Senior Analyst in Sydney at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/20/2018

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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.

Reporting into a Manager, Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Security (ERCS) within the PayPal Australia business, the Senior Analyst position is responsible for administering and executing the compliance risk management framework for Australia and will be based in Sydney.

The administration and execution of the compliance risk management framework will include, but is not limited to the following types of activities:

  • Maintaining the legislative and regulatory obligations register,
  • Managing the policy governance framework, which includes the development and review of policies and procedures,
  • Managing incident and breach management arrangements,
  • Coordinating and scheduling documentation for the various risk and compliance forums, committees and working groups,
  • Providing prompt advice and guidance to the business on ad hoc enquiries,
  • Assisting  the ERCS team in the execution of day-to-day responsibilities,
  • Planning and completing monitoring and testing, to demonstrate compliance with PayPal’s regulatory requirements,
  • Undertaking projects and initiatives, as required.


The successful candidate will have:

  • 3-5 years’ experience dealing with compliance and regulatory matters in the financial services or payments industry,
  • Specific knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to payments industry and/or

e-commerce would be an advantage.

  • Experience with ASIC, AUSTRAC and APRA regulated environments essential,
  • Must have a collaborative approach to achieving goals, ready to take initiative, actively share information, and be willing to undertake a variety of roles as required,
  • An ability to assimilate and analyze information in an organized and methodical manner to enable critical components to be identified and actioned,
  • Provide accurate, clear and concise reports and other written materials where required to the business and other members of the ERCS team,
  • Communicate in an effective, concise and confident manner with all level of staff on matters relating to regulation, compliance and risk,
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects and track/meet deadlines while ensuring a high level of quality output,
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment,
  • Desire to continually learn and develop, and
  • Microsoft office proficiency.


Tertiary qualifications in financial, business or law disciplines highly regarded.

Other relevant risk and compliance qualifications an advantage

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.