Visa Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Jan 23, 2017Full time
Job: Controller Job Number: 163879 Description PURPOSE This Operations Support role reports to the MENA Controller and aims to provide operational support to the Sales, Marketing, Products, Acceptance, Consulting and other functional staff of MENA and CEMEA Hub to manage projects with clients, merchants and vendors, in line with established policies and procedures at Visa. In addition, this role supports the country teams with operational support for events, marketing or product campaigns, purchase of goods and services from third party suppliers, gifts and donations, following established policies and procedures. KEY RESULT AREAS / KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS - Under supervision of the Controller, execute routine transactions for MENA and ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures - Learn internal policies and procedures to be an expert for business functions. - Manage project pipeline to track end-to-end execution of transactions in line with established policies and procedures. - Execute high risk transactions, including but not limited to: Value-In-Kind requests initiation, facilitation and follow up Purchase Requisitions (PR) requests and facilitation Suppliers and clients contracts reviews Supplier set up in business applications Supplier risk assessment form set up and facilitation Registration of events in the CVENT system Review the documents on goods/services acceptance and ensure payments in line with contract, Payment facilitation, Suppliers’ payment reconciliation, Other transactions. - Monitor transaction execution by junior personnel within the team and troubleshoot issues faced by them during transaction execution. Provide continued guidance to the team at all times on policy matters / effective and efficient transaction execution / other matters. - Provide advisory to business functions on policies and procedures. - Provide training for personnel on policies, procedures, processes, tools, templates. At times, coordinate with policy owners to schedule training sessions and customizing training materials to ensure relevance to local operations. - Collaborate with other control functions (legal, controllers, compliance, sourcing) to monitor deviations from policies and procedures; participate in remediation of operational risk and compliance-related issues. - Report all incidents of non-compliance; participate in remediation of internal audit or other compliance issues. - Streamline internal processes to help business functions in managing their projects. - Monitor gifts inventory. - Participate in detective controls and projects/programs monitoring under guidance received. - Support MENA Controller in executing various other tasks delegated to the function from time to time. Qualifications SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE Professional - Bachelor’s degree or higher preferably in either Accounting, financial management, project management, or Internal Controls - Minimum 8 years of experience in any function with documentary routines in corporate business - Understanding of procurement and marketing preferred - Project management experience and data analytics experience preferred - Strong understanding of risks and controls Technical - Oracle R12 - MS Office - Data analytical skills - Research skills Business - Good command of spoken and written English - Good project management skills - Good interpersonal skills - Excellent planning and time management skills - Ability to proactively recognize and resolve problems - Positive and constructive attitude 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. Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions 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 to 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.