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FP&A Analyst/Manager in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/24/2018

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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 254 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 is seeking a Financial Planning Analyst/Manager (FP&A) to join the organization CBT team in Singapore. The FP&A Analyst/Manager will be responsible for an exceptionally broad range of activities including planning, reporting, forecasting, investment analysis and performance monitoring. The individual will a business partner to the various leadership members on providing key insights into revenue trends and managing operating expense budgets. The role will be the conduit of communication between the global FP&A team and the stakeholders across CBT. The individual dig deep into the data including non-financial metrics to determine the causes of trends, identifying anomalies, spotting opportunities etc. and translating those into tangible and actionable recommendations. We are open to hiring at either Analyst/Manager level, depending on skillsets and experience level of the chosen individual.

Job responsibilities

  • Developing the financial strategy and forecasting future performance, including determining the optimal financial architecture to deliver maximum value to customers and shareholders
  • Annual and quarterly budgeting financial planning, target setting, and reporting for Revenue and Operating Expenses
  • Updating key financial models and creating new financial models from scratch – including but not limited to Customer Cohort models, pricing models, deal models, etc.
  • Preparing and reviewing performance metrics and various financial analyses
  • Business partner to the sales leader on all initiatives and helping the teams to articulate business cases in financial terminology
  • Analysis of business performance, including creating insight into customer behavior and site performance, business and project performance, pricing opportunities, etc.
  • Leading the quarterly target setting process, ensuring proper use of resources (expenses, people), as well as ensuring proper return on investment by business lever
  • Interface between business leaders and the International FP&A team. Articulate key drivers of business performance to finance leaders across the globe
  • Create and deliver presentations for various financial and business reviews
  • Communicate complex concepts and the results of the analyses with clear and effective communication and visualization to senior leadership
  • Manage multiple priorities through solid Project Management practices

Qualifications, skills & experience

  • 5-12 years of experience in Financial Planning  preferably in technology or payments industry or Consulting/Investment banking experience
  • Bachelors in Finance, Mathematics, Economics or related field. Additional business qualifications like MBA/CFA/CPA
  • Experience in Essbase and SAP BPC in addition to strong Excel, PowerPoint, Think-cell and preferably SQL skills and ability to create Excel Macros.
  • High energy and capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and frequent context shifting
  • Desire to work with ambiguity and passion for problem solving
  • Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large
  • Specific experience with payments, internet or eCommerce company is preferred
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated analytical skills
  • Ability to think creatively and work independently

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.