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Senior Manager, Accounting Policy Group



Accounting & Finance
Virginia, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024
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:
In your role as a Senior Manager, you will: Collaborate with our business partners in Treasury and Credit to provide technical accounting guidance for specific transactions. Work as part of a highly-engaged technical accounting team to support various initiatives across our broader Controllership and Finance organizations. Implement new accounting standards as issued and stay informed of specific projects being undertaken by the FASB.

Job Description:

The Senior Manager, Accounting Policy Group will partner with PayPal business leaders and the wider PayPal finance organization as a lead voice on technical accounting and reporting matters.

Job Requirements:

  • Provide technical accounting expertise and leadership to the finance and business organizations on the consequences of accounting issues impacting our business
  • Consult with business partners regularly to ensure awareness of significant transactions and potential accounting impact
  • Assist in structuring transactions to optimize operational and accounting consequences
  • Assess the impact of complex technical accounting matters, apply professional judgment, and manage to conclusion
  • Lead the assessment, implementation, and compliance with new and proposed accounting and reporting standards
  • Assist with and present accounting issues and finance projects for PayPal executive team
  • Provide technical accounting support within finance transformation work programs and other process enhancements
  • Provide technical accounting training to broader finance team and business partners
  • Collaborate with PayPal's financial reporting team to provide technical expertise related to our financial statements and disclosures
  • Lead a variety of special projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum ten years of related experience; solid experience with top tier public accounting firm essential; experience in Financial Services industry is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and equivalent work experience.
  • CPA is required.
  • Hands on experience in dealing with a wide variety of complex accounting issues and applicable US GAAP; with a specific emphasis on loan accounting and credit losses, financial instruments, derivatives and hedging, fair value accounting, and loan sales or securitizations.
  • Strong leadership, organizational and problem resolution skills, ability to work with diverse groups.
  • Ability to research accounting related to complex transactions and communicate to various levels of management in a simplified manner.
  • Manage complexity and ambiquity and apply strong professional judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication along with superior presentation skills.
  • Proactive and creative approach, strong analytical skills with good sense of humor and ability to create and maintain a balanced, positive work environment.
  • Ability to lead, organize, and manage projects beginning to end that require coordinated efforts across multiple functions (e.g., Accounting, Tax, FP&A, Treasury, Legal, Operations)
  • Ability to exercise discretion, and judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

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 https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $99300 to $216040

Our 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.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal 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 paypal.com.

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

As 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.

Notice to Applicants and Employees who reside within New York city. Click https://careers.pypl.com/Contact-Us/default.aspx

to view the notice.

REQ ID R0111418