Financial Analyst in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/20/2019

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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.

We are looking for a highly motivated, analytic and process oriented financial analyst to join the Corporate FP&A team. In this position, you will assist business leaders and finance managers to help plan the future of the business, manage budgets and forecasts and provide day-to-day decision-making support. An ideal candidate will be deadline oriented and demonstrate the ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Needs to be a self-starter, a fast learner and be intellectually curious.

As a member of PayPal’s Corporate FP&A team, this position will play a key role in long-term strategic planning, business analysis and deep dives, annual budget building and ongoing reporting/planning for PayPal's Opex functions. Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes
  • Assist with month-end, quarter & year-end close activities and reporting processes
  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis and business case modeling as per business requirements
  • Engage in continuous process improvement efforts to streamline financial planning and budget management processes for efficiency and accuracy
  • Deliver monthly and quarterly financial reports with results analyses to finance and business leadership


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or economics or equivalent from a reputed institution
  • 2-3 years of Financial Planning & Analysis experience
  • MS Excel and PowerPoint expert
  • Trend & Variance Analysis
  • P&L and Cash Flow Forecasting
  • SAP / Hyperion / Tableau / Access/ BPC

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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