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Finance Operations Analyst in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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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 254 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 PayPal Finance Organization is looking for a collaborative and execution-focused analyst. This individual will support the Operations manager in a range of multi-disciplinary operating rhythms. The Finance Operations Analyst will be a key part of the finance team supporting the marketing and brand teams in the Chief Commercial Officer organization. Operating rhythms include development of major change initiatives and monitoring progress against them and ongoing business reporting processes. The role requires a high degree of relationship management with the business as well as across PayPal. We are looking for someone with high energy and a passion for getting things done and who is able to develop and build relationships across the organization.

  • Maintain a spreadsheet tracking system for spend, forecasting, and contract status. 
  • Partner with legal, procurement, privacy, and sourcing teams to ensure contracts are submitted, and processed in adherence to Corporate Policy in a timely manner
  • Submit and execute POs, ensuring that appropriate cost centers, product, and GL codes are used
  • Educate vendors on the invoicing process and partner with Accounts Payable to resolve vendor invoicing issues
  • Populate and update the expense management tool to ensure accurate expense tracking, accrual reporting, and forecasting.
  • Onboard new vendors and manage the approval process through the creation of the Vendor’s ID
  • Support improvements to processes and systems to streamline efficiency.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong Excel skills (including pivot tables) are a big plus
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Accounting background preferred but not required
  • Effective time-management and prioritization skills to manage workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, ability to build relationships, interfacing at all levels
  • Thrives in an environment of continuous change and complexity
  • Results oriented, team player, friendly, energetic personality, works well under pressure
  • Must be eager to learn, contribute and share knowledge – internally and externally
  • Previous work experience of 2-3 years required
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Math, Finance, Accounting, etc.) preferred but not a must

    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.



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