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FP&A Manager– NA Enterprise Services in San Jose, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

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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’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.

The FP&A Manager will run financial planning processes and track PayPal North America Enterprise Services accounts (the largest merchants for PayPal specifically in North America) revenue performance. This cross functional role will involve working closely with the leaders of the NA ES commercial organization as well as Strategic Finance, Pricing, Revenue Enablement & Operations, and other FP&A teams to produce weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports, reviewing monthly forecasts, quarterly targets and annual budgets for NA ES segment. Additionally, the role will be a thought partner to the NA ES commercial team as we explore additional opportunities for revenue expansion that will involve market analysis and revenue sizing.

FP&A Manager – North America Enterprise Services (NA ES)

Overview:

The FP&A Manager will run financial planning processes and track PayPal North America Enterprise Services accounts (the largest merchants for PayPal specifically in North America) revenue performance. This cross functional role will involve working closely with the leaders of the NA ES commercial organization as well as Strategic Finance, Pricing, Revenue Enablement & Operations, and other FP&A teams to produce weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports, reviewing monthly forecasts, quarterly targets and annual budgets for NA ES segment. Additionally, the role will be a thought partner to the NA ES commercial team as we explore additional opportunities for revenue expansion that will involve market analysis and revenue sizing.

A successful candidate will be highly analytical and comfortable with ambiguity. 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 commercial organization as well as the broader FP&A community.

The candidate will report into the FP&A Lead and will be part of the FP&A team based in San Jose but with colleagues and stakeholders across multiple time zones.

Core responsibilities:

  • End to end ownership of merchant level financials (specifically for Strategic NA ES accounts) including during budgeting, forecasting and tracking cycles.
  • Partnering with the NA ES commercial team to set quarterly/yearly sales targets and to report sales performance monthly/weekly to Senior Leadership.
  • Develop a deep understanding of PayPal’s business across different PayPal’s products & regions while working with key stakeholders to communicate latest forecast and trends analysis. Perform deep dives and leverage financial analytics to deliver insights on business
  • Review and communicate performance against defined targets. Regularly perform variance and sensitivity analyses on (daily/weekly/monthly) revenue performance for NA ES merchants.
  • Partner with the commercial organization in identifying, sizing, and optimizing meaningful revenue opportunities from emerging trends (macro or micro) and ad-hoc analysis.
  • Work closely with Accounting and Pricing Operations teams to facilitate monthly close cycles on contra revenue and merchant incentives consistent with contract language.
  • Support ad-hoc analyses & projects at Core Markets & PayPal Inc. level.

Education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; MBA/Master’s degree or higher in a quantitative field preferred
  • Advanced Proficiency with MS Office specifically with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated proficiency in large database manipulation through standard access tools, such as SQL and reporting tools (Essbase)

Experience and required skills / abilities:

  • 5+ years progressive experience in financial planning/analytics/strategic finance roles
  • Superior relationship building and organizational influence skills in interactions with senior leaders, peers and business partners across organizations and geographies
  • 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.
  • Excellent business acumen, demonstrated by a balance of strong strategic and pragmatic, detail-oriented thinking
  • Ability to thrive in a fast growing, fast moving, 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.
  • 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 in potentially ambiguous assignments.
  • High energy and a true desire to understand the drivers of the business.
  • Excellent English proficiency.

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 worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time.

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.


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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