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Fraud & Compliance Analytics Manager in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland 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.

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 305 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. PayPal is committed to combating Fraud, Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, and related financial crimes around the world. The Global Financial Crimes (GFC) organization is comprised of specialized teams dedicated to developing and implementing effective policies, advanced analytics and thorough investigative processes that consider the risks posed by PayPal’s products and customers as well as internal fraud risk exposure. The GFC Analytics organization, in partnership with the Global Investigations team, is looking for a highly talented, self-motivated and analytical individual to join our team to lead the development of monitoring controls for our internal fraud risk exposure, as well as tuning and optimization of these monitoring controls on an ongoing basis to improve the efficiency of the controls over time. The successful candidate will possess deep expertise in data and statistical analysis techniques, as well as understanding of Fraud risk typologies.

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 305 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.

PayPal is committed to combating Fraud, Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, and related financial crimes around the world. The Global Financial Crimes (GFC) organization is comprised of specialized teams dedicated to developing and implementing effective policies, advanced analytics and thorough investigative processes that consider the risks posed by PayPal’s products and customers as well as internal fraud risk exposure. The GFC Analytics organization, in partnership with the Global Investigations team, is looking for a highly talented, self-motivated and analytical individual to join our team to lead the development of monitoring controls for our internal fraud risk exposure, as well as tuning and optimization of these monitoring controls on an ongoing basis to improve the efficiency of the controls over time. The successful candidate will possess deep expertise in data and statistical analysis techniques, as well as understanding of Fraud risk typologies.

 

Job Requirements.

  • Minimum of five to seven years of experience in the field of fraud detection, investigations, and AML/CFT transaction monitoring,
  • Minimum of five years of experience working with development, tuning and optimization of fraud and/or AML transaction monitoring rules and reports, by leveraging data and statistical analysis techniques to derive thresholds, identify outliers and utilize statistical sampling techniques to facilitate above-the-line and below-the-line testing
  • Minimum one year experience leading global teams to execute against roadmaps driven by regulatory expectations, business expansion as well as risk exposure
  • Thorough understanding of fraud risks and typologies, as well as transaction monitoring processes used to mitigate these risks
  • Good understanding of Fraud and AML transaction monitoring, and the standard monitoring rules/scenarios offered
  • Strong research and analytical skills, business acumen, strategic and creative thinking, project leadership skills and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Strong SQL skills using tools like Teradata, MS SQL, MySQL, Hadoop, in addition to data preparation techniques using Python
  • Ability to extract data from multiple disparate sources, and analyze large sets of complex data, draw meaningful conclusions, and make business recommendations based on analysis
  • Experience in building and developing models, queries, or software to analyze and visualize data using tools such as Tableau
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate to all levels of the business
  • Self-driver with the ability to work with a cross-functional team
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic financial services environment
  • Experience in developing documentation that meets the highest regulatory standards and audit requirements
  • Prepare reports and updates to senior management regarding the above activities
  • Structure and refine analysis with the goal of distilling insights from the data

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years business experience, with at least four years in a data analytics role
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, in dealing with people at all levels of the organization
  • Prior experience leading high-performing teams in a rapid-growth environment
  • Intellectual curiosity, passion for problem-solving, and comfort with ambiguity
  • Ability to take initiative and execute against key projects independently
  • Ability to thrive in a cross-functional environment while juggling multiple responsibilities
  • Strong SQL and Python skills
  • Experience in distilling and presenting complex quantitative analysis to business users
  • High energy and a desire to work in a results-oriented, fast growth environment
  • A passion for understanding and serving the unique community of PayPal


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.


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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