Finance Ops Analyst in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

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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 244 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 role will be part of CE&T's Center of Excellence, ensuring seamless step-by-step process from Procure to Invoice. Responsible for opening PO's in adherence to Corp policy. Work closely with BU's for an accurate forecast of PO's and create/update expense tracker/tool accordingly. Work with Finance to ensure an accurate month-end close and forecast.

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 team, including monthly forecasting and day to day expense tracking.
• Populate spend tracker/tool 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 ensure that Finance has all the relevant information needed for month-end close and to provide back up documentation
• Invoice reconciliation with vendors as needed
• Close POs in SRM and work with Finance to ensure accrual releases, if appropriate
• Change PO Owners due to re-org or attrition
• Remind 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

PayPal operates a dynamic business that addresses the payment needs of both merchants and consumers. With over 130 million users worldwide, PayPal is rapidly becoming the preferred method of making and accepting online payments. PayPal is focused on maximizing the adoption, use, and preference for PayPal on-line and off-line by addressing customer needs, both merchant and consumer, more effectively than any other payments provider and by offering customers the best payment experience off line and on-line.

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.