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Sr. Fin Analyst, Global Deal Pricing in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/28/2020

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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 325 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 pricing function is a key strategic lever to grow and optimize the PayPal business. For this exciting journey we are looking for a strong addition to our Global Deal Pricing Team. For consumer, merchant and product pricing you will be responsible for local pricing decisions as well as for regional and pan-EMEA strategic pricing projects. This will include working closely with the global pricing team and our finance colleagues located in Berlin, Paris, San Jose & Singapore. Your key stakeholders are the country managers, and the sales and relationship management teams. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a high-growth, international business environment, and interact with the PayPal leadership team.

Job Responsibilities

The Pricing Analyst will report directly to the Head of Core Europe Pricing in Germany. The role will require that the individual supports in:

  • 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 Europe
  • 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 Europe
  • Suggesting and implementing new ideas to positively impact pricing performance


4-6 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

Who are we looking for?

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
  • Interest in digital companies, fintechs, knowledge of ecommerce business models
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and notions of Finance/ Accounting; SQL a plus
  • Fluent English, any other languages are a plus

What we offer?

  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.
  • A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.
  • Flexible working schedule.
  • Attractive compensation and benefits.
  • A socially innovative company that helps communities worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time
  • An opportunity to be a part of a community that is committed to fostering the following 4 cultural values: Innovation & Creativity; Collaboration; Diversity & Inclusion and Wellness.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by the employees assigned to this classification.  They are not an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified.

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at