PayPal

Manager, Strategic Finance and Pricing

PayPal

March 27, 2021

Chicago, IL 60654, US


Who we are: 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 375 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.
Job Description Summary: The Strategic Finance team works on providing strategic and financial insight to cutting edge financial innovation happening at PayPal. The team leads financial planning and pricing strategy on critical new product launches for the company. We support senior executives in finance, product, sales, business development, strategy, and core payments to understand long-term and short-term impact of strategic initiatives. Successful candidates will offer a strategic perspective, sound business judgment, deep analytical capabilities, and a collaborative working style. Key to success in this role is to be an individual contributor with the ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time working with a high caliber team. This is a great opportunity for someone with an interest in Fintech to learn about the changing landscape of financial services & payments technology – mobile, in-store, credit, consumer financial services, financial inclusion, cross-border, blockchain & crypto, etc.
Job Description:

  • Responsibilities:
  • Carry out market scan and deep-dive analyses to identify potential opportunities (e.g., white space review, vertical analysis, competitive landscape, etc.)
  • Size opportunity along with customer segments & use case mapping for partnerships and product strategies.
  • Own the end-to-end construction of the financial model for these strategies, keeping in mind the prioritization & sequencing of launch.
  • Develop pricing proposals for new product launches and expansions, incorporating competitive landscape, product strategy and financial impact.
  • Leverage subject-matter-experts across the organization to build and refine business cases.
  • Identify high-level investments required including product development, marketing & other costs to evaluate P&L impact
  • Support the preparation of materials for leadership discussions to evaluate initiatives.
  • Contribute to other aspects of Strategic Finance, as directed by team leadership.


  • Qualifications:
  • 4 - 6 years of relevant finance, corporate development / strategy, banking / consulting, or pricing strategy experience.
  • An understanding of payments product & technology is preferred and will go a long way in the success of this role.
  • Superior analytical capabilities with deep understanding of how a business operates.
  • Strong experience building and maintaining complex financial models.
  • Talent for synthesizing complex ideas and communicating them in ways others can easily understand (both verbally and via email/PowerPoint)
  • Versatile. Ability to navigate a complex & matrixed corporate environment while juggling multiple responsibilities. A positive, can-do attitude & collaborative mindset is essential.
  • Highly dependable, with ability to drive things to conclusion across teams.
  • Must be proactive, resourceful, and demonstrate intellectual curiosity.
  • Exhibit the highest standards of integrity and be pleasant & fun to work with.


  • Education:

  • MBA, Master’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, or Computer Science 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.