Company Description|Job Description
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable & secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, & economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure & reliable payments around the world, & is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, & fuels 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 & scale to reshape the future of commerce.
At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, & be part of an inclusive & diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators & risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, & doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy & digital commerce to millions of unbanked & underserved consumers.
You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.
The Financial Analyst (Accounting & Controls Support) is a key member in the Australia, NZ, & South Pacific office's business team. The role is responsible for ensuring that business processes initiated across the assigned territories are operated in an effective & compliant manner, & are in adherence to established policies & procedures. The role works collaboratively with the controls functions (especially Controllership, Compliance & Legal) & with various business functions to implement & maintain a robust controls framework, provide training on corporate policies & procedures, & will liaise with stakeholders on remediation actions required.
This role reports to the Country Controller to maintain activities & processes that allow the Business to run effectively & efficiently by focusing on:
Accounting administration functions, analyzing financial records, & operational performance
Build positive working relationships across the business & at all levels
Supporting the business with their respective business opportunities in providing commercial advice & of relevant policies & procedures.
Implementing a continuously improving controls & process framework that complies with Visa policy & procedures.
Develop remediation plans to address identified issues impacting the controls & processes environment.
Preparation of financials for business on a monthly basis, including P/L, Balance Sheet & Cashflow Statements Management reporting & variance analysis
Preparation of tax reporting requirements including income tax, GST, FBT, & employment taxes & communication with different stakeholders on ad-hoc reporting matters
Timely review of Travel & Entertainment expenses, highlighting exceptions, & clearly articulating requirements to business
Receipt & payment of income & expenditure
Provide consultative support to assist the Australia, NZ, & South Pacific Businesses in supporting business opportunities to achieve a positive outcome for the customer & ensuring compliance to policies & procedures
Provide commercial advisory to the Business & seen as a "go to" subject matter expert on policies & procedures
Represent the voice of the business teams to ensure the needs of the business are represented in developing & delivering effective controls, processes & procedures
Accountable to the Controllership organization to ensure consistency in AP wide approach to delivering guidelines to executing business in accordance to policies & procedures, & reviewing proposed policy exceptions
Develop metrics reporting & analytics of implemented processes that measure risk & support continuous business improvement activities
Develops & maintains procedures & standard processes to assess, report, & remediate operational risk & compliance-related issues; provides regular self-assessment reporting to Country Controller
Partners with controls Business Units including, Legal, Compliance, Finance, & Sourcing to develop & maintain procedures, controls, & standard processes to assess, report, & remediate operational risk & compliance-related issues; provides regular self-assessment reporting to Country Controller
Tertiary education (CA / CPA qualified or advanced on completing this qualification) & excellent technical accounting skills
Prior work experience in business operations, compliance, audit, or risk with focus on operational controls
6 -10 years of business experience including supporting senior leadership
Strong Audit, business controls, compliance & risk function experience desired
If you're interested in a career that will surprise you - get in touch with Visa today.