Senior Product Manager, Finance Systems

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • 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

As a Product Manager for our Controllership organization, you will create a strategy that enables a simple and delightful experience for the Controllership group as primary partners. Data is at the heart of everything we do at Square. And for our Controllership team, accurate and reliable accounting data forms the foundation. As the product manager, you will focus on solving Controllership problems using existing tools/technology or building new products in partnership with engineering teams, at an industry-leading scale and complexity.

We expect the Product Manager to have excellent knowledge of financial Business systems. You will work with and learn from a phenomenal team of business Analysts, product, engineering, data scientists, and business leaders. 

 

You Will: 

  • Experience building and launching finance business systems and platforms at scale, with primary focus on Controllership
  • Collect requirements from Finance partners and line of business heads
  • Understand the existing accounting business process, benchmark those against industry standards and help define the measurable/meaningful KPIs
  • Develop a vision and road map, plan deliverables, design and launch products
  • Organize conversations around new ideas, potential solutions to solve complex problems with executives, other product and controllership teams
  • Evangelize products within Controllership organizations including Business Analysts, Accountants, Revenue managers, and leadership
  • Monitor launched products and use data for product refinement
  • Collaborate to solve novel problems introduced by the ever-changing and increasingly challenging finance and accounting ecosystem
  • Be or become an expert in Finance and Controllership technologies including important vendors in the space, pros and cons of competing approaches (both 1st and 3rd path), and trade-offs involved with build vs buy

Qualifications

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience working with Accounting and Controllership stakeholders
  • Tech Bachelor's degree with some Finance background
  • 8+ years of experience in any of the following technical fields - Enterprise Finance Products, SaaS applications
  • 4+ years of experience in Product Management
  • An experimental mindset that uses data and metrics to backup assumptions and support decision-making.
  • Experience testing clear hypotheses, and prepare solutions without well-defined directions.
  • Experience building trust with customers, internal partners/team members and executives.
  • Experience presenting ideas and solutions (PRFAQs, PRDs, QBRs ) to a variety of audiences, including executives, engineers, our teams and the entire company

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of 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)squareup.com. 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.

Perks

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

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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