Sr Manager, Regional Investigations in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/15/2019

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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.

Global Investigations (GI) is seeking a highly talented, self-motivated and analytical individual to manage and drive the development and execution of an investigative team made up of Managers and Investigators. The Regional Investigations Senior Manager will provide leadership, expertise and counsel relative to GI’s investigative processes, current and emerging risks with an emphasis on internal and external investigations of fraud, cyber and related misconduct within the North America and LATAM Regions. Prior experience supervising investigative initiatives in this specific area, as well as experience developing and maintaining relationships with key law enforcement partners, regulatory agencies, and other external partners on a global level is also essential. This role also requires a self-starter with the ability to think critically and strategically when overseeing investigations, seeing beyond the initial facts presented and reviewing information thoroughly and in a highly organized manner. This role also requires the ability to operate independently and manage multiple competing priorities with difficult deadlines and exhibit a sense of urgency when necessary.

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Lead Investigative initiatives with identified and measurable milestones and goals, including regular, comprehensive reporting to inform key leaders of efforts relating to each initiative;
  • Act as a key strategic partner to the Head of GI and other Global Financial Crime (GFC) stakeholder partners relative to fraud prevention and controls in the analysis of the full fraud cycle of detection, investigation and prevention.
  • Collaborate with other regional Directors and Managers to ensure that all allegations of fraud, misconduct and cross border issues are managed in a professional and consistent manner throughout the GI organization.
  • Deliver verbal and written briefings to internal partners and key leaders regarding identified issues and findings relating to each initiative; 
  • Lead in managing daily team functions, to include providing real time mentoring, coaching and best practice guidance to team members relating to their daily investigative work, to include supervising the analysis of information to ensure the appropriate detection of suspicious activity. 
  • As necessary, conduct comprehensive, high quality end-to-end complex investigations, completing a comprehensive analysis of information across multiple platforms and jurisdictions.  
  • Provide guidance and oversight in raising awareness of broader policy and product issues, and driving toward timely resolution.  
  • Display leadership by engaging, partnering with internal stakeholders and external partners in thinking and acting critically to identify opportunities for collaboration, raise awareness of investigative findings, and develop recommendations to mitigate risk.
  • Other related tasks as required.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree or JD preferred.
  • 5+ years professional experience managing/supervising legal or investigative teams with 3+ years leading complex investigations involving cross border legal and regulatory issues in cybercrime, complex fraud, insider abuse, and/or high profile/high priority events. 
  • Prior law enforcement or prosecutorial experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to analyze large amounts of data in order to report critical information.
  • Prior knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions regulations and guidance such as the Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.
  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues. 
  • Advanced data query and analysis skills.
  • Travel, as needed.

Competencies: 

  • Demonstrates strong and effective leadership skills and ability to operate comfortably within a complex cultural and global environment.
  • Expert oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information accurately, clearly and quickly to all levels.
  • Operate with strong integrity with the ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature.
  • Excellent project management, organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure and make sound decisions.
  • Must display a high level of professional judgment, commitment, integrity, and teamwork.
  • Provide suggestions and demonstrate problem solving abilities. 
  • Understanding of how businesses operate (both internal and external) and results oriented with the ability to identify the long-term effects of decisions /solutions on customers and the business;
  • Establishes effective partnerships with internal clients, dedicated to meeting their expectations and requirements, has established working relationships that enable self-direction in gathering requirements and scoping work; strong ability to work within a team
  • Working with management, develops project scope and goals from high-level objectives; receives direction in terms of the desired outcome or strategic objectives.   
  • Works independently and may make decisions and/or socialize recommended decisions.
  • Proficient at identifying problems, able to see hidden problems and shows ability to make connections among previously unrelated notions.  Uses knowledge, creativity and company practices and priorities to obtain solutions to complex problems.
  • Accountable for a process.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to positively influence teams through a climate of change.
  • Ability to pivot between different job functions easily, handling both complex and operational functions seamlessly. 
  • Results oriented with the ability to identify the long-term effects of decisions /solutions on customers and the business.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and its applications, including Windows and Windows based applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).

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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