Finance Operations Analyst in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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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 237 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 Finance Operations Analyst will be a key part of the Customer Experience & Technology Finance team. The role will require that the individual:
• Partner with BU to understand requirements and deadlines
• Partner with Legal, Procurement, AWF Team to understand their requirements and processes
• Partner with AP team to understand process and tools for invoicing
• Assist in budget management activities within the CE&T Product team, including monthly forecasting, accruals, and day to day expense tracking.
• Populate EMT with forecasted spend and adjust as needed
• Onboard new vendors – submit request to Supplier Team, manage approval process, request MSA with legal, SOW finalization, open PO, and train on Supplier Portal and invoicing process
• Obtain all required contracts to submit to legal for approval
• Support improvements to processes and systems to streamline efficiency.
• Secure internal approvals for APAC and EMEA contracts and submit required CAS forms to International Legal Team
• Submit contracts to Legal for approval and signatures via Docusign
• Submit PO request in SRM
• Update EMT with PO information
• Work with BU to provide accrual to Finance & provide back up documentation as needed
• Invoice reconciliation with vendors as needed
• Close POs in SRM and ensure accrual released, if needed
• Change PO Owners due to re-org or attrition
• Reminder to teams to approve invoices and PO in a timely manner
The individual will need to be a self-starter, have an inquiring mind, a proactive nature, business acumen and a passion for creative problem solving.
The ideal candidate will be able to do more than merely report on the metrics or track spend. They will be able to collaborate and influence across the PayPal organization

Skills & Abilities required:

  • Strong Excel skills (including pivot tables, functions, charts) are a big plus
  • Strong mathematics and statistics knowledge
  • 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, fun, energetic personality, works well under pressure
  • Must be eager to learn, contribute and share knowledge – internally and externally

Bachelor’s Degree and a 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.