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Vendor Finance & Ops Program Analyst in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/11/2022

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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 Global Financial Crimes and Customer Protection (GFC&CP) organization is responsible for detecting and preventing financial crimes, including money laundering and terrorism financing, compliance and reputational risk across PayPal and its associated products. The External Technology Strategy Enablement team supports GFC&CP strategic initiatives and governance by analyzing opportunities, directing the engagement of external capabilities, ensuring alignment to the overarching technology enablement vision, and managing the portfolio of selected vendors to support GFC&CP’s functional programs. As a Vendor Finance & Operations Program Manager on the GFC&CP Technology Strategy Enablement team, you will partner with program leaders across the Risk, Compliance, and Finance and Accounting organizations to manage an annual budget, develop forecasts, and inform business cases. You will also be responsible for supporting vendor onboarding and risk management activities critical to effectively delivering vendor technology and data solutions in support of GFC&CP programs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the development of strategic plans, annual financial budgets, and monthly forecasts
  • Develop an understanding of business strategic priorities, anticipate associated impacts to vendor requirements, and identify opportunities to optimize ROI
  • Identify trends, anticipate needs, and drive process improvements to support an evolving planning and reporting function
  • Build reports and assist with monthly actuals-to-forecast variance analysis
  • Work with business to build business cases and set up processes to manage the funding and oversight of new initiatives
  • Coordinate for, open, and maintain purchase orders supporting vendor services; track invoicing and settlement to support Finance operations and vendor stakeholder relationships
  • Collaborate with functional partners in the onboarding of new vendors, including Information Security, Privacy, Finance, Legal, Sourcing
  • Complete Internal Risk, Privacy, Legal assessments, and related administration
  • Follow the third-party management policies and standards

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferred 
  • Operate with integrity with demonstrated ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature
  • Demonstrate strong and effective leadership skills and ability to operate comfortably within a complex cultural, global environment
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills with the ability to translate complex problems into simpler terms, and effectively influence both peers and senior leadership
  • Possess sound judgment, curiosity, and agility in solving problems swiftly
  • Strong tools and project management skills, with the ability to lead others towards deliverable execution and milestones against deadlines
  • Possesses solid analytical, problem solving, and critical / creative thinking skills
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, adaptable, and detail-oriented
  • Solid understanding of forecasting/budget and accrual concepts
  • Proficient in budget and reporting applications including Ariba, BPC, BW and SAP
  • Excellent Excel (including pivot tables, functions, charts) and PowerPoint skills; comfort with database products and data analysis tools such as SQL, python, etc a plus

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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