Finance & Strategy Analyst

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

We are looking for an Analyst to support the business with a mandate that focuses on finance processes, systems, and data scale with Block's growth. You will partner directly with other finance team members on important elements of operational execution such as procurement, team and company headcount management, and management reporting. You will help guide process efficiencies within the finance team. We are open to having this position be full-time remote but you will need to be in the Pacific or Mountain time zones.

You Will:

  • Manage and centralize important operational aspects of the finance team, including areas related to:

  • Management reporting: you will perform analysis and provide insight for regular variance to budget reporting and support key budget and investment decisions.

  • Headcount management: Block's largest financial investment is in its people; you will coordinate with business, recruiting and HR partners to manage detailed headcount planning efforts.

  • Procurement: you will partner closely with business areas to manage bottoms-up budget builds and tracking to budget.

  • Demonstrate a mindset of continuous improvement to improve efficiency within F&S and improve business partnering across Block.

  • Collaborate to guide important initiatives such as process improvement and standardization, system enhancements, and data governance.

  • Help create finance process documentation, training guides, and resources. You will become an expert for finance process and policy questions and support business partners and new manager training.

  • Build trust with finance team members and business leaders at Block

Qualifications

You Have:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in finance operations, FP&A, audit, accounting, and/or procurement but not required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Accounting, or other relevant field

  • Prior experience with financial planning systems and financial planning processes within larger finance organizations; experience in the technology industry is a plus but not required.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Perks

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

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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