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Senior Manager - Financial Analysis and Deal Performance

The City, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2021

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United Kingdom - GBP - £
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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**Senior Manager - Financial Analysis and Deal Performance**



Date: Job Number: REF35453R **Company Description**

**You'll fit right in.**

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team - we're proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it's taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary and have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you're not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

**Job Description and Responsibilities**

The role of Senior Manager is to provide in-depth analysis and subject matter expertise in respect of the performance of our incentive agreements, and the profitability of our clients.

The role is responsible for analysing how our key client's deals are tracking against targets, forecasted volumes and associated revenues and to determine the net profitability of our client's Visa business.

To create value-add deal reporting and briefing documents for executive level stakeholders including global decision-making (GIG and GPIC) and contribute to formulating strategies to drive further client profitability.

The role holder will report to the VP Head of Finance, Deals & Valuations and be expected to present at meetings with senior executives with regards to client profitability.

**Key Accountabilities:**

* Leading the analysis and reporting on the performance of client contracts, including:
+ Utilising the GARP reporting system to analyse complex investment deals and working with the client engagement team to understand and explain how they are performing versus the original business case plans.
+ Understanding the net yields and profitability of current clients based on their portfolio performance (e.g. distribution of their volumes domestic vs cross border, F2F vs Card not Present transactions etc.) and help to identify opportunities to drive further profitability.
+ Communication, to management decision makers, of potential financial risks/upsides based on client's actual performance versus business case plans.
+ Providing commercial insight and context for new deals based on analysis of current and historical client performance. Where required, challenge and revise modelling assumptions to ensure they reflect an accurate and robust view of the client's portfolios and future projected growth; which will form the basis upon which Visa will construct future offers.
* Act as a SME on data visualisation and MI reporting best practice, and drive step-change improvements to MI slides in deal decks for European and global decision-making (GIG and GPIC) approval.
* Work on yield analysis for the portfolio of deals in the European region, including reporting on yield compression etc. at the GIG (European CEO, CFO and MDs)
* Responsibility for the reporting on European deals for the reports requested by senior finance colleagues including GPIC (Global President and CFO), such as the monthly Win/Loss report, quarterly Non-Compliance log, Deal Pipeline reporting and annual "Post-Mortem" Analysis.
* Ownership of the monthly VTO report providing European processing deal information to VTO division in the US.
* Maintenance of the team's internal client incentive pipeline database.
* Partner closely with Contract Management and RMDs/Account Executives to ensure delivery of successful deal performance reporting.


* Accountancy Qualification (CIMA/ACA/ ACCA), CFA or MBA
* Educated to degree level or equivalent preferably in a quantitative field such as Finance, Economics, Physical Sciences, Math, Statistics, Engineering
* Experience of working in a Finance department, preferably with experience of Finance reporting.
* Demonstrated expertise on payments business.
* Substantial experience running complex quantitative and qualitative analysis and in generating value-add reporting.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills essential.
* Demonstrated ability to explain and evaluate financial information to non-numerate individuals.
* Proven negotiation and influencing skills and ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders at all levels.
* High level of computer literacy including detailed knowledge of Microsoft Excel and data repositories such as Cognos, Hyperion.
* Strong communications and interpersonal skills.

**Additional Information**

**Diversity & Inclusion**

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it's the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.
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