At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.
We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.
This is a 6 month internship starting in April 2022. The position will be based in Dreilinden (near Berlin) & the successful intern will report to the DEATCH FP&A Director.
As part of the DEATCH Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team and working closely with the regional Senior Management, you will develop your analytical and presentation skills while gaining a deep understanding of PayPal’s fast-growing business across the DEATCH region as well as other Core Markets (UK, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Australia and New Zealand).
Work with the DEATCH FP&A team to deliver performance insight to the regional Senior Management team and central Core Markets FP&A team enabling optimal decision making.
Support the regular finance reporting cycles (weekly, monthly, quarterly) to produce analytical dashboards, review of monthly business performance, quarterly targets, and annual budget for the DEATCH region.
Perform deep dive analyses to understand revenue trends; identify potential business opportunities/risks.
Support central Core Markets and other regional FP&A teams as required and contribute to specific ad-hoc projects
Drive best practices and identify areas of improvement and make recommendations to optimize processes or analytics tools.
Skills & Abilities required:
Comfortable with Financial and Analytical modelling.
Advanced knowledge of MS Office package (Excel and PowerPoint).
Fluent in English. Proficiency in German is a plus.
Like to play with numbers, solve problems and learn by doing.
Has high attention to details and work in a clear, structured, and organized way.
Can multi-task and manage priorities and timeline to deliver and “get things done” in a fast-paced, dynamic, and challenging environment.
Feels accountable for their responsibilities.
Thrive evolving as a team player and in a multi-cultural environment.
Solid interpersonal, writing and communication skills to manage stakeholders and convey clear and relevant messages to decision makers.
Familiarity with SQL, Essbase or Thinkcell is a plus.
Currently enrolled in leading Business or Engineering school/university.
Have a strong interest and general knowledge of the Payment industry, Fintech companies and more broadly Internet/e-commerce.
Available to start on a 6-month full time basis from April 2022.
What we offer:
A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.
Attractive compensation and benefits.
Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.
A diverse and inclusive working environment.
A socially innovative company that helps communities worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, at present all interviews and internships in Germany will be held virtually. PayPal will be following local government guidelines in relation to the plan to reopen offices in Germany from 2022. Once offices reopen, interns will have the option to continue to work remotely or work in the office (on a part-time or full-time basis)