Finance Portfolio Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0038446

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 financial analyst will evaluate, recommend, and pursue strategic opportunities to optimize revenue and margin growth of the Xoom business. We're growing quickly and need your experience in financial analysis, process development, and assessment of opportunities to best position the business for sustainable and accelerated growth.

Develop and execute strategies for portfolio growth and yield improvement through identifying new eligible populations, optimizing business profitability, more accurately quantifying risk, and recommending product feature enhancements, while maximizing the portfolio’s value to customers. Monitor primary and secondary Xoom metrics including: acquisition costs, pricing sensitivities, retention, and cost metrics. Support the Xoom business unit, working closely with the extended team and functional leaders such as risk and marketing, to monitor, analyze and improve the portfolio performance, and to help make the business decisions necessary to maximize growth and impact to customers and the company. Work closely with Product, Risk, Customer Service, Marketing, Legal and Compliance. Work in a team environment. This position has no direct reports and does not supervise/manage other staff.  

Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Finance, Statistics, or closely related quantitative discipline and six (6) years of experience in the job offered or six (6) years of experience as a business or financial analyst or Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Finance, Statistics or closely related quantitative discipline and eight (8) years of experience in the job offered or eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience as a business or financial analyst.


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.

R0038446

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