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Internal Control Manager - Crypto in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

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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.

PayPal is seeking a Finance Controls Manager to join its Internal Controls team within the Finance organization. The Finance Controls Manager will work closely with Finance, BCDC (Blockchain, Crypto and Digital Currencies), Technology, Risk, and Compliance functions. This will include partnering with upstream and downstream teams to manage cross functional risks, issues, support deployment of processes and technologies to comply with company policy, and support First Line of Defense (FLOD) on-going monitoring and reporting to Leadership.

The Finance Controls Manager will support the process and controls work associated with key initiatives across Finance and the BCDC business unit, including identifying optimization opportunities, prioritizing deliverables to meet timelines efficiently, adapting to changes in priorities quickly, manage initiatives simultaneously to complete and deliver quality materials. The successful candidate will be analytical with attention to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills and will set the example for effective collaboration.  

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate between Three Lines of Defense (3LOD) testing teams on risks and test scopes, report review, and issue remediation
  • Ensure monitoring, escalation, and appropriate mitigation of identified risk exposures
  • Maintain governance for Finance risk and issues in system of record
  • Facilitate meetings with all levels of management
  • Develop and manage stakeholder relationships
  • Partner with stakeholders to identify risk(s) and issue(s) and developing remediation plans
  • Provide training to key stakeholders on issue, incident management, etc.
  • Liaise between Risk function and key stakeholders to maintain compliance with policies and programs
  • Create reporting to convey status, raise awareness, and enhance accountability of key risk management programs

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience with a global finance services organization and/or in an internal audit role within the technology or financial services industry
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Professional certifications such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, etc. preferred
  • Continuous Improvement training and certification
  • Sound knowledge of financial, information technology, remediating issues operational internal control standards

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to analyze and assess the adequacy of internal controls and opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains
  • Experience identifying, evaluating, and managing risk and collaborating to drive issue resolution in partnership with key stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and customer service-oriented attitude and mindset
  • Ability to work globally and cross-functionally to lead change in a fast-paced environment
  • Well-developed sense of urgency and follow through
  • Ability to determine when to escalate to management and identify the right stakeholders for decision making
  • Affinity for a high-performance, project-oriented work environment
  • Team oriented individual and self-starter who excels at learning new processes and business functions
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills with a strong ability to clearly communicate via PowerPoint documents and present information to all levels of management
  • Fluent in English
  • Proficient in MS Office Professional
  • Some travel may be required

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