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FP&A Intern, Core Markets in Luxembourg at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/24/2020

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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.

As part of the Core Markets’  Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team and working closely with the Core Markets’  regional Senior Management, you will develop your analytical and presentation skills while gaining a deep understanding of PayPal’s fast-growing business across the Core Markets’  region. This is a 6 month internship and this will report to the Core Markets’ FP&A Manager. The position will be based in Luxembourg.

Core responsibilities:

  • Work with the Core Markets’  FP&A team to deliver performance insight to the Core Markets’  Senior Management team and Global FP&A team enabling optimal decision making.
  • Support the regular finance reporting cycles (weekly, monthly, quarterly) to produce analytical dashboards, review of monthly business performance, quarterly targets and annual budget for the Core Markets’  region.
  • Participate to the monthly Forecast and annual Budget processes.
  • Help delivering monthly Core Markets’  Operations review to PayPal CEO as well as Board presentations.
  • Perform deep dive analyses to understand revenue trends; identify potential business opportunities/risks.
  • Support other P&L areas (Headcount and Operating Expenses) for reporting and planning.
  • Drive best practices and identify areas of improvement and make recommendations to optimize processes or analytics tools.
  • Participate in specific ad-hoc projects at regional level.

Education required:

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from a leading Business or Engineering school/university.
  • Have a strong interest and general knowledge of the Payment industry, Fintech companies and more broadly Internet/e-commerce.

Experience required:

  • Experience gained as a Financial Analyst, Finance Manager, FP&A Analyst ideally in a fast growing, medium/large company environment within the eCommerce or financial services sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving forecast and budget processes in highly matrixed environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and challenging financial models.
  • Experience guiding decisions through a highly matrix environment.

Skills & Abilities required:

  • Comfortable with Financial and Analytical modelling.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office package (Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Fluent in English. Proficiency in any other European language is a plus.
  • Like to play with numbers, solve problems and learn by doing.
  • Has high attention to details and work in a clear, structured and organized way.
  • Can multi-task and manage priorities and timeline to deliver and “get things done” in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Feels accountable for his responsibilities.
  • Thrive evolving as a team player and in a multi-cultural office environment.
  • Solid interpersonal, writing and communication skills to manage stakeholders and convey clear and relevant messages to decision makers.
  • Familiarity with SQL, VBA or Essbase is a plus.

What we offer

  • A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.
  • Flexible working.
  • Attractive compensation and benefits.
  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment.
  • A socially innovative company that helps communities world wide through charitable giving or donation of time.

From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. The PayPal family is passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to learn more, explore opportunities, and discover a place for you.

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