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Manager, M&A Finance in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/28/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0052879

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 M&A Finance team is part of the core cross-functional team that supports PayPal’s M&A activity led by Corporate Development. The M&A Finance team is primarily responsible for financial due diligence and analysis for all acquisitions and minority investments, as well as coordination of integration activities performed by other M&A Finance workstreams including Tax, Treasury, Business Unit Finance, and Finance Systems. The M&A Finance Manager role within this team is responsible for driving and managing acquisition activities as it relates to all components of the Finance organization under the CFO. This role is a high visibility role that requires the ability to lead several process workstreams through explorations, gap analysis, integration planning, execution, and problem solving. The ability to work collaboratively with workstream leads and subject matter experts to arrive at risk-based approaches related to tactical execution steps is required.

An ideal candidate for this role would possess the following skills/experience:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an executive presence
  • Proficiency with US GAAP accounting application (specific experience with Revenue Recognition, Share-Based Compensation, Business Combinations, Goodwill/Intangible Assets is a plus)
  • Ability to distill and communicate diligence findings and integration plans to others within the organization
  • PMO/Organization skills and the ability to manage multiple workstreams simultaneously
  • Mindset to proactively engage and evaluate (and drive resolution of) potential conflicts between various Finance and non-Finance functions
  • Experience in operational finance/accounting roles and ability to distill accounting concepts to others within the organization
  • Analytical mindset that focuses on risk evaluation and mitigation
  • Ability to lead and drive execution of plans
  • Comfort with navigating complex decision points in order to ensure stakeholder buy-in
  • Comfort with problem solving and creative solutioning

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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