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 325 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.
Specific responsibilities include :
Develop an understanding of the business strategic priorities, resource and headcount needs; collaborate with them to execute and improve financial planning and budgeting.
Identify trends, anticipate needs, and gather business requirements to support an evolving planning and management reporting function that meets the needs of the users.
Assist in process improvements using reporting and planning tools.
Process cost center creation and changes, movement of cost center hierarchies.
Review prepaid schedule and ensure appropriate and timely amortization.
Assist with month-end close and reporting activities. Book accrual and cross charge JE’s accurately and on time.
Build reports and assist with monthly actuals-to-forecast variance analysis.
Monitor expense and headcount plan vs actual, and provide analysis / recommendation for business partners and Finance team.
Work with business, budget owners and other financial analysts to build business cases and set up processes to manage the spending of new projects / initiatives
Ensure strict adherence to corporate policies and GAAP regulations
Ad-hoc analysis & projects as needed to support business needs
Work autonomously but in collaboration with teammates and business partners.
Job Requirements :
Minimum of 5+ years FP&A experience in a medium / large company environment.
Education : Post qualified with good accounting knowledge (commerce graduate / post graduate, preferably MBA / CA inter / CWA)
Superb attention to detail and ability to produce work with high degree of accuracy
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams and with management
Solid understanding of forecasting / budget and accrual concepts.
Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment while juggling multiple responsibilities. Must feel comfortable working in and driving decisions in uncertain / ambiguous situations.
Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Process-focused ability to identify and execute process improvements
Experience in a fast growing technology industry
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications with high level of experience with Excel (pivot tables, vlookup formulas)
Proficient in budget and reporting applications including BPC, BW and SAP
Preferred Skills : Highly organized
Knowledge of SAP, BW
Ability to manage the details as well as the big picture
Ability to work well within a team structure
Proven ability to collaborate with many constituents and take a directed set of needs into an executable plan of deliverables