Global Indirect Tax Senior Analyst

  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • 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

Block is looking for a Global Transaction / Indirect Tax Senior Analyst to join its tax function. This position will be part of the Tax Team and will support the current and increasing volume of global indirect tax contract review. Candidates must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment and work closely and proactively within the tax team and numerous functional teams across our organization.  This position may be remote or located in one of Block offices in the US.

We are looking for passionate individuals who will work as a member of Block’s Tax team, leading efforts to support our product teams. 

You will:

  • Assist with reviewing different agreements related to different Block products from a global indirect tax perspective in different countries (e.g. US, Canada, Japan, France, Ireland, UK). 

  • Participate in different discussions with a variety of Block teams to understand the scope of the agreement in order to provide the proper guidance from a global indirect tax perspective.

  • Provide assistance with the potential implementation requirements after the agreement is signed (e.g. invoicing requirements, reporting requirements, etc). 

  • Communicate with the Tax Compliance team about potential indirect tax implications in Block indirect tax compliance. 

  • Draft memorandum and other written documents with the background of the agreement, the potential global indirect tax implications in order to maintain and communicate knowledge of past

  • Draft memorandum and other written documents about present and potential future indirect tax laws, guidance, and court decisions that are applicable to the core business.

  • Assist with reviewing different terms of services from a global indirect tax perspective.  

  • Support the implementation of processes as a result of new and evolving business practices or tax legislation.

  • Support indirect tax planning and potential acquisitions.

  • Productive member of a team of motivated tax professionals; Work effectively with outside service providers; Team with internal groups within the Company such as accounting and legal departments.

  • Support tax leadership in establishing and refining tax policies, processes and system workflows.


  • 5+ years of tax experience working at a public accounting firm and/or multinational corporation; primarily focused on indirect tax.
  • Familiarity with e-commerce sales taxation trends and indirect tax implications;

  • A great sense of accuracy; good listening, negotiation and problem-resolution skills. Management skills

  • An upbeat attitude; ability to seek out and implement internal or external best practices, required.

  • Demonstrated passion and track record of delivering results in a rapidly changing business environment.

  • Must be able to analyze all sides of an argument, have strong analytical skills, document tax positions, and ensure that the proper checks and balances are in place to ensure all aspects have been considered.

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, veteran status, 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, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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 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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