Manager, FX in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/5/2018

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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 244 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 Foreign Exchange Operations Manager role is responsible for providing support to treasury, finance and global business units for all of PayPal’s daily FX pricing and trading strategies. This role serves in the capacity of bridging all FX front, middle and back office activities including trading PayPal cross border transactions, cash flow hedging, balance sheet hedging, and liquidity management. The position will also support a risk management and compliance function by collaborating with other areas of PayPal – including finance, legal and audit. This position is located in Austin, TX.

This role will also:

  • Provide leadership for all aspects of day-to-day FX operations from execution to settlement
  • Assist Head of Global FX Strategy in design and implementation of new foreign exchange pricing and trading systems; develop reporting and analytical framework to support FX operations
  • Support Global Product and Pricing on FX related projects and program changes
  • Provide foreign exchange expertise to internal, cross functional teams who consume FX rates for various applications
  • Provide foreign exchange expertise and intelligence to evaluate and implement best pricing and execution strategies
  • Collaborate with FX team to analyze FX counterparty performance
  • Partner with treasury team on all operational aspects of FX to support corporate and customer needs
  • Work as liaison on FX issues with various PayPal businesses as they expand globally – Xoom, Braintree, Paydiant
  • Assist Head of Global FX Strategy on initiatives to expanding currencies supported by PayPal
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis to Senior Management, finance, legal, and compliance on various FX related inquiries
  • Partner with IT systems and product teams on end-to-end FX flows ensuring operational excellence
  • Create reporting infrastructure and tools to provide knowledge and insight into PayPal’s cross border business
  • Monitor compliance with all FX and Treasury policies including all applicable Dodd Frank, daily custodial issues and EMIR regulatory requirements
  • Provide strategic support for business units where possible by leveraging bank products, services and existing relationships

Position Requirements:

  • 7+ years Finance/Treasury experience , MBA/CFA preferred
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA Preferred
  • Exceptional experience in FX operations at a global financial institution
  • Broad Treasury background preferred
  • Proven ability to manage, retain, and develop staff
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Proven track record of cross functional leadership and driving results in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment

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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