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Manager, M&A Finance FP&A in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/22/2021

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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 M&A Finance team is part of the core cross-functional team that supports PayPal’s M&A activity led by Corporate Development. The M&A Finance team is primarily responsible for financial due diligence and analysis for acquisitions and minority investments, as well as coordination of integration activities performed by other M&A Finance workstreams including Tax, Treasury, Business Unit Finance, and Finance Systems. The M&A Finance FP&A Manager role within this team is responsible for driving and managing acquisition budget activities as it relates to all components of deal financial metrics across the integration lifecycle. This is a high visibility role that requires the ability to partner with cross-functional PayPal integration teams to identify trends in spend, develop recommendations on budget and forecast, and aide in decision making.

An ideal candidate for this role would possess the following skills, qualities, and experience:

  • Proactively manage key stakeholders to escalate potential risks/issues of cross-functional relevance; assist in developing mitigation strategies and support implementation.
  • On a monthly budget cycle, work with Corporate Development, FP&A and other business partners to submit actual results and forecast for responsible cost centers.
  • Support alignment of budget accountability through an understanding of the PayPal environment and budget process optimization.
  • Partner with FP&A and controllership to demonstrate knowledge of budget and forecast and fostering strong collaboration.
  • Be a key resource to acquiree’s finance organization to drive financial integration processes, training, and development.
  • Develop scalable and repeatable processes with focus on data consolidation and continuous improvement.

Experience qualifications:

  • Strong financial analysis experience demonstrating both an understanding of budgets as well as process to support business decisions.
  • Ability to facilitate dialogue with various stakeholders to understand needs and drive teams to develop solutions to meet and/or exceed our customer expectations.
  • Demonstrate understanding of sourcing, procurement and invoicing practices.
  • Strong presentation and documentation skills, proficient in PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with matrix reporting structure.
  • Exceptional problem solving and negotiation skills, with the ability to work across organizational boundaries to drive closure of complex delivery challenges.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the professional confidence and credibility to effectively engage and interact with senior and executive management.
  • Ability to assess situations to determine the importance, urgency, and risk of issue presented; make recommendations and/or resolve the issues.
  • Experience in a global environment, supporting activities in a wide variety of international locations is a plus.
  • Bachelor of Accounting, Finance, or Business degree, or related curriculum.
  • 5+ years of finance experience

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



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