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Sr Financial Analyst, Product FP&A in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

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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 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated and strategic-minded Finance Analyst to join the Global Product Finance team. In this position, you will partner with the senior product leaders of PayPal to manage product forecasts, build business cases / financial models for key growth accelerators and prospective partnerships and lead analysis on key drivers of product performance. An ideal candidate will demonstrate advanced financial modeling skills, offer a strategic perspective and possess strong business acumen.

  • Develop strategic plans, annual financial budgets, and monthly forecasts for global product portfolio
  • Partner with regional and corporate finance teams to drive clear alignment for product–level financial plans and results
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and Regional PMMs to build business cases, financial models, and presentations for new products and strategic initiatives and determine impact on P&L
  • Collaborate with analytics partners to define and analyze critical business and financial goals, metrics, and variances to drive accountability for product managers and influence critical decision making 
  • Work with other regional and cross-functional teams including Accounting, Treasury, Risk, and Analytics to deliver valuable insights and recommendations

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related
  • 5+ years of professional related experience, preferably in fintech, financial services, or e-commerce industries
  • Excellent written, presentation, and oral communication up to the senior executive level
  • Experience building and maintaining complex financial models using large sets of data (SQL experience preferred), developing and using financial modeling tools and financial statement construction
  • Highly accountable, with ability to independently lead and coordinate complex projects across multiple subject and functional areas
  • Ability to operate in a highly complex cross-functional matrixed organization structure to drive direction, decision making, and priorities
  • Ability to quickly learn and ramp up in new subject matters to drive relevancy to stakeholder interactions
  • Experience in Oracle Essbase, Teradata, and/or equivalent financial systems preferred

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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