PayPal Sr. Risk Assessment Coordinator in New York, New York

Sr. Risk Assessment Coordinatorin New Yorkat PayPal

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 5/20/2018

  • Job ID: R0032956

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

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 237 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 Risk Assessment Coordinator (RAC) will be responsible for managing and coordinating execution of risk assessment activities. Working under the guidance of the Risk Assessment Manager, the RAC will coordinate risk assessment activities within one or more business units. This activity includes garnering buy-in from stakeholders, managing timelines, communicating expectations and methodology, and reviewing incoming risk assessment documentation for consistency and quality. The RAC will work closely with cross-functional teams to document processes, map risks and legal obligations to those processes, and identify, document, and assess the control environment which mitigates those risks.

Job Requirements:

The right candidate is a self-motivated individual with strong skills in risk assessment, risk & compliance, project management, and relationship management. The ideal candidate will have experience in regulatory compliance and/or financial services risk management. Background in compliance risk assessment, risk and control self-assessment, or Enterprise Risk Management is beneficial.

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).

  • Demonstrating a high level of professional judgment, commitment, integrity and teamwork.

  • Ability to quickly adapt to internal policies, procedures, systems and software.

  • Excels within a fast-paced environment by maintaining composure and demonstrating the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.

  • 4-6 years’ experience and proficiency in the Financial Services regulatory compliance and/or risk environment.

  • Ability to effectively challenge risk assessment results and opinions through prior experience.

  • Experience with consumer protection, financial crime, privacy, information security, and/or money transmitter regulations and regulatory expectations desired.

  • Demonstrated ability in informally influencing stakeholders to achieve projects within compliance or risk.

  • Proven ability to develop effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology stakeholders and multiple geographies.

  • Knowledge of project management process and project management tools/techniques.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; experience with GRC systems 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.


Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.