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Global Accounting Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/19/2020

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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 325 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 Global Accounting Manager would be responsible for leading a Global Intercompany team and support critical objectives including the following - • Building global intercompany processes that can scale with the business; identify automation opportunities, simplify our processes by enforcing / influencing standard procedures across the globe and challenging exceptions. • Improving accuracy and applying a risk-based approach to identify areas for focus; leveraging more tools/technology to efficiently analyze and validate large volumes of data to drive results. • Business Partnering so that we can keep up to speed with changes in the business and quickly adapt/re-design processes as needed; requires strong communication (written/verbal) with the ability to distill and communicate complex/operational intercompany accounting concepts to non-accounting business partners. Ability to influence where you do not have direct authority.

Key Responsibilities Include -  

  • Provide hands-on leadership within the Global Intercompany team including management of our business process outsourced team (IBM).
  • Find opportunities within the Global Intercompany function to streamline tasks to improve accuracy, decrease process complexity, identify process gaps and build bandwidth for additional in-take.
  • Month End Close - Perform monthly close management and review of Global Intercompany Processes
  • Support timely resolution of escalated intercompany issues with key business partners (i.e., International Controllers, Tax, Treasury, etc.)
  • New Product / Geo Expansion - Design scalable end-to-end intercompany processes for accounting, settlement and reconciliation for ‘go to market’ and integration of new products. Investigate, understand and challenge various local or specific product customizations at design phase which are exceptions to our global model
  • Support and maintain SAP Transfer Pricing Automation and VAT Automation programs. Apply critical thinking to be able to identify and troubleshoot system issues and solutioning with the SAP Demand team to drive timely resolution of these issues.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience with SAP ERP systems (SAP BW and SAP ECC)
  • Experience in a multinational/multi-entity environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in accounting
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant qualification, a plus
  • Big 4 experience, 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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