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FP&A Analyst, International CBT in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/2/2020

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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 305 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 Opportunity This is a unique role, which combines Financial Planning and Analytics to enhance the effectiveness of budgeting process and provides deeper understanding of business performance drivers. As the Analytics and FP&A lead within the International Cross-Border team, the individual will establish the critical link of digging deep into the data including non-financial metrics to determine the causes of trends, identifying anomalies, spotting opportunities etc. and in the process help business determine the focus areas. The role will go further into helping business make better decisions, pre-empt future trends and take corrective actions to ensure PayPal remains on track to meet its short-term and long-term goals.

Job responsibilities

  • Annual and quarterly financial planning, target setting, and reporting for Revenue and Operating Expenses
  • Efficient measurement and reporting of financial and non-financial metrics of the International Cross Border business
  • Convert business questions into analytical problems and provide solutions through data analyses
  • Use analytics to improve our ability to detect, understand and address emerging trends that could pose a risk to business performance metrics
  • Analysis of business performance, including creating insight into customer behavior and site performance, business and project performance, pricing opportunities, etc.
  • Updating key financial models and creating new financial models from scratch – including but not limited to Customer Cohort models, pricing models, deal models, etc.
  • Communicate complex concepts and the results of the analyses with clear and effective communication and visualization to senior leadership
  • Convert business questions into analytical problems and implementable data analyses through creative hypothesis generation
  • Use analytics to improve our ability to detect, understand and address emerging trends that could pose a risk to business performance metrics
  • Communicate complex concepts and the results of the analyses with clear and effective communication and visualization to senior leadership
  • Work with large volumes of data; extracting and manipulating large datasets using standard tools such as SQL and SAS

Qualifications, skills & experience

  • 5 to 10 years of experience either in  Analytics or Financial Planning, preferably in technology or payments industry
  • Bachelors in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting or related field. Additional business qualifications like MBA/CFA/CPA
  • Experience in Essbase and SQL in addition to strong Excel, PowerPoint and SQL skills
  • Since the role will potentially support Latin American business units, ability to speak Spanish is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Excel macros, Visual Basic and data visualization  (Tableau, Qlikview etc) preferred
  • Demonstrated executive level engagement with business partners and exceptional communication skills
  • Desire to work with ambiguity and passion for problem solving
  • Not afraid to wear multiple hats; no job being too small or too large
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated analytical skills

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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