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Finance & Pricing Strategy Manager in Paris at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

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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 277 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 Pricing Strategy function is a key lever to grow the PayPal business. For this exciting journey we are looking for a strong addition to our Europe Pricing Strategy Team. For merchant and product pricing you will be responsible for local pricing decisions as well as for regional and global strategic pricing projects. This will include working closely with the Europe pricing team and our finance colleagues located in London and Berlin, Paris and Luxembourg, San Jose and Singapore. Your key stakeholders are the country managers, the project managers, the sales and relationship management teams across Europe. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a high-growth international business environment, and interact with the PayPal leadership team.

Job Responsibilities

The Pricing/Finance Manager will report directly to the Head of Pricing for Continental Europe. The role will require that the individual supports in:

  • Building pricing strategy for product launch and repositioning, assess financial impact at regional and global level
  • Identifying strategic topics and their implications and develop strategic insights from quantitative and qualitative data
  • World class strategic and analytical thinking with an excellent ability to put complex ideas into clear frameworks, and to use data to drive strategic objectives and priorities
  • Serving as thought partner and advisor to key leaders in the region, Sales, Relationship Managers and operational teams to make educated pricing decisions and refine commercial strategy to support the growth of the business
  • Collaborating with Partners team to build strong agreements with our Partners or review terms and conditions
  • Supporting strategic pricing projects core to the strategy of PayPal into the execution phase. Help to develop documents to facilitate cross-functional and cross-regional team discussions as well as communicate with Senior Management
  • Aligning and improving processes to increase efficiency and foster faster decision making by benchmarking best practices across the globe
  • Suggesting and implementing new ideas to positively impact pricing performance


Successfully completed degree in business administration, science, engineering or equivalent

Minimum 5 years’ experience preferably in high growth, global e-commerce or technology companies, consulting, investment banking or private equity.

Proficient in Excel, Power Point, Finance/ Accounting; SQL a plus

Fluent English and French; any other languages are a plus

Who are we looking for?

You should be a passionate, proactive self-starter, quick learner and somebody who enjoys dealing with a wide range of topics.

  • Highly flexible, problem-solver, with a positive, creative and innovative mind-set
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver reliable results in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when required
  • A business and commercial sense coupled with analytical skills
  • Ability to lead in complex, global organizations
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills, hands-on mentality, team-oriented and results-driven
  • Interest in digital companies, fin-techs, payment industry, knowledge of ecommerce business models

What we offer?

  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.
  • Opportunity to learn about the digital payments industry, build concrete skills, ( SQL, presentation/communications) and participate in executive decision-making.
  • Be a part of a dynamic entrepreneurial team that helps to shape the payments landscape of the region.
  • A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.
  • Flexible working schedule.
  • Attractive compensation and benefits.
  • A socially innovative company that helps communities worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time (e.g. Habitat for Life volunteering).
  • A green, sustainable working environment.
  • An opportunity to be a part of a community that is committed to fostering the following 4 cultural values: Innovation & Creativity; Collaboration; Diversity & Inclusion and Wellness.

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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