Manager, Accounting 2 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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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.

PayPal is looking for a high-performing and detail-oriented Revenue Manager to help develop and grow the Company’s revenue accounting operations as the Company scales to $20 billion and strives to be the leading FinTech company globally. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who would like to play a key role in Finance/Revenue, to develop his/her career progressively and comprehensively at a fast growing company in the field of online payments. This position will report to the Director of Transaction Margin in the Finance organization.

  • Participate in the month-end and quarter-end close procedures including preparation and/or review of journal entries, reconciliations, and other close requirements
  • Assist in preparing data and other support information requested by management and SEC Reporting team for 10-Q/10-K reporting purposes
  • Help coordinate quarterly and annual audit requirements with external auditors
  • Serve as a technical accounting liaison in the deal review with various members of global business operations, including legal & sales.
  • Advise business on accounting treatment relating to Multiple Element Arrangements relating to SOP97-2 or ASC 606 (software, hardware industry background is a plus)
  • Review customer contracts for revenue recognition to ensure compliance with appropriate revenue recognition standards under US GAAP/ IFRS.
  • Prepare revenue accounting reports and analysis to support month end close, account reconciliation, quarterly filling and disclosures.
  • Ensure internal controls over the contract review process and revenue accounting process is in compliance with internal controls and SOX
  • Assist in developing whitepaper or accounting memos to support Company’s position or policy election on certain revenue recognition issues
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal team members and cross-functional teams
  • Evaluate current revenue process, accounting, systems and procedures to identify scalable alternatives for improvement

Experience/Skills Required:

  • 3+ years total experience in public accounting (ideal candidate will have Big 4 experience with publicly traded clients or technology clients) + 2 years of private accounting experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and at various levels within a company
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Experience with FASB standards and their adoption, practical application & familiarity with Topic 606
  • CPA and/or CA with excellent planning and managing skills
  • Combination of strong communication and partnering skills in conjunction with technical accounting experience
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables & vlookups experience) and ability to work with large volumes of transactional data
  • Financial systems knowledge and expertise with core financial/accounting applications (e.g. SAP)

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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