Technology Internal Controls Manager in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/18/2018

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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 244 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 seeking Technology Internal Controls Manager to join its Internal Controls team within the Finance organization in Scottsdale, AZ. The Internal Controls Manager will work closely with Finance, Technology and Compliance functions to ensure appropriate internal control design and effectiveness across organizational processes. This will include partnering with upstream and downstream teams to manage cross functional risks, support deployment of processes and technologies to comply with company policy, and manage First Line of Defense (FLOD) on-going monitoring and reporting to Leadership.

The Technology Internal Controls Manager will lead the security and controls work associated with key initiatives across Finance, including prioritizing deliverables and projects to meet timelines efficiently, adapting to changes in priorities quickly, managing multiple initiatives simultaneously to drive projects to completion and delivering quality materials under tight deadlines. The successful candidate will be highly analytical with good attention to detail, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and will set the example for effective collaboration.  Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Influence internal project resources to ensure sound security and controls are designed, implemented and operationalized for transformation and enabling technologies projects
  • Manage external resources to complete deliverables, where applicable
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to manage audit requests related to transformation and enabling technology activities
  • Re-engineer and transform business processes
  • Ensure monitoring, escalation and appropriate mitigation of identified risk exposures
  • Document identified risks and mitigating controls and maintain risk management toolset
  • Facilitate meetings with all levels of management
  • Develop and manage stakeholder relationships

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of audit experience with an accounting firm and/or in an internal audit role within the technology or financial services industry
  • Bachelor's degree; accounting degree
  • Professional certifications such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, etc. preferred
  • Sound knowledge of financial, information technology and operational internal control standards, including SOX, COSO and COBIT
  • Experience assessing SAP suite, including GRC

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to critically analyze and assess the adequacy of internal controls and opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains
  • Proven experience identifying, evaluating and managing risk and collaborating to drive issue resolution in partnership with key stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and customer service oriented attitude and mindset
  • Ability to work globally and cross-functionally to lead change in a fast paced environment
  • Well-developed sense of urgency and follow through
  • Ability to determine when to escalate to management and identify the right stakeholders for decision making
  • Affinity for a high-performance, project-oriented work environment
  • Team oriented individual and self-starter who excels at learning new processes and business functions
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills with a strong ability to clearly communicate via PowerPoint documents and present information to all levels of management
  • Fluent in English
  • Proficient in MS Office Professional
  • Some travel may be required

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.