Forensic Data Analyst

  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available and universally accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.

Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are.

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Job Description

We are looking for a Data Analyst who will act as a point of contact for confidential data requests from regulators, partners, and litigations received for Cash App. You’ll interface with our legal counsel to understand requests and how we may responsibly respond in the short term, and provide business recommendations to improve how Cash App responds in the future. You’ll work closely with stakeholders across the organization to understand historical context, identify and work through blockers, and clearly package data to respond. You’ll use your strong communication skills to craft written reports and be able to defend the data through oral communication. 

You have a drive for improving the business and providing insightful data that will help people become key participants in the economy. You will work closely with our legal teams as you seek to understand the different request requirements and how Cash can best meet those needs.

 You will: 

  • Perform analyses, often ad-hoc, on large data sets to provide insights and actionable recommendations that will help satisfy various legal, regulatory, and compliance requests

  • Work closely with Data Engineers and other cross-functional teams to build scalable data infrastructure in order to quickly satisfy a wide range of requests from our legal and compliance teams

  • Partner closely with our legal teams to provide accurate and relevant data in a timely manner in order to respond to requests from regulatory bodies 

  • Generate reports and documentation to create a cohesive story responsive to the request, and clearly articulate complex data to a wide range of audiences, tailoring based on relevance to specific stakeholders or regulatory bodies

  • Be a subject matter expert both technically and functionally, for Cash Customer Operations data, identifying actionable insights that inform business processes and how we respond to regulatory requests

  • Document relevant projects and processes related to your job function to promote transparency and scalability

  • Maintain confidentiality regarding the work you do, and the nature of the requests


  • 3+ years of experience as a Data Analyst

  • 2+ years of experience in a compliance, regulatory, or legal environment 

  • Ability to communicate and partner with legal, business, and technical teams clearly, and translate complex needs into specific action items 

  • Creative data visualizer and dashboard creator

  • Comfortable gathering business requirements and creating ad-hoc reports

  • Technical skills must include SQL, Tableau/Looker, and cloud environments such as Snowflake, AWS, and BigQuery

  • Able to create a report without use of Excel/GSheet

  • Willing to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Experience or exposure to Python or R

  • Experience in customer service and/or banking

  • Financial institution experience

  • Previously automated reports to ensure data quality

  • Experience working with multiple teams and their associated reports needs

  • Strong statistical knowledge of A/B testing, linear regression, ANOVA


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.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, 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. TBD 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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