Xiaojing Fan

Chief Accounting Officer at Eventbrite

Xiaojing Fan, MBA, CPA has over 22 years of work experience in finance and accounting. Xiaojing is currently serving as the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) at Eventbrite, a position they started in December 2020. Prior to this role, Xiaojing held various positions at PayPal, including Controller, Corporate from September 2015 to November 2020, and Head of Revenue / TM, Global FP&A from October 2013 to September 2015. During their time at PayPal, they led the budget and monthly forecast process and developed a revenue/TM analysis framework to guide senior executive decision-making.

Before joining PayPal, Xiaojing worked at eBay as the Head of Treasury Operations & Controls from November 2011 to October 2013. Xiaojing was instrumental in improving the control environment and streamlining global cash, FX, investment, debt, and stock repurchase operations. Xiaojing also played a key role in the global Intercompany Transformation Project at eBay.

Prior to eBay, Xiaojing worked at KPMG US as a Director in Advisory Services from September 2006 to November 2011. In this role, they provided consulting services to CFO organizations, advising on finance transformation, financial reporting/close, forecasting, AR/AP, treasury, and internal controls/SOX requirements.

Xiaojing started their career at Ernst & Young LLP's Financial Services Advisory, where they worked as a Senior Consultant from August 2005 to August 2006. In this role, they assisted large corporations in implementing financial management and accounting systems and conducted regulatory compliance/review and risk management programs for financial services clients.

Xiaojing also gained experience at GMAC as a Senior Associate in Enterprise Risk Services from June 2004 to September 2004. Additionally, Xiaojing worked as a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young LLP from August 1998 to August 2001.

Overall, Xiaojing Fan has a strong background in finance and accounting, with a focus on financial management, process improvement, and risk management.

Xiaojing Fan, MBA, CPA, obtained their MBA degree from the University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Xiaojing specialized in Finance and Corporate Strategy during their enrollment from 2003 to 2005. Prior to their MBA, they completed their undergraduate studies at Fudan University, where they earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in International Economics. The specific start and end years for their undergraduate degree were not provided.



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