Financial Analyst(Audit, GL and US GAAP exp)

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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Full Time
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Company Description

Visa is a world leader in payments and technology, with over 259 billion payments transactions flowing safely between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities in 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 while driven by a common purpose - to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid.

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Job Description

This role sits in Visa's Bengaluru ATR team, which is responsible for supporting the accounting and finance operations of the CEMEA business functions and corporate accounting activities for Visa. The team is part of the broader Global Controllership function within Global Finance. This role will be responsible for accounting activities for CEMEA Business Functions including month-end close, as well as analysis including research of technical accounting issues. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of US GAAP, the ability to implement processes to improve operational efficiency, work with cross-functional teams, and handle analysis related to operational accounting issues, all with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and recording financial transactions, as well as reporting this information.
  • Proactively research and document conclusions on accounting issues with appropriate references to US GAAP pronouncements. This includes interpretation of accounting guidance and the company's policy application of sound judgment to these projects.
  • Take ownership for specific components of the consolidated balance sheet and income statement, review and confirm consolidated balances during month-end closing and perform ongoing analytical review.
  • Complete complex account reconciliations and journal entries in support of the monthly close process.
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting operational procedures and document such processes and procedures.
  • Complete and maintain process documentation and ensure SOX 404 compliance for areas of responsibility.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to resolve queries and issues.
  • Participation in special projects. Identify any potential financial related risk areas and provide sound recommendations and solutions to Visa for mitigation of the identified risk.
  • Handle ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Management
  • Timely resolution and non-recurrence of external audit issues.
  • Exercise good judgment to escalate issues to ATR Leadership / SSA Controller along with recommended solution to resolve.
  • Liaise and respond to queries from internal / external auditors, tax authorities and other finance teams with recommendations on action plans to resolve detected discrepancies.

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

  • 2 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or more than 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
  • 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 statutory 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.

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, Accounting, Organizational Skills, Excel, Oracle, Ifrs, Analytical Skills, Communication Skills

Experience: 2.00-4.00 Years