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Manager Finance 1 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

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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.

The Payments FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis) team is a key partner and enabler of the Payments & Finance organizations. The team is responsible for helping the partners meet business objectives and KPI goals by providing outstanding finance support and business insights. As a critical member of the team, this role will be primarily responsible to plan, manage and monitor Braintree transaction expenses. As a valuable partner to payment leadership team, this role will be deeply involved in the financial modelling of business cases and detailed analysis of latest trends. This role will forecast transaction expenses on a monthly basis and support the monthly and quarterly financial reporting commitments of PayPal.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Detailed budgeting, forecasting and analysis of transaction expense using modelling. Forecast and manage costs for PayPal, Braintree and other properties. Understand, forecast and explain impact of merchant mix, sector mix, consumer spending patterns and external drivers on cost.
  • Be the business partner and thought leader for Payments by providing deep business and financial insights; support them during strategic planning process, scenario planning, initiative scoping, partnership deals, contract negotiations, and other day to day finance related activities.
  • Effectively communicate financial performance to leadership across finance & payments organization.
  • Develop business cases for initiatives including detailed financial modelling, measuring actuals and do a look back periodically.
  • Regularly partner with Payments team to do opportunity mining to optimize transaction expenses.
  • Analyze weekly expense trends & their drivers, compare with target and present the analysis to finance leadership.
  • As a subject matter expert, support the broader company by providing insights about the expense trends and facilitate decision making across various functions

  Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Finance, Economics or related quantitative discipline.
  • 6+ years of prior experience in Finance or Analytics field in a high growth, global company preferably in payments, financial services or internet-based sectors
  • Budget Formulation & Management, Trend & Variance Analysis. Ability to analyze and automate financial invoices.
  • Should be comfortable with financial modeling and working with large amounts of data/databases
  • Experience with SQL or Python
  • Detail oriented and strong analytical skills
  • Prior experience with financial planning and reporting systems (e.g. Hyperion, Essbase, Tableau, QlikView) is preferred
  • Experience in building powerful presentations with a crisp and clear storyline
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, cross functional team environment setting
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills

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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