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Payments Analyst in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chennai
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/23/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0053388

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 Product & Engineering (PPE) organization is responsible for designing and managing the payment mechanisms and partnerships that enable the movement of funds into and out of the PayPal system. At this time, the Payment Platform Analytics and Finance team is seeking a suitable candidate who will lead efforts to monitor the functional, operational and technical performance of our payment platforms. He/she will manage and drive payment platform health monitoring, Initiative tracking from Analytics and Financial prospective. The role will be extremely collaborative and require interaction with several internal PayPal teams, including product development, product management, business operations, risk, data infrastructure, and external partners.

 Responsibilities include:
•    Identify key business levers, establish cause & effect, perform analyses, and communicate key findings to various stakeholders to facilitate data driven decision-making 
•    Discover new opportunities to grow and optimize the Payments business through analytics, financial modeling, and business case development Collaborate with product, market and finance teams to help operationalize and quantify the business strategies that will drive profitability and margin expansion for the PayPal brand 
•     Identify key metrics and build exec-facing dashboards to track progress of the business and its highest priority initiatives. Driving strong recommendations to support and deliver strong business results Take a hands-on approach to obtain the right business context, understand the data schema, and develop flawless solutions to reduce product/platform deficiencies. 
•    Analyzing complex system behavior from multiple sources, performance, and application monitoring data. 
•    Analyze channel performance, design and execute experiments, research, financial models and other mechanisms to identify, evaluate and prioritize opportunities
•     Works to improve the day-to-day activities of the analytics team with technology and automation 
•    Perform highly analytical deep-dives to identify root cause and opportunities
•    Work with Product managers to establish thresholds for new and existing key performance indicators (KPIs), communicate findings/anomalies to payment platform
 Job Requirements
 Successful candidates will possess exceptional business judgment, strong analytic skills, and superb communication skills. They must have a passion for living in the data and be comfortable rolling up their sleeves to get into the details of the analysis, as well as being able to synthesize and provide high-level thought leadership.
•    Proven track record of utilizing a data-driven approach to solve ambiguous business problems and delivering business and operational impact.
•    Requires strong technical and analytical skills to translate complex transactional data into valuable and insightful information.
•    Significant experience with statistical packages (SAS or R or Python), SQL and reporting tools (Tableau) is required.
•    Bachelor’s/Master’s degree preferably in a quantitative field (engineering/accounting/statistics).
•    Strategic thinking and mental flexibility to be able to understand both the details of the problem, as well as, the big picture/business solution.
•    Prefers data-driven decisions and highly results-oriented
•    Experience with experimentation and A/B testing


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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