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Sr. Mgr., Planning & Analysis - Credit in Timonium at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/5/2020

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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 305 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 Manager, US Consumer Credit Finance will support the financially-responsible operation and expansion of PayPal’s consumer credit programs in the United States, working closely with US credit program leaders, functional leaders within PayPal and external partners to maximize the contribution of US consumer credit to PayPal’s businesses.

This position will a financial planning and analysis team for PayPal’s US consumer credit businesses.  This group will own the near-term forecasting, annual planning, and strategic planning processes for the US credit partnership programs.  Additionally, this group will lead the analysis and modeling of initiatives, product enhancements, potential partnership programs and pricing strategies for PayPal’s US and international consumer credit businesses. This person will work closely with credit and finance team leaders, functional area business leaders, and external partners to project and deliver results, while influencing business strategies.  Position will manage the efforts of 2-3 financial analysts and guide their career development.  Primary location is Timonium, MD with some potential flexibility to work occasionally in Wilmington, DE, or Washington D.C. offices.

Specific responsibilities include:

•            Own the forecasting processes and modeling related to the US Consumer credit partnership programs.  Work closely with business unit leaders and external partners to develop forecast and track/report progress against those forecasts.

•           Support the near-term and long-term business planning assumptions and pro forma financial statements – coordinate with functional heads (marketing, product, operations, analytics teams)

•           Act as business adviser and protector of the financial framework and performance of the US Consumer Credit businesses.  Assure that all key strategic issues and operational initiatives have received thoughtful, organized financial input before decisions are made.

•            Provide meaningful daily, weekly, monthly input to credit and finance leadership so that trends vs. expectations are clear to all stakeholders.  Report weekly opportunities and risks to corporate Finance group.

•            Liaise closely with risk, accounting policy, credit controllership, legal and compliance to ensure integrity and alignment around financial processes and controls

•            Liaise with key external partners to align on portfolio trends and forecasts, while ensuring adherence to contractual expectations

•            Lead the efforts of 2-3 analysts to deliver consistently accurate work efficiently, while continuously fostering their development as PayPal leaders.

•            This person will report to a Finance Director overseeing Global Consumer Credit and Total Credit Consolidation. 

Capabilities - Applicants should have the following capabilities:

  • A passion for the business that promotes frequent and thoughtful financial feedback on both business strategy, product and operations
  • Proven and substantial experience with modeling and analyzing revolving consumer credit businesses
  • Strong administrative, supervisory, organizational, process and collaborative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels and collaborate with organizational partners and stakeholders
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with strong 'attention to detail' orientation
  • Extensive experience with financial modeling, scenario analysis, and sensitivity analysis
  • Controls-focused – lead in the effort to establish and extend repeatable, documented processes that ensure controlled growth across the globe.
  • Creativity – helping business leaders to create profitable business approaches to bringing consumer credit to as many of PayPal’s markets as possible, regardless of size


  • 8+ years of Credit finance experience, with strong financial planning and analysis experience and a proven track record (preferably total P&L responsibility)
  • Advanced Proficiency with MS Office, especially with Excel and Powerpoint (VBA experience a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or engineering  (MBA, CFA, CPA are 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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at