Sr Director, Finance and CFO Invest at PayPal (Philadelphia, PA)

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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.

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Job Description Summary:
We are looking for an experienced, highly engaged, dynamic leader to serve as our Sr. Director, Head of Finance for PayPal Invest (broker dealer). The Head of Finance will lead and oversee PayPal Invest finances including revenue, expense, balance sheet, and working capital management as well as broker-dealer regulatory reporting (net capital under SEC rule 15c-1 and, eventually customer segregation under SEC rule 15c3-3).

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities
  • Take lead and develop a continuous evaluation of both short-term and long-term financial strategies to ensure achievement of company objectives.
  • Provide timely and detailed analysis of budgets, forecasts, and financial trends, and maintain the credibility of the BD Finance department.
  • Ensure that minimum net capital and an appropriate cushion are maintained.
  • Ensure that regulatory reporting is submitted to the regulators in a timely manner.
  • Take a leadership position in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive job cost system.
  • Guide and supervise all activities pertaining to the Finance & Accounting department of the organization.
  • Evaluate and advise on the long-term impacts of financial planning, the launch of new products or strategies, and regulatory actions.
  • Report to the BD CEO and maintain strong relationships with the senior executives in Invest and the larger PayPal organization by identifying their needs and providing a wide range of business solutions.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the larger PayPal Finance organization.
  • Brief the senior management on the short-term and long-term financial implications of the ongoing and upcoming business activities.
  • Evaluate company performance and recommend improvements that can be employed to enhance performance and develop new business opportunities.
  • Implement effective internal controls within the organization and ensure compliance with the control guidelines.
  • Ensure adherence to applicable accounting standards (such as US GAAP or IFRS), federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial reporting.

  • 12+ years of related experience.
  • CPA and MBA highly preferred.
  • Proven experience in managing people and in working cross functionally across an organization.
  • Ability to collaborate with executive team members, clients and other business stakeholders to ensure the integrity of company standards and operations.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; including strong presentation skills.
  • Excellent financial modeling and analytical skills for forecasting and a strong attention to detail.
  • Client commercial management in financial industry preferred.
  • Strong project management and performance management skills.
  • FINRA Series 27.

Key Competencies
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple projects with competing priorities, meet deadlines, and adapt to change.
  • Ability to identify dependencies and leverage multiple sources of information simultaneously.
  • Solid critical, creative, and analytical thinking, decision making and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong reputation for integrity and ability to balance business partnership with the need to exercise independent judgment and to raise issues in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and consensus building with various stakeholders, including senior and executive management.
  • High energy and a desire to work in a result- and team-oriented, rapid growth environment.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.


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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

Who We Are:
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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 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 [email protected]

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.
More Information on PayPal
PayPal operates in the Payments industry. The company is located in San Jose, CA. PayPal was founded in 1998. It has 34450 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 95 open jobs at PayPal, click here.
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