San Jose, Jose, United States
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Who we are: 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. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.
Job Description Summary: Job Description Summary: The Payments FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis) team is a key partner and enabler of the Payments & Finance organizations. The team is responsible for helping the partners meet business objectives and KPI goals by providing outstanding finance support and business insights. We are looking for a strong Business Analyst to support the Transaction Expense analytics team. You’ll join the team that supports Transaction Expense analytics and optimization efforts across all PayPal entities. If you like solving complex problems spanning across multiple BU’s, KPI’s and functions. This role is for you! You will work very closely with the product, payments, and engineering teams as well as senior management to help meet the company’s financial goals
Support and understand initiatives to reduce TE. Identify and set target KPI’s, define test/control, support launch measurements and provide post launch monitoring support.
Be the business partner and thought leader for Payments by providing deep business insights; support them during initiative ideation, scoping, launch and monitoring.
Constantly and rigorously ideate with the focus on reducing Transaction Expense for PayPal
Effectively communicate product / initiative performance to leadership across finance & payments organization.
Solve ambiguous problems while maintaining a strong focus on end-to-end delivery.
Analyze expense trends & their drivers, compare with targets and present the analysis to leadership.
As a subject matter expert, support the broader company by providing insights about transaction expense and facilitate decision making across various functions
Sharp analytical skills and attention to detail—ability to dig into large amount of data and insights and distill actionable findings.
Superior communication skills—written and verbal; and ability to design and deliver material for executive audiences.
Strategic and analytical thinker with ability to put complex ideas into clear frameworks.
Ability to work with and navigate cross-functional and global teams.
Self-starter who enjoys working in a dynamic, collaborative, and innovative environment
Appetite to learn and adapt quickly and comfortable with uncertainty.
Strong interest and experience in payment processing ecosystem.
Strong organization and operational skills and a technical acumen.
Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research, Finance, Economics or related quantitative discipline;
Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience in a related field/industry is preferred
Experience with data aggregation using SQL (Teradata, MySQL or PHP), flat file or json payload handling through programmatic code, database experience is preferred
Fluent in Excel or ability to learn quickly on the job; experience with a statistical programming language (e.g., R, Python) preferred
Prior experience in visualization tools such as Tableau and/or Qlikview preferred
For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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 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.