Senior Finance & Strategy Analyst

  • San Francisco, California, 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

This role is a Finance Business Partner to the North American sales team. The role will be influential in providing commercial and financial insights and decision support for Afterpay’s go-to-market efforts. 

  • Prepare financial models and scenario analysis to support decision making on customers, merchants, pricing and commercial deal terms

  • Partner with the sales team to set and measure KPIs, analyze business performance, and perform trend analysis

  • Identify key market trends, changing customer requirements and competitor activity and make recommendations

  • Work with business leaders to develop robust business cases and profitability assessments 

  • Drive financial analysis to support business partners in budgeting, forecasting and reporting 

  • Develop, automate, and produce management reports

  • Partner with the broader finance team to ensure best practice reporting and analysis processes are in place

  • Perform ad hoc analysis to support sales leadership

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience including 3 years of experience as a finance business partner and/or in an analyst role in either an investment bank or management consulting firm

  • Advanced financial modeling skills

  • Experience in forecasting, financial analysis and understanding key performance indicators 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Economics or related business/quantitative field

  • Strong communication skills, detail oriented, and can work in flexible environments 

  • Ability to be adaptable and work with ambiguity

  • Experience with data analytics software such as Tableau is a plus

  • Experience in a payments/technology company or experience partnering with a Sales team is a plus

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 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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