Sr Financial Analyst in San Francisco at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/30/2019

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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.

PayPal is a leading technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our goal is to enable our consumers and merchants to manage and move their money anywhere in the world, anytime, on any platform, and using any device. The Global Consumer Experience & Technology (CET) portfolio includes Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and Hyperwallet. Our CET Finance Team is seeking to add an intellectually curious financial professional with strong business acumen. The Sr Financial Analyst will own top-line forecasting and monthly close activities, as well as conduct rigorous business analyses to provide insight and recommendations to support decision-making with key business partners.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Financial Forecasting: Construct and maintain financial models to predict short-term and longer-term trajectory for overall business
  • Financial Reporting: Partner with accounting and operations to successfully close books on monthly basis; understand and explain underlying drivers of monthly performance
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics: Analyze business data and translate to action-oriented insights that facilitate decision-making across business
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely and build alignment with BU partners as well as broader PayPal finance organization¬†


  • 3-5 years of combined experience in corporate finance, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), investment banking, and / or management consulting roles
  • BA / BS in finance, economics, or other quantitative field; MBA or equivalent type of certification a plus
  • Enjoy solving business problems and experience constructing/managing complex financial models from scratch
  • Ability to work independently, deal with ambiguity, and meet deadlines in a fast moving environment focused on results
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and consensus building skills with key stakeholders across a complex, global organization
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when required
  • SQL experience a strong 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.



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