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BCSC Testing Monitoring Analyst in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/25/2021

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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

First Line of Defense Control Testing Analyst [Grade 24] The role supports and drives control testing/assurance needs based on initiatives through communication, coaching, best practice sharing and calibrations. The role regularly interacts with all departments within PayPal providing assurance services for material risks across the enterprise. Due to the nature of testing, a strong audit and/or risk management background will be essential.


  • Execute first line controls testing as defined within the program standards and policies, as requested by the BCL, in coordination with the second line of defense Risk and Compliance Program Enablement.
  • Execute first line controls testing as defined and prioritized by the second line of defense Risk and Compliance Program Enablement and program owners (e.g. SOX, Product).
  • Manage and allocate capacity as needed to support BCL and Risk and Compliance Enablement Center testing requests.
  • Maintain testing documentation (e.g., working files, supporting documentation, results reporting, etc.) within the GRC tool so that gaps identified from testing can be remediated by the BCL.
  • Provide input for the development and maintenance of the testing framework & Policy, training materials, best practices.
  • Work with Risk and Compliance Enablement Center to create, maintain, and update/review the testing program procedures, practices, and templates
  • Support the development, expansion and maintenance of an effective testing and monitoring program through the management/oversight of moderately complex projects/initiatives.
  • Participate in special projects as needed and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Champion change in department / functional area by supporting others through the phases of change, communicate positively and consistently through the change.
  • Operates with minimal supervision as an experienced Analyst with a robust understanding of industry and internal best practices; independently resolves a wide range of issues.


  • Drive for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Deal with Ambiguity
  • Analytical Skills
  • Composure
  • Problem Solving
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Motivating Others
  • Leadership
  • Report Writing
  • Critical Thinking

Knowledge and Proficiencies:

  • Advanced communication skills in all formats (verbal, written) and ability to effectively communicate with all organizational levels.
  • Advanced ability to drive for results (move the needle); Understand and articulate the impact of key metrics to teammate and department results.
  • Able to recognize the need for and lead through change management initiatives while maintaining and driving teammate engagement.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of PayPal operational flows and department workflows.
  • Possesses knowledge of ML frameworks, libraries, data structures, data modelling, and software architecture
  • Experience in data analytics, and navigation of multiple data sources to analyse data outputs into root cause drivers and provide meaningful solutions to the business. 
  • Experience with financial services, payments, e-money, or other money services business activities
  • Experience reading and analysing financial reports, accounting statements, and financial regulatory transaction reports
  • Experience in leading the delivery of an ongoing program of risk-based testing in a payment services environment.
  • Superior writing, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Adept in creating reporting and presentations which simplify complex themes into understandable communication
  • Experience dealing with external regulators- CFPB, MAS, CSSF/EBA, PBOC, AUSTRAC, PCAOB


  • Minimum 5 year’s relevant experience in a risk/ control/ audit environment.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Risk/Audit Qualification (ACAMs/PRIMIA/ CISA/ CPA/ ICA)

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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.

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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