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Job Description Summary: This can be a remote role - The Accountant is responsible for the preparation and analysis of general ledger account reconciliations for multiple PayPal Payments products. Utilizing the PayPal Financial systems (PFIT), the Accountant 3 will assist in analyzing reconciling differences, root cause analysis and understanding the impact on the financial statements. The Accountant 3 will also be involved in the testing and implementation of new products and processes.
Timely and effective reconciliation of all assigned Receivable, Payable and Suspense General Ledger accounts, including timely and accurate clearing of reconciling items in accordance with Company Policy. Ensure accurate posting of general ledger entries in SAP and customer accounts.
Works independently to research, track and timely resolve outstanding reconciling items and related issues. Able to apply advanced research techniques to accurately identify the source of the reconciling items. Communicate with internal resources and/or processors to escalate and resolve these differences.
Work directly with Global Finance Product on the resolution of product design or process flaws, system bugs or other operational issues adversely impacting accounting processes. Assist with new product launches and market expansions that impact accounting processes, including participation in UAT (User Acceptance Testing).
Works with a high degree of initiative to identify and recommend process improvement opportunities in the areas of reporting, reconciliation and analysis.
Perform at a "Getting Results" or "Among the Best" level for all specific duties outlined above.
Demonstrate a solid understanding of PayPal's business products, transactions, systems and related accounting process flows. Understand the accounting implications from the transaction level, to the reconciliation level and then up to the general ledger of various money movement accounts.
Maintain the highest level of teamwork, by incorporating a positive attitude, being supportive in words and actions, embodying the core values of PayPal and communicating appropriately with all levels both within the existing team & anyone outside the direct reporting structure.
Maintain a high level of commitment, which includes more than just performing accountabilities, as assigned. This includes requesting additional responsibilities, volunteering for special projects, identifying oneself as a go-to individual, displaying flexibility with change and a passion for the product and company.
Travel Percent: 0
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