Pricing/Strategic Finance Analyst (f/m) in Dreilinden at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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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.

A typical day for the UKDEATCH Pricing & Strategic Finance Analyst will include:

Partnering with the Business Unit to make educated pricing decisions and supporting the growth of the business
Providing quantitative and qualitative analysis on new business opportunities and upsells
Improving business cases and/or build new models to support new initiatives
Supporting strategic pricing projects for the UK and DEATCH sub-regions
Providing structure, frameworks and guidelines on pricing topics
Aligning and improving processes to increase efficiency and foster faster decision making by benchmarking best practices across EMEA
Suggesting and implementing new ideas to positively impact pricing performance

What does Success Look Like?

  • You will have led and delivered EMEA-wide pricing projects which have a direct impact on PayPal’s business and financial success, by coordinating work with stakeholders in multiple teams and markets, and performing thorough financial analysis.
  • You will have engaged in multiple deal analysis and internal negotiations to support your market in their external merchant negotiations/renegotiations.
  • You will position yourself as your market’s subject matter expert in all things pricing and merchant profitability in the eyes of your stakeholders.
  • You will have contributed to improving the efficiency of internal processes by providing and implementing impactful process recommendations.
  • You are seen as a proactive and engaged individual by ensuring any issues identified are addressed and resolved involving necessary accountable stakeholders.
  • You have established trust with your stakeholders and they see you as a true partner and growth enabler.
  • You are an inclusive and a respected individual because of your collaboration with other PayPal employees on ideas for improvement, implementing strategy and plans and adjusting processes.
  • You are flexible and willing to take on any challenge in front of you or your team with a high level of passion and creativity

About You:  

  • 3 to 5 years work experience, preferably in high-growth, global e-commerce companies, consulting, investment banking, or private equity
  • Pricing and/or financial analysis experience
  • Successfully completed a Master degree in business administration, science, engineering or equivalent
  • Fluent in German and English

You Might Also Have:  

  • You should be a passionate, proactive self-starter, quick learner and somebody who enjoys dealing with a wide range of topics and has a good sense of humour!
  • Highly analytical, flexible, problem-solver, with a positive, creative and innovative mind-set
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver reliable results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when required
  • Ideally experience working in a matrix organization and in a global environment
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills, hands-on mentality, team-oriented and results-driven

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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