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Finance Analyst in San Jose, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/10/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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 are looking for a highly motivated and strategic minded Finance Analyst to join PayPal’s Digital Wallet FP&A team. Our team supports the product team in charge of the main features and offerings within the PayPal app and web experiences, including P2P, Xoom, Withdrawals, Giving, etc. The Digital Wallet is a key component on the PayPal ecosystem. In our most recent earnings call our CEO Dan Schulman said “We need to double down on the digital wallet. We believe that is where the future of the industry is going, it’s the future of PayPal, it is the heart of what we’re trying to do from an engagement perspective”. In this position, you will serve as a key support function across the portfolio, helping with forecasting, reporting, consolidation, initiatives sizing, and other requests. An ideal candidate will demonstrate advanced financial modeling skills, have a strategic perspective, and possess strong business acumen.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce consolidated files reporting on key metrics to help business leaders better understand and manage the products under Digital Wallet
  • Manage complex financial models which are used for monthly forecasting and annual budgeting purposes, including financial and user metrics
  • Partner with analytics and growth teams to uncover insights about our trends and develop strategies to facilitate the success of the business
  • Create analysis on new business initiatives to identify next areas of growth
  • Summarize expected product changes or market impacts into simple models that allow us to estimate financial impact
  • Work with other regional and cross-functional teams including Accounting, Risk, Marketing, Product, and Pricing to deliver valuable insights and recommendations

Job Qualifications

  • BA / BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 2+ years work experience in job that requires finance skills
  • Demonstrated quantitative abilities and Excel modeling proficiency
  • Highly comfortable managing large data swaths of data and able to glean insights from which as well as ability to communicate key details to stakeholders and leaders succinctly
  • Strategic mindset primed for cross-company stakeholder collaboration
  • Able to crystalize complex topics and present them to large audiences
  • Optional: experience with SQL, Tableau, and other analytics tools

Our Benefits:


At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.


We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com


Who We Are:


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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.



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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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