PayPal Sr Mgr, Finance Risk and Compliance in San Jose, California

Sr Mgr, Finance Risk and Compliancein San Joseat PayPal

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 4/26/2018

  • Job ID: R0030704

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.

This role will support the Risk and Compliance Officer for the Finance and Payments, Products, and Engineering organizations. The nature of this role is continually evolving as the regulatory requirements and risks facing payment processing continue to change.

This role will serve as the Risk and Compliance primary point of contact supporting PayPal’s Finance and Payments, Products, and Engineering organizations and will be responsible for:

  • Providing guidance to business partners relating to the development of controls for critical business processes to mitigate compliance/operational risk.

  • Manage regulatory and compliance matters related to various regulatory requirements including but not limited to financial reporting, state money transmitter, tax, treasury, liquidity, capital management, and product management.

  • Assisting in execution of compliance risk assessments.

  • Supporting ongoing and targeted compliance monitoring and/or testing.

  • Providing ongoing support of business unit’s issue management and remediation efforts.

  • Assisting with the development of SOPs and applicable policies.

  • Preparing periodic reports summarizing the business units’ risk and control environment.

  • Engaging key Risk and Compliance program stakeholders to help support business unit initiatives.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • 10+ years of Audit, Financial Reporting, Controllership, Tax, Compliance, Regulatory, banking or similar experience.

  • Experience partnering with business unit leaders to provide guidance and creative problem solutions to challenges they are facing

  • Demonstrates strong and effective leadership skills and ability to operate comfortably and independently within a complex cultural, global environment.

  • Experience in managing compliance programs for a Money Services Business

  • Possess sound judgment, flexibility and nimbleness in changing courses and solving problems swiftly.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Ability to multitask effortlessly and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, manage projects and drive/achieve results.

  • Strong computer knowledge; excellent MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint skills.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.

  • Operate with strong integrity with the ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher. CPA strongly preferred

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.