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FP&A Intern - DEATCH/Core Markets in Dreilinden at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

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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 375 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 DEATCH Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team you will work closely with the regional Senior Management. While providing financial, analytical insight into the business, you will be able to learn about the dynamic digital payments industry, learn & participate in the financial forecasting process and develop your analytical and presentation skills. The successful intern role will primarily be supporting a team of 4 but also other regional teams in other Core markets (UK, Western Europe, Australia). This is a 6-month internship and this will report to the Core Markets’ FP&A Manager. The position will be based in Dreilinden, Brandenburg, Germany (close to Berlin), but due to current pandemic, working fully remote will be possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and develop existing frameworks (models and reports) to analyse performance of the DEATCH business & other Core Markets
  • Participate in the monthly Forecast and annual Budget processes
  • Perform deep dive analyses on key business, product, financial, merchant and consumer metrics to develop insights and strategy
  • Support central / other regional FP&A teams as required and contribute to specific ad-hoc projects
  • Drive best practices and identify areas of improvement and make recommendations to optimize processes or analytics tools.

Basic Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from a Business / Engineering school or university in a relevant discipline (mathematical/ finance/ data analytics-based subject).
  • Have a strong interest and general knowledge of the digital payment, fintech and more broadly Internet/e-commerce space.
  • Have the appropriate working rights for a full-time opportunity in Germany.

Additional Requirements:

  • Comfortable with Financial and Analytical modelling
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office package (Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Fluent in English. Proficiency in German or any other European language is a plus.
  • Can multi-task and manage priorities and timeline to deliver and “get things done” in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Familiarity with SQL, VBA or Oracle Essbase is a plus

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



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