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Finance Process Automation Manager in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/2/2019

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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 Finance Process Automation Manager is responsible for collaborating with business, finance and accounting process owners to implement change through improving global finance processes and optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of finance tools and systems. He/she should be versed in RPA application, but will be focused on driving broader Finance Automation activities utilizing various alternative process improvement methodologies and tools.

  • Apply process improvement methodologies and tools to improve efficiencies, reduce risk and/or increase standardization
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise on a wide range of alternative automation tools to solution various opportunities in the most cost-effective manner
  • Maintain understanding of global systems, tools, business processes and procedures to further develop process and system efficiencies
  • Support project teams in process quality activities by educating and coaching others on process improvement philosophy, tools and application
  • Project manage finance end-user requirements, make recommendations for solutions as needed, work with cross-functional teams to capture business requirements where necessary, and perform thorough testing as required
  • Serve as a liaison with IT as needed to assist in implementation of new systems and provide functional support related to regularly scheduled IT releases and ongoing incident resolution
  • Work proactively with other global and regional functional teams to analyze and document new or changed integrated business processes and procedures
  • Develop training documents and job aids and provide training on applying best practices and best-in-class methodologies.


  • 8-10 of experience in Finance, Process Automation, Continuous Improvement, Business Transformation or related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, IT, or related field; MBA a plus but not required
  • Exposure to RPA technologies
  • Experience building dashboards
  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel, Access, VBA, T-SQL, Tableau, Python
  • Experience with SAP
  • Lean Six Sigma a plus
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationship cross-functionally and globally
  • Analytical with excellent problem solving skills
  • Well-organized with a high level of initiative and self-motivation

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.