Senior Finance Analyst, Corp FP&A in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    R0045321

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 277 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.

The Sr. Finance Analyst, Corp FP&A will be responsible for leading corporate forecasting and analysis, managing key initiatives and leading systems and reporting management. This person will report directly to the Director of Corporate FP&A, and will play a critical role in ensuring that our performance meets internal and external expectations by identifying early signs of trends changes and highlighting potential risks and opportunities. This is a high impact, high visibility position with exposure to PayPal’s senior finance leadership team in all regions and functions.

Summary of responsibilities, encompassing:

  • Analyze daily/weekly/monthly trends of key initiatives and communicate risks and opportunities to the overall PayPal portfolio
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and financial modeling for specific asks and questions raised by the top executives of the company
  • Work closely with the markets and products FP&A teams to understand drivers of current trends, forecast assumptions and communicate to the leadership on a weekly basis
  • Own corporate items analysis, forecasting and budgeting at PayPal Inc. level
  • Lead systems and reporting improvement and management

Job requirements:

  • World-class analytics and problem-solving capabilities required
  • A passion for problem-solving, comfort with ambiguity, and creativity
  • High energy, strong work ethic, willingness to do “whatever it takes” to get to the results
  • Team player attitude, partnering, and collaboration skills
  • Expert knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, SQL
  • Basic knowledge of Stata / R / Python, Essbase, SAP
  • 3+ years in FP&A or related finance functions and / or payment industry
  • MBA or CPA is a plus

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.

R0045321

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