Visa Financial Analyst, Mexico Operations Support in DIF, Mexico

The Operations Support Financial Analyst role reports to the Operations Support Director for Mexico to assist Business Functions as Sales, Marketing, Products, Merchant Sales & Solutions (MSS), Consulting and other functional areas to manage high risk projects as Value-in-Kind, Prepayments, Sponsorship deals and other related initiatives for clients and cardholders to drive Visa revenue growth. The role act as an advisory for the key functions in GLAC and Hub supporting the proper execution of transactions under the requirements of a variety of policies and procedures.

In addition to the above, the Financial Analyst will also provide oversight to other transactions involving high risk areas such as travel, entertainment, events management, purchase of goods and services, gifts and donations based on guidance provided by regional and global management. The incumbent should have a solid understanding of corporate policies and procedures and should provide oversight of any identified areas of control weaknesses.

The Financial Analyst acts as a key representative from the Controllership Group and will work with cross functional control groups (Compliance, Legal, Client Contract Management and Continuous Control Monitoring "CCM") in building a strong control environment in the country and will perform a critical role in the identification, reporting and remediation of policies deviations.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists Mexico Operations Support Director to advise on policies and procedures in the various markets through LAC

  2. Partner with CCM (Client Contract Management) team in the monitoring of VIK transactions to ensure proper approvals and documentation required

  3. Collaborates with the regional Operations Support Team, Regional Controller and Financial Internal Control to monitor deviations from policies and procedures

  4. Timely self-reporting of all incidents and non-compliance actions; assists with remediation efforts on compliance-related matters promptly avoiding recurrent deviations

  5. Assists in the customization and presentation of training sessions for key policies in partnership with other control functions / policy owners

  6. Provide support to the business functions and/or complete applicable documentation/forms required by policies and procedures

  7. Ensure VIK projects meet established policy requirements, such as purchase, storage and delivery of prizes

  8. Monitor the use of third-party to deliver VIK goods or services and ensure it is following the global Sourcing procedures

  9. Review supporting documentation and reconciliation of VIK projects to ensure it is in accordance with contractual terms / approvals obtained

  10. Ensure business partner's written acknowledgement of VIK goods or services is collected timely and recorded in Playbook (SalesForce)

  11. Coordinates with Controllership to ensure that prepayments aligned with policy requirements; tracks documentation and project execution to avoid unutilized funds

  12. Ensure a strong knowledge of policies and procedures such as VIK, Prepayments, T&E, Sourcing, Anti-Bribery, Global Sponsorship and Key Controls

  13. Assist in the monitoring of merchandising products inventory and/or other areas as requested by Sr. Management

  14. Provide a high level of confidence to the Operations Support Director for Mexico that all significant key controls and corporate policies and procedures are understood by effectively communicating policy and control processes to key stakeholders.

  15. Activities and procedures across the various functions are well coordinated and consistent.-

  16. Support the Operations Support Team and Regional Controller in helping develop remediation plans to address recurring issues, based on issues identified in Mexico.

  17. Adequate validation of supplier/partner obligations; upfront payments are properly justified and controlled.

  18. Timely reporting of all incidents; support compliance-related training and associated record-keeping.

Qualifications

Professional

  1. Bachelor's degree in a business discipline

  2. Minimum 5 years of experience in financial institutions preferably with knowledge of internal controls, policies, procedures and audit

  3. Project Management experience or data analytics preferred

Technical

  1. MS Office

  2. Data Analytical Skills

Business

  1. Good project management skills

  2. Good communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively in a matrix management structure in a complex and diverse, international and multi-cultural environment

  3. Good problem solving skills, with demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues

  4. Experience in implementing and training on policies, procedures and guidelines

  5. Good business English, both oral and written

  6. Understanding of risks and controls

About Visa:

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.

We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa-s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA- World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

/-Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.-/

Job: *Financial Analysis

Organization: *Visa Inc.

Title: Financial Analyst, Mexico Operations Support

Location: Mexico-DIF-Mexico City

Requisition ID: 164084