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Sr. Director, Corporate FP&A



San Jose, CA, USA · San Jose, CA, USA · California, USA · Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. Job Description Summary:PayPal is searching for a Senior Director of Finance to manage various operational finance teams as well as lead the corporate opex function. The position reports to the Vice President of Corporate FP&A and Operations Finance. This Senior Director will lead a team of 3-5 Finance Directors and an overall team of ~50 professionals. This role will work directly with Senior Executive members to manage their portfolios across various metrics as well as senior Finance leadership to own the story on PayPal cost structure. We are searching for a leader with a proven successful track record of leading Finance and FP&A functions at senior levels in organizations where Finance has a strong seat at the table. The candidate will be responsible for leading full P&L forecasting and analysis across PayPal’s businesses based on a deep understanding of external and internal business trends and PayPal’s economic financial model. This role offers a unique opportunity to learn about PayPal business, impact the future direction of PayPal’s fast growing businesses, and develop relationships with finance and business leaders across the company as we take PayPal Finance to the next level. The position will play a leading role in the weekly, monthly, quarterly reporting/planning, resource allocation, and annual target setting processes that the PayPal FP&A team drives. This is a high impact, high visibility position with exposure to PayPal CFO, Corporate Functions such as Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax and Fin Data/Systems, along with many regional/business finance leaders. Job Description: Responsibilities
  • Provide real time insight into business performance and financial results through timely analysis of trends, KPIs working closely with business partners, analytics, accounting.
  • Monitor progress towards financial goals and effectively manage risk and opportunities to reach them.
  • Develop and run monthly and annual planning cycles as well as long term strategic planning in partnership with business leads and PayPal Corporate Planning.
  • Build collaborative relationships across the organization, navigating with ease in a heavily matrixed organization, demonstrating comfort operating in a fast-paced environment with time pressures and ambiguity.
  • Build, develop, motivate, and retain a team of highly qualified Finance professionals across the globe.
  • Drive the transformation agenda and focus on continuous improvement in efficiency through automation, optimization, process improvement, and applying best-in-class planning and forecast tools and methodologies.
  • Work in close partnership with Business Leads to drive day-to-day “run the business” type of decisions as well as advice on strategic choices.
  • Own the story on the costs for PayPal, provide transparency into cost drivers and advice leaders on ideas to drive productivity.

Required Qualifications
  • Masters Degree or MBA.
  • 15+ years of relevant Finance and FP&A leadership experience at senior levels in the big tech/finance companies.
  • Seasoned leader with a track record of leading and developing teams of Finance professionals who have earned and maintained Finance’s “seat at the table” in their respective organizations.
  • Extensive experience engaging, interacting, communicating, and influencing effectively at the most senior levels in a matrixed environment.
  • Expertise in FP&A best practices, including early adoption of the latest tools and technologies.

PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $143400 to $285450Our Benefits:At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.comWho We Are:To learn more about our culture and community visit has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit 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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.REQ ID R0106481