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Financial Analyst in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

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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 392 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.

As a member of the Payments finance team, this Financial Analyst role will work on understanding the payment eco-system and work on analytics and reporting tied with the eco-system. Primary goal would be to understand how the transaction expense trends are by different Processors, Acquirers, Networks and Issuers by different regions (30+ partners across all areas). Develop reporting and monitoring for KPIs in the eco-system model and create business cases for commercial discussions with payment partners

Core Responsibilities include:
•    Become a domain expert in PayPal Payments and conduct rigorous data analysis to help improve transaction expense and understand eco-system performance
•    Develop reporting and monitor KPIs for the Eco-system (Network, Acquirers, Processors & Issuers)
•    Create automated process for tracking Issuer related KPIs and overall Bank/Issuer partnership portfolio
•    Manage contract reporting and socialize with both internal and external stakeholders
•    Provide analytical support and insights on eco-system related changes to enable informed decision making
•    Have a significant business impact through driving process improvements and cost effectiveness
•    Work directly and independently with business partners across multiple projects and manage deliverables and timelines
•    Opportunity to learn workings of payments business & how to monetize/optimize products expense of an innovative Payments organization of a very exciting, high growth company

Job Requirements:
•    Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research, Finance, Economics or related quantitative discipline; Master’s degree preferred
•    Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in a related field/industry is preferred
•    Experience with data aggregation using SQL (Teradata, MySQL or PHP), flat file or json payload handling through programmatic code, ETL tools (Informatica) or database experience is preferred
•    Fluent in Excel or ability to learn quickly on the job; experience with a statistical programming language (e.g., R, Python), and/or web analytics tools (e.g., Adobe Omniture, Google Analytics) preferred
•    Prior experience in visualization tools such as Tableau and/or Qlikview preferred
•    Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills a must, including the ability to explain and/or present analyses
•    Must have good business judgment with demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically
•    Ability to work through large, complex data across various teams and systems; summarize for senior leadership communication
•    Comfortable working in a fast paced, cross functional team environment setting

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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