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Global Payroll Reporting Analyst in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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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 267 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 Payroll team is looking for a reporting and business analyst to be a key technical partner in supporting Payroll reporting requirements, requirements gathering and testing to drive platform strategy and analytics. The position requires a combination of technical, business and communication skills, with primary focus on reporting strategy, report development and ongoing support, management of operational metrics, coordination with company IT department teams and testing.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Partnering with the Payroll Operations and Information Technology teams, as well as various business partners throughout the company to gather requirements and develop reports/dashboards specific to Payroll
  • Providing day-to-day reporting support for third-party vendors, regulatory and governmental agencies globally and the local payroll teams and Finance organization.
  • Participating in the design and enhancement of the global Payroll reporting strategy to fully utilize system capabilities.  You will do this by understanding business requirements, constructing dataflow diagrams, studying system capabilities and writing specifications
  • Maintaining system integrity and protocols by writing and updating procedural and/or configuration manuals/documentation as required
  • Recommending needed controls by identifying potential risks and providing solutions
  • Developing and implementing policies surrounding secure data storage and transmission, including disaster relief plans
  • Providing references for users by writing, maintaining and cataloguing user documentation and manuals 
  • Creating reports as needed, as well as maintaining and updating business logic within reports as required
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices
  • Ad hoc analysis to support senior management
  • Support testing of enhancements by documenting requirements, writing test scripts, entering data and validating the data.
  • Personal Behaviors:

  • Proactive: You display energy and initiative in solving problems. You follow all possible avenues to get the job done.
  • Adaptable: You undertake a variety of tasks willingly. You switch from complex to routine tasks when required. You adapt quickly to new technologies and products. You work effectively with a variety of personalities and work styles.
  • Quality: You demonstrate appropriate quality and thoroughness in your work.
  • Integrity: You act with personal integrity at all times.
  • Professional: You work within your team's process. You confront problems (even when outside your own domain), propose solutions, take ownership through to resolution or ensure a clear hand-off. You have a positive, can-do approach to work.
  • Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, MIS, Business or related area of study
  • 3-5 years of experience within HRIS/Payroll Information Systems and reporting (building and maintaining reports as a primary focus.  Experience should include Workday and ADP products including GlobalView and Insights Dashboard or other HR/Payroll applications.
  • 3-5 years of experience with gathering and documenting business requirements, writing specification documents, executing testing and working with global teams in implementing those requirements
  • Good written, verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently and excellent problem solving skills is a must
  • Experience with MS Office, especially Excel (including macros, Pivot Tables) and experience with SharePoint
  • Should be genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and using the latest technologies 
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of ERP Applications (Workday, SAP, etc.) functional modules, integration points and technologies
  • Experience with Labor Management and/or Time & Attendance systems
  • Knowledge of human resource technologies and business processes
  • Ability to successfully manage conflict with positive results
  • Strong bias for action. Must be a self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to comfortably work in a fast paced, often ambiguous and event driven environment
  • Business aptitude is preferred since this job will have moderate interaction with HR, Accounting and Operations

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.