review, and flux analysis distributions as well as other ad hoc projects.
  • Prepare quarterly schedules for SEC 10Q/10K filings by collaborating with External Reporting and Regional Controllers globally. Support the External Reporting team in preparing the quarterly reports.

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 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of work experience with a bachelor's degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Accounting degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of work experience with a diploma/degree in accounting/finance (or related fields)
  • CA or ACCA or CPA equivalent with clear progressive professional accounting experience, preferably in a publicly-traded company and/or with a public accounting firm
  • Knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS and SEC requirements
  • Proficient with Oracle or similar enterprise accounting system and proficient in utilizing Excel to efficiently analyze data
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Project credibility and knowledge of business acumen
  • Ability to define/solve end-to-end problems and issues
  • Strong technical, quantitative and analytical skills. Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent written, oral, listening and presentation skills. Ability to work well under pressure and interact at all levels
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks, possess good organizational and analytical skills, able to work independently, and be extremely flexible
  • Welcomes challenging/complex projects and demonstrates an ability for working 'smarter not harder' by making continuous improvement to the efficiency of processes he/she contributes to.
  • Teamwork is essential to the group, so it is critical that the candidate interact with other team members and managers collaboratively and effectively
  • Ability to identify and execute operational excellence and continuous improvement initiatives to improve resource optimization.
  • Ability to effectively work in a multi-location organization and adapt to different cultures.

Additional Information

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.
Skills: Us Gaap, Interpersonal Skills, Organizational Skills, Excel, Ifrs, Oracle, Analytical Skills, Communication Skills

Experience: 2.00-4.00 Years