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Regulatory Accounting/Reprting Analyst in Sao Paulo at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

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    Sao Paulo
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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 267 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.

Working as part of the global Centre of Excellence (COE) Regulatory Reporting team, and reporting to the Head of the COE, the Regulatory Accounting & Financial Reporting Analyst will be responsible for the preparation and submission of regulatory reports together with monitoring and forecasting of regulatory metrics for PayPal.

  • Complete periodic reporting submissions to US regulatory bodies;
  • Monitor and forecast relevant regulatory metrics;
  • Monitor the development of regulations relevant to PayPal;
  • Ensure advance awareness and preparatory tasks are undertaken early to implement foreseen changes;
  • Liaise with key stakeholders including Data Technology, Controlling and Treasury teams and gain an understanding of balances to obtain accurate and timely data to complete reporting, monitoring and forecasting;
  • Provide quality assurance over data inputs and resulting outputs;
  • Perform reconciliations of output against management accounts ensuring any breaks are cleared in advance or are explained as appropriate;
  • Implement regulatory reporting production and delivery systems;
  • Strive to create efficiencies in processes, in particular focusing on risk reduction through automation;
  • Draft detailed risk based procedures and checklists focusing heavily on internal controls throughout;
  • Prepare and present periodic updates for executive management;
  • Challenge, resolve, and communicate any issues to internal stakeholders;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors ensuring all requests and any issues are addressed timely and accurately;
  • Assist the global COE team in any related initiatives outside of the U.S..


  • Finance Degree;
  • Qualified accountant/finalist, preferably with a Big 4 background and years’ professional experience in e-commerce/payments/financial services industries;
  • Knowledge of regulations affecting the Banking and Payments industries
  • Familiarity with local and international accounting standards including US GAAP and IFRS;
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with fluency in English mandatory;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast paced and dynamic environment with a high degree of personal accountability, integrity and trust;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within cross functional and remote teams;
  • Technical experience dealing with reporting systems required. SAP is an advantage;
  • Good sense of humor and ability to create and maintain a balanced, positive work environment;
  • Willingness to travel approximately 15% p.a.;
  • Good analytical and problem solving experience, in particular in manipulating data using MS Excel;
  • Strong process improvement skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Ability to share information, transfer knowledge and expertise to team members;
  • Willingness to take on additional COE work unrelated to the U.S.;
  • Ability to escalate issues and seek guidance as required.

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.