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Senior Manager, Accounting Operations in Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/24/2022

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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 PayPal Controllership Global Record-to-Report (R2R) organization is looking for a highly motivated Senior Manager, Accounting Operations with a combination of strong accounting and interpersonal skills to add to our global cross-functional team. The position will report to PayPal’s Assistant Global Controller.


  • USGAAP and IFRS management of our global monthly close
  • Manage the preparation of certain 10K/Q footnote disclosures
  • Plan, set the policy, and manage the completion of close tasks, journal entries and accounting reconciliations in partnership with our outsourced accounting provider
  • Plan and lead in continuous improvement initiatives including designing, process rationalization, Robotics/Automation, and other system improvements
  • Act as a representative and ambassador for PayPal’s global R2R GL functions in discussions with potential projects that impact GL accounting operation matters
  • Data integrity reviews of information in our close management and accounting software
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with our partners such as our accounting partners, Local Controllership, Accounting Policy Group, SOX PMO, Global Finance Ops and Finance partners
  • Plan and monitor R2R internal controls and policies and coordinate audit efforts

The successful candidate will work well in a fast-paced environment, learn quickly and can make accurate decisions with limited information. The ability to manage relationships cross functionally through clear communication of goals and objectives is extremely important.

Candidates for this position must have:

  • 10+ years accounting experience at a large growth company and/or Big 4
  • Advanced technical accounting skills to translate guidance from our Accounting Policy Group into accounting steps
  • Strong process improvement skills; proficiency with spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional, rapidly changing environment, and to lead and drive complex initiatives
  • Attention to detail, be organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • SAP General Ledger system knowledge
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent required; CPA or Charted Accountant preferred

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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