Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay & be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision & the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, technology is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people & businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash & 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 & FIFA World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, & 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 & security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team & find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.
Under the direction of & reporting to an Internal Audit VP, the incumbent will lead the design, development & execution of Internal Audit's (IA) innovation activities including process & operations optimization, agile auditing techniques, etc. This role leverages the incumbent's comprehensive audit knowledge & experience to implement leading audit practices. This position requires a high degree of flexibility to lead audit innovation projects focused on improving efficiency, effectiveness & productivity, including departmental goals/initiatives on process/workflow improvements.
This role requires an ability to understand & train others in leading IA practices, build cross-functional collaboration across IA, proactively monitor & address changes in industry & regulatory requirements & actively engage with regulators during examinations. Other responsibilities include ensuring high professional standards as set forth in Internal Audit's Charter & IIA Professional Standards, & working with & / or supervising a team of multi-disciplined internal (and co-sourced) audit professionals. The incumbent may also lead or participate in audits on an as needed basis.
Strong communication & project management skills & working knowledge of leading audit & risk management practices are essential qualifications for this role. Regulatory experience is highly preferred.
Stay abreast of leading IA practices across the industry & peer institutions. Lead audit innovation projects focused on improving efficiency, effectiveness & productivity, including departmental goals/initiatives on process/workflow improvements.
Work with Audit Strategy & Operations team to conduct FFIEC readiness reviews, including updates to IA manual, QAs, & preparing the team for regulatory reviews, etc.
Coordinate with innovation leaders throughout Visa to ensure IA awareness of company initiatives.
Train IA staff on leading audit practices & changes in regulatory requirements that may affect audit execution.
Lead and/or participate in select complex projects in areas of specialization & expertise.
Assist audit management with reporting on functional KPIs by providing data relevant to completed projects & any related observations.
- 10 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD
- 12-15 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD
Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or related field.
10 to 12+ years of internal audit experience, preferably with a large financial institution, or Big 4 assurance experience.
CIA, CPA, CISA, or other relevant professional certification highly desired.
Demonstrated experience in managing audits within a complex operational & regulatory environment.
Experience in developing continuous auditing programs & related KPI's. .
Excellent written & oral communication skills.
Detail oriented, strong critical thinking, & highly organized
Strong sense of teamwork, & capable of building consensus & collaboration across team members.
Strong in project management, project implementation, & cross-team networking & coordination.
Proven ability to multi-task & meet aggressive targets in a high-energy & fast-paced environment.
Experience in managing regulatory reviews/ examinations is highly preferred.
Ability to travel domestically & internationally approximately 10-25%.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.