Finance & Strategy Senior Analyst, Product

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time
  • Current Square Employee?: Apply via go/jobs

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

Finance & Strategy is responsible for improving strategic, financial, and operational decision-making across Square. Our teams core value is trust we build it by making what is complex simple, and we do it with analysis that is accurate and easy-to-understand. Business partners appreciate our insight and trust us to help solve difficult problems. We believe good ideas can come from anywhere, and well rely on you to collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and company executives.

Square Developer Platform is allowing external developers to build solutions on top of Square so that we can serve the needs of every seller. Whether they are a small shop or a large retailers, we can help them run their business more efficiently. At the same time, we can provide developers with the tools they need to quickly turn their ideas into reality and be a part of the growth and success of our developers and sellers.  

Cash App is Squares consumer financial services platform that makes it easier to transfer money, purchase goods using the Cash Card, receive discounts through Cash Boost, as well as invest in Bitcoin. Cash App has seen tremendous user growth, and along with this growth comes incredible opportunities as a key business partner to the Cash App team.

Caviar is building the world's best food delivery and logistics service. We believe that everyone should have access to the best eateries in their city with ease, and were changing the way businesses and consumers order food from restaurants.

You will:

Finance & Strategy team members have an intimate understanding of Squares business. We gain this by leveraging tools like Excel, SQL, and Looker to evaluate customer and financial trends, answer business questions with data-driven insights, and communicate actionable recommendations.

  • Apply subject matter expertise of Squares business model to 1) create analyses that facilitate clear and timely decision making, 2) forecast performance, including short- and long-term trends, 3) surface strategic insights for business partners, and 4) help inform Squares investment capacity across a range of functions.

  • Synthesize data from SQL databases and collaborate cross-functionally across Product, Marketing, Accounting, and Business Intelligence (among other teams) to understand complex relationships between key drivers of our business.

  • Report and analyze business results and communicate key takeaways to senior stakeholders (e.g., company executives and Board members), including identifying opportunities or risks.

  • Manage product team headcount and operating budget processes to ensure investment allocation and resources are in alignment with Squares strategic priorities.


You have:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or another relevant field

  • 2 to 4 years of experience focused on financial modeling (e.g., investment banking, consulting, corporate finance, buy-side)

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel (you should be prepared for an Excel modeling interview)

  • Excellent business acumen and communication skills

  • Ability to execute independently and engage with team members of all levels

  • Commitment to Squares purpose of Economic Empowerment

Even Better:

  • Experience with SQL/comfort working with large data sets and creating data visualizations

  • Experience with consumer or B2B technology products or the payments industry


Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.