Senior Auditor

3+ months agoBeijing, China

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 375 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

• Execution of audit assignments based on the China internal audit plan, draft audit issues for review by audit management, facilitate issue tracking and validate closure of issues • Utilize internal audit best practice tools and processes to evaluate Compliance with applicable laws, regulations and enterprise standards in the APAC region • Completing all work assigned on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations. Developing and maintaining broad regulatory experience. • Evaluate test results: accurately identify symptoms, root cause, problems, and identify alternative controls • Proactively develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, the business, and respective support areas and working in an integrated manner with fellow team members both locally and globally • Effectively communicate the results of audit work • Capable of operating in a fast pace, diverse and matrixed environment while managing multiple assignments • Detail oriented and capable of clearly and concisely documenting work papers, issue statements, and audit reports. Developing and maintaining broad risk & controls experience • Keeping current on business/industry changes and their effect on the business, audit plan/approach and risk assessments. • Ensuring timely completion of key milestones of the audit • Providing input to the planning process by participating in walkthroughs and key meetings and uses knowledge to execute audit work • Identifying opportunities to assist manager and assuming personal responsibility for moderately complex key process areas (documenting test results clearly, addressing exceptions/findings appropriately, and communicating / escalating conclusions timely)


The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 to 6 years of External, Internal Audit or related experience working in a global financial institution with knowledge of relevant regulations (e.g. AML regulations).  Industry experience must be from a recognized financial or payment institution and would ideally be within a large and high growth company that provides a variety of financial products and services.  The candidate should have experience in evaluating internal controls and/or compliance programs.  Working experience with regulatory bodies is highly recommended.


The successful candidate must possess:

  • Fluent English communication skills is a must (written and verbal)
  • Excellent experience in evaluating controls across multiple risk areas in a global financial organization
  • Deadline driven, self-directed and organized
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Proactive approach in managing engagements and seeking ways to add value
  • A team player with excellent time and project management skills and the ability to engage on multiple tasks/projects at one time
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Passion for understanding the unique PayPal community, along with a passion for understanding the online payments business


  • Managing and executing projects from Planning through Fieldwork
  • Proactively develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, the business, and respective support areas and working in an integrated manner with fellow team members both locally and globally
  • Identify and deliver on value added services to the client
  • Provide clients with strategic and operational solutions to their needs.
  • Support the internal audit strategies and methodologies for China.


  • Big 4 or Financial Services Experience  
  • Experience using audit data repository, work paper documentation, risk assessment tools such as TeamMate     

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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

Client-provided location(s): Beijing, China
Job ID: bb0f09bc824ac9725f9d336d236bc307566a265e68596f0ea65250206dc8bcf3