Finance & Strategy Manager, Corporate Finance
- San Francisco, CA
- Position open to remote: Yes
- Current Square Employee?: Apply via go/jobs with your Square email.
This position can sit in any of Square's office locations and is eligible for full-time work from home/remote.
Finance & Strategy is responsible for improving strategic, financial and operational decision-making across the company. Our team’s core value is trust – we build it by making what is complex simple, and with analysis that is accurate and easy-to-understand. Business partners appreciate our insight and trust us to help them solve difficult problems across the company. At Square we believe that good ideas can come from anywhere, and we’ll trust you to collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and the executive team.
We are looking for a Finance & Strategy Manager, reporting to a Corporate Finance & Strategy Lead. This position will sit across Square’s business unit ecosystem and provide support to the Finance teams within Square. This position will interface with other Finance & Strategy team members to develop an intimate understanding of the overall business, as well as multiple different operating models. Insights are developed through frequent cross functional communication and coordination with our partners, and formulating how each of Square’s business units would operate as stand alone businesses.
Apply expertise of Square's shared services (Foundational Teams) to each of the business units within Square’s ecosystem, to analyze each business unit as stand alone businesses.
Manage and help guide the financial planning process for Square’s Corporate Finance team, focusing on Operating Expenses across the business.
Build a strong foundational understanding of Square’s P&L and flow of finances to generate insights used for financial analysis and scenario planning.
Develop and refine allocation methodologies that will be used in evaluating investment decisions across Square’s ecosystem and help inform product decisions.
Partner with cross functional finance business partners to understand the historical financial performance and help determine what the impact will be on future decisions.
Communicate financial analysis and recommendations across the organization including to Square's board and management team.
Lead strategic transformation initiatives, to improve accuracy and automate current reporting processes in partnership with the Business Technology team
5+ years experience working in Corporate Strategy/FP&A, or at a top tier Investment Banking or Consulting firm. We are looking for candidates that have worked in a high-growth environment, performing complex modeling and analysis
A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or other relevant field
Strong analytical skills (excellent proficiency in financial modeling and Excel) and effective communication skills, with experience in dealing with cross-functional teams
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Consistent track record of success and career progression, including a proven capacity to develop and manage a high-performing team
High level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and having impact, deep interest in problem solving
Experience with payments industry preferred
Experience with analytics tools (Hyperion/Oracle/SAP) and data visualization tools (Looker) preferred
At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
- Healthcare coverage
- Retirement Plans
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Wellness perks
- Paid parental leave
- Paid time off
- Learning and Development resources