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FP&A Manager in Luxembourg at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/5/2019

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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 277 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 FP&A Manager will lead the planning and forecasting processes for PayPal’s Core Markets (North America, UK, Germany and Australia) and perform financial consolidation for the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). This position will involve working with the Core Markets’ management team and wider FP&A team to produce weekly, monthly and quarterly reports, reviewing monthly forecasts, quarterly targets and annual budgets for the Core Markets’ regions. It will also require collaboration with different stakeholders to gather inputs, summarize insights and produce executive level presentations. Key focus will be to drive optimal decision making through financial modelling and quantitative analysis. A succesfull candidate will be highly analytical and capable of interpreting trends. You should have excellent business and communication skills to be able to present and work with the wider FP&A team and business owners. The candidate will provide planning support while aiming at doing so in a scalable and efficient way. The candidate will report into the Core FP&A Senior Manager and will be part of the FP&A team based in Luxembourg

Core responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with Senior Management to develop a deep understanding of PayPal’s business across different PayPal’ regions & segments, managing monthly forecast processes, strategic planning process and drafting CEO & CFO Board presentations.
  • Provide detailed strategic insight into the dynamics of the differing parts of the Core Markets’ business and deep dives to understand specific revenue driver trends.
  • Drive optimal decision making through insightful models and analytical tools & use of extensive financial and quantitative analysis, modelling, including revenue variance analyses.
  • Work with Core Market’s Senior Management and different FP&A team members to produce weekly, monthly and quarterly reports, produce analytical dashboards, review monthly forecasts, quarterly targets and annual budgets for the region.
  • Drive Core FP&A analytics tools and process strategies, partnering with global FP&A and technology teams.
  • Participate in specific ad-hoc projects and analyses by partnering with Regional FP&A team members and Senior Management.

Education required:

Masters Degree or equivalent. MBA preferred.

Experience required:

  • Experience gained as a Senior Financial Analyst, Finance Manager, Senior FP&A Analyst, Senior FP&A Manager, 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:

  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills: able to work across organization & geographies and influence peers and more senior colleagues.
  • Strong communication skills and experience distilling and presenting complex financial analyses into action-oriented recommendations.
  • Detail-oriented, highly analytical individual who strives for excellence and that wants to be part of a great team.
  • Exceptional process management skills.
  • High energy and a true desire to understand the drivers of the business.
  • Ability to thrive in a cross-functional / multicultural environment while juggling multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects/ results oriented.

Knowledge required:

  • Strong Excel and Power Point skills. Experience with database products (i.e. Essbase, SQL).
  • Fluent in English. Any other language of the region is more than welcome.

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.

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