Associate, Audit Operations in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 286 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The position will be responsible for supporting the Global Internal Audit Team through the Quality Assurance and Improvement Program. Specifically, the position will be responsible for: • Support of the global internal audit plan • Develop and report audit metrics to help drive the audit plan, enforce the audit operating cadence and inform Global Boards • Assist with quality assurance reviews of audits • Support the sustainability and implementation of Professional Practices for the Internal Audit team • Pro-actively develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas.

Experience Required:

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience within a large and high growth company that provides financial products and services.

Skills Required:

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Excellent relationship and communication skills to build internal networks within the team and wider firm
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Proactive approach driving metrics based reporting and seeking ways to add value
  • A team player with excellent time and project management skills and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects at one time.  
  • Have excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail  
  • A passion for understanding the unique PayPal community, along with a passion for understanding the online payments business
  • Assist multi-location audit teams with various ad hoc requests including but not limited to responding to external audit or regulatory requests.

Key Responsibilities:                

  • Develop and maintain constructive working relationships across the Global Internal Audit Team and audit stakeholders
  • Identify and deliver on value added services to the client.
  • Support the internal audit strategies and methodologies for the Global Internal Audit Team
  • Enforce the implementation of the Professional Practices Manual for the Internal Audit Team
  • Drive Internal Audit reporting to support Internal Audit’s reporting commitments

Highly Desired:

  • Big 4 or Financial Services Experience   
  • Experience using audit data repository, work paper documentation, risk assessment tools such as TeamMate
  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as Tableau, is a plus

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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