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Core Markets FP&A Manager in Luxembourg at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/26/2021

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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 375 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.

A succesfull candidate will be highly analytical and capable of interpreting trends. This role requires collaboration with different stakeholders to gather inputs, summarize insights and produce executive level presentations. You should have excellent business and communication skills to be able to present and work with the wider FP&A team. The candidate will own the planning, while aiming to do so in a scalable and efficient way. The candidate will report into the Core FP&A Senior Manager and will be part of the FP&A team based in Luxembourg.

Core responsibilities:

  • Support the Core Markets’ monthly forecast process and annual budget process by providing continued enhancement to budgeting and forecasting tools to improve forecast accuracy and efficiency.
  • Develop a deep understanding of PayPal’s business across different PayPal’s segments & regions while managing monthly forecast processes, strategic planning process and drafting Executive presentations.
  • Review and commnunicate performance against defined targets. Regularly perform variance and sensitivity analyses on (daily/weekly/monthly) revenue performance.
  • Perform deep dives and leverage financial analytics to deliver insights on business performance & revenue drivers for the Core Markets.
  • Drive Core Markets FP&A analytics tools, process & automation strategies, partnering with global FP&A/Analytics and technology teams.
  • Support ad-hoc analyses & projects at Core Markets & PayPal Inc. level.

Education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Finance, Economics or related quantitative discipline.

  • Masters Degree (MBA, MEng, or MSc) or equivalent.

Experience required:

  • Experience gained as a Finance Manager, Senior FP&A Manager, ideally in a fast growing, medium/large company environment within the eCommerce or financial services sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience in forecasting and budget processes in matrixed environments.
  • Experience in building and challenging financial models.

Skills & Abilities required:

  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills: able to work across organizations & geographies and influence peers and more senior colleagues.

  • Communication skills: experience distilling complex financial analyses and preparing powerful presentations with a crisp and clear storyline.
  • Detail-oriented, highly analytical individual who strives for excellence and wants to be part of a great team.
  • Self-driven and capable of working independently.
  • High energy and a true desire to understand the drivers of the business.
  • Comfortable with financial modeling and working with large amounts of data/databases
  • Comfortable to work in a cross-functional, multicultural, fast-paced environment while juggling multiple responsibilities.

Knowledge required:

  • Strong Excel and Power Point skills. Experience with database products (i.e. Essbase, SQL).
  • Financial modelling, forecasting and statistical techniques.
  • Proficiency in SQL/Python/VBA would be an advantage.

What we offer

  • A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.
  • Flexible working.
  • Attractive compensation and benefits.
  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment.
  • A socially innovative company that helps communities world wide through charitable giving or donation of time.
  • Excellent English proficiency.

From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. The PayPal family is passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to learn more, explore opportunities, and discover a place for you.

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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