Payments Business Analyst in Omaha at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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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 210 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 Business Analyst to join the Global Finance Product team, which is a part of Finance Transformation & Optimization organization. This position is located in Omaha, NE. The Business Analyst will manage the technical design, development, and integration of global products to our accounting and reconciliation systems.

A successful candidate will need to be a self-starter, have an inquiring mind and proactive nature. To develop actionable insights the individual will need to work with product, risk, and finance operations teams to determine the key requirements of the data and technical design, but also to outline proposals for improvement. You will be able to collaborate and influence across the PayPal Finance organization.

  • Design and deliver detailed finance requirements, including process workflows, accounting rules, data element specifications, user stories, and acceptance test cases for new features and feature enhancements.
  • Facilitate finance product delivery and rollouts through coordinating heavily with cross-functional teams within Finance.
  • Identify and propose enhancements to sub-optimal and manual processes using principals of Operational Excellence.
  • Work closely with accounting operations, payment platform teams, and external partners to analyze and resolve production issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Lead the effort in tracking, scoping, and prioritizing new feature requests and production issues.
  • Collaborate with product, technology and Finance systems experts to communicate product roadmap, project status, and issues to accounting operations, executive management, and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Maintain a library of technical documents and business requirements that support the Finance and document management systems within PayPal.


  • BS/BA or higher degree. Accounting degree is a significant plus.
  • 3+ years of relevant business or systems analyst experience that demonstrates the ability to perform data analysis and research and problem solving within data files and other data sources.
  • Experience in payments, banking, credit union, accounting, reconciliation, or other financial systems and integration of such systems.
  • Strong communication skills - including an ability to listen to the needs of others and comprehend complex matters, articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, and present effectively in both oral and written presentations to all levels in the organization.
  • Understanding of basic accounting and financial reconciliation including comfort with a multi-currency environment is a strong plus.
  • Strong system and data flow knowledge. Ability to learn and adapt to new product flows and software technologies.
  • Experience with top-tier ERP systems and/or previous SAP experience a strong plus.
  • Team-oriented approach with well-developed sense of urgency and follow through. Ability to handle multiple projects under pressure.
  • High level of energy and a desire to thrive in a large, complex, fast-paced organization.
  • Strong work ethic, including the ability to work independently, but also knows how to have fun while doing it!
  • This position requires occasional travel.

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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