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Lead Systems Analyst - GFO App. Support in Omaha at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

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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 305 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.

Paypal is seeking a Lead Business System Analyst to assist in supporting our GFO Applications team. This position is located in Omaha, NE. The Lead Business System Analyst will manage and support data maintenance, configuration, and analytics activities for the Finance organization at PayPal. This position will also handle escalated issues, assist with team leadership, scheduling, and various other lead level roles.

A successful candidate must be self-motivated, have an inquiring mind and proactive nature.  This candidate must have proven experience influencing and communicating effectively across all levels of the company, from individual business users to executive management. He or she should have proven ability to build relationships / partnerships and work cross-functionally to drive time sensitive deliverables, issues tracking and reporting. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Perform Smart AFI (sAFI) Configuration for Bank Analyzer, configuration for DLL and/or SDI, unit test, creation of test cases and data requirements for testing for products in accordance with the functional specifications
  • Configure new objects and modify existing objects within DLL/SDI (InfoObjects, Data Sources, transformations, DSO's), SDL (Templates, Classes, Fields) and RDL (Results Data Area, fields)
  • Review and resolve production defect issues for business users through debugging objects in production landscape
  • Bridge business users and the technology organizations. Lead collaborations and discussions among cross-functional teams for effective solution-building or issue-resolution.
  • Starting with business questions, leverage strong analytical skills, critical thinking capabilities, and in-depth understanding of our data to collaborate with business users and engineers, brainstorm and strategize the “right” solution, initiate and document the requirements and associated functional specifications.
  • Communicate defect root cause, resolution plan, and timeline to accounting operations, management, and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Understand impact various projects and products have on the financial application and associated requirements. 
  • Support special projects and initiatives: special projects vary from strategic initiatives to day to day operations. Support needs will vary by project and will require strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of SAP and analytics experience in payment industry, financial services and/or management consulting firms
  • 2+ years SMART AFI configuration experience
  • Experience working with SDI (Smart Data Integration)
  • Excellent knowledge of SDL and RDL modelling
  • Strong Finance/Accounting background
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience working with cross –functional and international teams

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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