Sr. Product Manager - Finance in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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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 286 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 Payments Product & Engineering (PP&E) team is responsible for defining and managing the global payment platform and partnerships that enable the movement of funds into and out of the PayPal system. At this time, Global Finance and Payments Product Management team within PP&E is seeking a Senior Product Manager to focus on middle and back office integration of various PayPal products. This role will focus on clearing, recon, and financial ledger management within payments platform for issuing and tokenization products however is not limited to those products.


  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including product management, finance, engineering, regional business units, and partners to define the reconciliation and financial requirements for issuing and tokenization products.
  • Work with issuing and tokenization portfolio product managers and partners to understand settlement, clearing, and reconciliation specifications to define the financial accounting and reconciliation capabilities in PayPal payments platform.
  • Work with treasury, accounting, tax, analytics, and other finance subject matter experts to define business processes and rules to automate finance operational processes.
  • Manage entire product development life cycle including discovery, prioritization, design, development, user acceptance testing, pilot testing, and product launch.
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate product roadmap, project status, and issues to executive management and various stakeholders.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 8 - 10 years of relevant product management experience including experience in payments, banking, credit union, or other financial systems, preferably knowledgeable with accounting and systems integration of such systems.
  • Experience in card issuance and/or acquiring at a bank, network, processor or consultancy with focus on settlement, clearing, and reconciliation processes is a plus.
  • Understanding of basic accounting and financial reconciliation including comfort with multi-currency environment is a strong plus.
  • Strong system and data flow knowledge. Ability to learn and adapt to new product flows and software technologies.
  • Energetic, creative and able to deliver innovative solutions
  • Must handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail and should possess strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Strong work ethic, including the ability to work independently, but also knows how to have fun while doing it!
  • BS/BA or higher degree, preferably in computer science or engineering. MBA desired.

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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