Senior Finance and Strategy Manager - Corporate G&A Teams

  • Austin, TX, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: San Francisco, United States

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

Finance & Strategy is responsible for improving strategic, financial and operational decision-making across the company. Our team’s core value is trust – we build it by making what is complex simple, and with analysis that is accurate and easy-to-understand. Business partners appreciate our insight and trust us to help them solve difficult problems across the company. At Block we believe that good ideas can come from anywhere, and we’ll trust you to collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and the executive team.

We are looking for an experienced FP&A Sr. Manager who will lead our Finance & Strategy team for the Foundational businesses at Block which consist of our corporate G&A teams (People, Counsel, Guidance, Security, Platform Engineering). This role will interface with key executives at Block and other senior stakeholders across the Foundational teams. You will directly influence key elements of Block’s operational execution and financial forecasting and also play a critical role in building our analytical capabilities, delivering key insights that will inform decisions and execution regarding Block’s investments across the Foundational teams.

You Will:

  • Manage a team of financial analysts, promoting a growth mindset and providing the appropriate level of oversight, coaching and direct involvement in delivering key insights and recommendations to our Foundational business partners

  • Build deep and trusted partnerships with our Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Head of People as well as other senior leaders to optimize financial planning, policies and the implementation of key team initiatives

  • Own operating expense budgets and headcount planning to ensure investment allocation and resources are in alignment with Block's strategic priorities

  • Partner with our Strategic Initiatives team on key projects that help identify financial and operational efficiencies across our Foundational teams

  • Develop metrics to track team-specific and company-wide trends, identify opportunities, make recommendations, and collaborate with teams across Block

  • Prepare analysis and materials to present to board members and executive level leaders

This position can sit in any of Block's office locations and is eligible for full-time work from home/remote.

Qualifications

You Have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or other relevant field; MBA preferred

  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience in corporate Financial Planning and Analysis or related field (e.g. investment banking, private equity, consulting)

  • Proven ability to build, lead, and develop teams with experience of having scaled a corporate finance function in line with business growth

  • Experience developing deep partnerships with executive and senior level business leaders

  • Effective communication skills with experience in dealing with cross-functional teams

  • Strong analytical skills (excellent proficiency in financial modeling and Excel)

  • Experience with Hyperion / SQL / Tableau / Looker 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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