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Manager Finance Transformation

Company: PayPal
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
We are looking for a smart and ambitious candidate to join our Finance Transformation function, to help lead optimization, automation and streamlining of PayPal's Finance function.

Job Description:

The Finance Transformation team is part of the great Finance organization, helping solve barriers to execution and unlock value for both PayPal and the finance organization You will help shape the next chapter of PayPal's Finance organization as we look to launch new features, improve processes, and maximize ROI's. In this role you will partner across different areas of the finance organization such as FP&A, treasury, analytics and product

In this role you will focus on the rollout of various systems, processes and financial management of PayPal's core treasury, accounting and FP&A systems. These groups are critical for the success of PayPal's finance organization so this role is of critical importance to the business. You will work with finance leadership teams, subject matter experts and PayPal's leadership team.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide thought partnership to business partners and senior level executives on a broad range of business-critical topics
  • Lead analytical workstreams - identify and deconstruct business issues, and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to conduct analyses and solve critical business issues
  • Develop external perspective through relevant and actionable benchmarks
  • Collaborate with professionals across PayPal to deliver cross-functional project support and track & manage various FP&A, tax, accounting, and treasury initiatives
  • Manage reporting and resolution of issues, risks, and dependencies, proactively identifying potential planning gaps, suggesting mitigations to risks, actions to close issues or complete open items
  • Lead planning and managing the initial phases of system onboarding projects including setting timelines, drafting project plans, gathering system requirements, setting project scope, and managing key stakeholders.
  • Find and implement opportunities to improve processes or use technology to automate activities
  • Manage the budget of various finance transformation initiatives
  • Provide a key communication channel between various finance and business teams

    What do you need to bring:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA is a bonus
    • 8+ years of experience working in Finance and/or Accounting function
    • Experience in analysing Financial Transformation projects in a high-growth technology company needed
    • Proven problem solving and analytical thinking and ability to approach problems logically and systematically.
    • Strong understanding of Finance and Accounting concepts
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to make complex business concepts easily digestible
    • Comfort expressing a point of view and taking risks


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      Our Benefits:
      At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can't do this without our most important asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
      We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

      Who We Are:
      Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

      PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

      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 .

      As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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