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Business Intelligence Analyst 3 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

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Job Description

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.

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 286 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. The Global FP&A organization is responsible for designing and managing the payment mechanisms and partnerships that enable the movement of funds into and out of the PayPal system. The role will be extremely collaborative and require interaction with several internal PayPal teams, including product development, product management, business operations, risk, data infrastructure, and external partners., the individual will manage the day-to-day process and guide the business through various finance-related tasks. Additionally, the successful candidate will assist in budgeting, forecasting, month end close, variance analysis and reporting related to operating expenses and headcount. This role will work closely with cross-functional teams to provide business insight and guide them towards sound financial decisions. At this time, the Payment Finance &Platform Analytics team is seeking a suitable candidate who will lead efforts to monitor the functional, operational and technical performance of our payment platforms. He/she will manage and drive payment platform health monitoring, and insight generation for these platforms/products across Globe.

Responsibilities include:

  • Solid understanding of forecasting/budget and accrual concepts.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Identify trends, anticipate needs, and gather business requirements to support an evolving planning and management reporting function that meets the needs of the users.
  • Assist in process improvements using reporting and planning tools.
  • Process cost center creation and changes, movement of cost center hierarchies.
  • Review prepaid schedule and ensure appropriate and timely amortization.
  • Assist with month-end close and reporting activities. Book accrual and cross charge JE’s accurately and on time.
  • Build reports and assist with monthly actuals-to-forecast variance analysis.
  • Develop, automate, and maintain dashboards using Tableau and ensure timeliness and accuracy of metrics in the dashboards. 
  • Monitor expense and headcount plan vs actual, and provide analysis/recommendation for business partners and Finance team.
  • Work with business, budget owners and other financial analysts to build business cases and set up processes to manage the spending of new projects/initiatives
  • Ad-hoc analysis & projects as needed to support business needs
  • Work autonomously but in collaboration with teammates and business partners.
  • Work with Product managers to establish thresholds for new and existing key performance indicators (KPIs), communicate findings/anomalies to Leadership team

Job Requirements

  • Successful candidates will possess exceptional business judgment, strong analytic skills, and superb communication skills. They must have a passion for living in the data and be comfortable rolling up their sleeves to get into the details of the analysis, as well as being able to synthesize and provide high-level thought leadership.
  • Proven track record of utilizing a data-driven approach to solve ambiguous business problems and delivering business and operational impact.
  • Ability to manage the details as well as the big picture
  • Ability to work well within a team structure
  • Proven ability to collaborate with many constituents and take a directed set of needs into an executable plan of deliverables
  • Requires strong technical and analytical skills to translate complex transactional data into valuable and insightful information.
  • Significant experience with statistical packages (SAS or R), SQL and reporting tools (Qlikview and Tableau) is required.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree preferably in a quantitative field (engineering/accounting/statistics).

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.

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