Financial Reporting Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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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 237 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.

PayPal’s Financial Reporting team has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Reporting Manager who will support both internal and external financial reporting requirements for the Company. This person will interact with various teams across the Company in development of monthly internal and quarterly external financial analyses, themes and messaging. The position is based in San Jose, CA. 

The primary responsibilities include: 

  • Support the preparation of the monthly internal financial reporting package in partnership with contributing team members
  • Create and maintain internal reporting calendar to inform parties of necessary deadlines adherence for the process
  • Act as liaison with other departments in preparation and review of non-financial reporting metrics.
  • Provide support for the preparation of the Quarterly and Annual reports on Form 10-Q/K including data input, document tie out an general review
  • Participate in communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures and other issues.
  • Responsible for effectiveness of internal controls where identified as a process owner; implement and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
  • Work on other special and ad hoc projects in Corporate Controllership as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 8 years or more of professional experience including exposure to the technology industry, internal and external financial reporting; proficient in US GAAP and relevant accounting and financial reporting matters.  “Big 4” accounting firm or public company experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate ideas and plans clearly and effectively with internal and external audiences
  • Strong project management and organizational skills; ability to independently and simultaneously manage various tasks and projects in a fast-paced environments and flexibility to work hours needed to meet deadlines
  • Good teamwork skills to build collaborative and win/win relationships
  • High degree of intellectual curiosity combined with immense attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.  Prior experience with Workiva (formerly Webfilings) and XBRL preferred, but not required

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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