Risk Financial Analyst
San Jose , California
October 17, 2017
Job Description
The PayPal Risk Finance team is charged with providing analytical support to PayPal's Controllership and Risk Management organization. We are responsible for forecasting PayPal and its subsidiaries' losses accurately, monitoring emerging trends across various segments globally, and enabling efficient investments by the company.
As a member of the Risk Finance transaction loss team, you will work cross functionally within Risk Management and across the PayPal organization to both manage losses and enable PayPal's rapid growth. You will participate in financial modeling and forecasting of transaction losses for PayPal and its subsidiaries like Venmo, Xoom, and Braintree. Key tasks including dealing with transaction level data, loss performance analysis and working closely with various partnering organizations.

The individual is expected to:

Compile and communicate the monthly transaction loss results and drivers to partners in Finance, Accounting and Risk teams Execute monthly transaction loss forecasts based on transaction loss data using financial models Develop best practice forecasting models for loss provisioning Review financial model performance and implement enhancement where necessary Work with Controllership and Finance teams to successfully manage the internal and external audit review.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's in Mathematics, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Information Systems or closely related quantitative discipline
  • 5+ years of post-college working experience within a Quantitative Research, Statistical Modeling, Data Analytics or FP&A focus
  • Creative problem solver, analytic thinker, and ability to learn new and complex concepts quickly

Required technical skills:
  • Financial Modeling, MS Excel (with VBA), SQL and SAS/R Programming Working knowledge of SAP, Tableau, Credit/Transaction Loss Provision

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.


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