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Reporting Analyst in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

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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.


We are seeking a Reporting Analyst in Global Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GGRC) to work closely with a team of analysts and professionals dedicated to meeting the highest level of risk reporting to the organization. This position will be responsible for developing analytical tools to measure, report and monitor an enterprise view of quantified, aggregated risk exposures across the business. The Reporting Analyst will also be responsible for compiling risk metrics across the risk and compliance program and presenting data and trends.  He/ She will also assist with special projects across the organization.

Primary role/responsibilities/project?

  • Develop, implement, and enhance reporting for the risk and compliance program, including risk assessment, issue management, compliance testing, and general risk management.
  • Assist with the development and monitoring of risk appetite reporting across the enterprise.
  • Complete data analysis projects as assigned using Excel, SQL, Tableau, or other applications.
  • Consult with business partners to define project objectives and define requirements.
  • Create PowerPoint presentations to report on key metrics and project updates.
  • Assist with quality review assessments.
  • Develop a deep understanding of PayPal Products.
  • 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 business through analytics, financial modeling, and business case development.
  • Analyze complex system behavior from multiple sources, performance, and application monitoring data. 
  • Perform highly analytical deep-dives to identify root cause and mitigation opportunities or specific actions to add value.
  • Work closely across the matrix with teams like Finance, Marketing, Product, Engineering.


  • Graduating with an undergrad quantitative degree from a top-tier institution. Degrees in Statistics or Mathematics are a plus.
  • Knowledge of external systems and software (Microsoft Office - Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Data gathering and reporting skills. 
  • Interest in risk management, compliance, financial analysis, or business intelligence.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Familiarity with web analytics (Google Analytics, Site Catalyst), statistical packages (SAS, R), and visualization tools (Qlikview, Tableau).
  • Passionate about problem solving.
  • Ability to translate business questions into structured analysis and data analytics into business insights.
  • Strategic thinking and mental flexibility to be able to understand both, the details of the problem, as well as, the big picture/business solution.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate complex problems into simpler terms, and effectively influence both peers and senior leadership.
  • Ability to make data-driven decisions and highly results-oriented.
  • Experience with experimentation and A/B testing is a big plus.
  • Enjoys having fun and truly wants to make real impact in their work.


From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. We are passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to learn more, explore opportunities, and discover a place for you.

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    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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