Financial Analyst in Timonium at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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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 210 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 is responsible for financial and analytical support for PayPal’s credit business, focused on initiative development and tracking. The Financial Analyst will be expected to think broader than traditional finance responsibilities to help develop cross-functional strategy. This is a highly visible role presenting findings to senior leadership to drive both short and long term strategic decisions.

  • Develop business cases related to consumer credit (US & international). Requires working with the business to understand and project P&L impacts of initiatives as well as develop key KPIs / tracking to establish “success”.
  • Analysis and Reporting on the impact of initiatives on the overall PayPal portfolio.  Tracking important KPIs including spend, revenue drivers, and customer behavior in order to ensure value generated for PayPal (both within credit products and overall)
  • Work with central finance teams to integrate initiatives and analytical findings into ongoing forecast processes Including prioritization of initiatives
  • Develop merchant and consumer pricing for credit products
  • Engage with business to drive customer segmentation analysis and optimizations of product strategy


  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • "Can-do" attitude and ability to think creatively / challenge assumptions
  • Experience with complex modeling in Excel
  • Experience mining large data sets. Knowledge of SQL or interest in learning
  • Consumer Credit experience preferred. Understanding of the financial services, financial tech and payments industry/ecosystem a plus.
  • Impeccable character and integrity.  Team player
  • Ability to work independently but know the right time to ask for help
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2+ years of experience in finance, analytics, and/or strategy

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.