PayPal Finance GL Supervisor (EMEA region) in Singapore, Singapore

Finance GL Supervisor (EMEA region)in Singaporeat PayPal

Date Posted: 8/8/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 8/8/2017

  • Job ID: R0019521

About Us


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.

Job Description

This is a General Ledger Supervisor role to support financial activities for our EMEA region. The role will be based in Singapore.


  • Managing the G/L (General Ledger) for several legal entities in the EMEA region

  • Managing their monthly close process, as well as internal and statutory reporting activities

  • Maintaining proper reconciliation of all G/L accounts and integrity of financial statements

  • Supervising the processing activities of our outsourced group of accountants in India

  • Confirming proper treatment and compliance of all accounting transactions and policies

  • Coordinating with the in-country Finance Managers for proper accounting at Shared-Services level for their sites-specific activities - such as revenues contracts, advertising contracts, accruals etc

  • Coordinating with other stakeholders (tax, treasury, corporate accounting) for proper consideration of corresponding transactions

  • Analyzing and reviewing the monthly financial statements with the respective Finance Managers

  • Implementing various corporate accounting policies and procedures (US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley)


  • 8-10 years of financial accounting experience, coupled with strong hands-on knowledge on General Ledger

  • CFA/CPA qualification is mandatory

  • Candidates with Audit and/or Shared Services backgrounds are highly desired

  • Understanding of US GAAP, SOX methodologies would be advantageous

  • Ability to collaborate with the Controllers team, in a cohesive & structured manner. Supervisory experience would be ideal in this role, in order to lead the offshore resources

  • Experience working in a matrix team structure in a multinational company

  • Hands-on experience supporting EMEA markets is seen as highly desirable, but we are open to considering applicants with strong multi-geo/regional experience in APAC

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