FX Treasury Analyst in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Singapore
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/24/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0037516

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.

The Foreign Exchange Analyst 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 is part of the FX Treasury Team that has primary responsibility of daily FX pricing and trading to support PayPal cross border transactions, cash flow hedging, balance sheet hedging, and liquidity management. The position will require detailed analysis of data for aiding trade execution decisions and the measurement of financial performance for all FX activities. The role will also support risk management and compliance functions. This position is located in Singapore.

Specifically this role will:

  • Support all aspects of day-to-day FX activities with focus on data analysis
  • Extract relevant internal and external data, analyze, organize and present them into formats or models that can be easily used for relevant FX trading, reporting or performance measurement purposes
  • Assist FX team in design and implementation of evolving foreign exchange pricing and trading systems including reporting and analytical framework to support FX operations, projects and program changes
  • “Go in between” Treasury team and system development team to relate requirements and problem solving
  • Support FX activities and execution of trades, related to restricted / on-shore Asian currencies – India, China, Malaysia, Indonesia,  Philippines and Vietnam
  • 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
  • Partner with treasury team on all operational aspects of FX to support corporate and customer needs
  • Analyze cross border flows from other PayPal businesses as they expand globally – Xoom, Braintree and future acquisitions.
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis on various FX related inquiries
  • Partner with product and pricing teams on cross border analysis.
  • Provide strategic support for business units where possible by leveraging FX and treasury experience

Position Requirements:

  • 7+ years Finance/Treasury experience , MBA/CFA preferred
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA Preferred
  • Experience in FX operations at a global financial institution will be an advantage
  • Broad Treasury background preferred
  • Business or system analyst experience in order to demonstrate the ability to perform data analysis and research within data files and other data source
  • Experience and familiarity with handling large data sets; prior experience in Tableau, VBA, MS Access and SQL queries is preferred
  • Strong system, data flow knowledge and ability to translate them to product flow
  • Addressing business problems by translating them into structured analyses, synthesizing data from multiple sources, and delivering solutions
  • Team oriented, highly analytical individual and self-starter who excels at learning new processes and business functions
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment

    Technology Proficiencies

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel (VBA)
  • Tableau MS Access and SQL Queries will be an advantage

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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