Finance & Strategy Senior Analyst, Marketing

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that expands Square's purpose of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the UK.

Job Description

Finance & Strategy is responsible for improving strategic, financial, and operational decision-making across Square. Our team’s 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 we’ll rely on you to collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and company executives.

The Square Seller business provides products and services that helps sellers start, run, and grow their businesses and participate in the economy. The foundation of our offerings is a full service, managed payments offering and extends to include point-of-sale software and services that help sellers make informed business decisions on their orders, inventory, locations, employees, and customers. 

We have grown rapidly to serve millions of sellers that represent a diverse set of industries and sizes, and span geographies including the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The Seller team includes both product business teams, as well as go-to-market and operational functional teams. 

 

Global Marketing & Brand

The Marketing team’s purpose is to shape and grow our brand, drive greater awareness of our ecosystem of products, and convert prospective merchants to Square customers. The team leverages a broad portfolio of marketing investments to acquire merchants, ranging from high reaching channels such as TV advertising to highly targeted channels such as social media. The marketing team leverages machine learning models and complex attribution methods to increase both the efficiency and effectiveness of our investments. 

We are looking for a Senior Marketing Analyst to join the Marketing Finance & Strategy team, which partners with business leads across Marketing and Data Science to shape and inform how we invest to acquire merchants. The responsibilities of the team include identifying KPIs to evaluate performance, creating frameworks for evaluating investments, analyzing our acquisition trends and discerning opportunities, and mapping the competitive landscape to better inform growth.

 

Finance & Strategy team members have an intimate understanding of Square’s 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.

You will:

  • Report and analyze business results and communicate key takeaways to senior stakeholders, including identifying opportunities or risks

  • Collaborate cross-functionally across Marketing, Data Science, and Business Intelligence (among other teams) to understand complex relationships between key drivers of our business

  • Lead strategic, high visibility projects requiring cross functional buy-in and analytical support

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in investment banking, consulting, strategic finance, or related field focused on financial modeling or forecasting
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent business acumen and communication skills
  • Ability to execute independently and engage with team members of all levels

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. Square 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

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that expands Square's purpose of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the UK.

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