Data Analyst, Compliance

  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • 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

As our business grows, so does our Compliance Team! We are looking for a Data Analyst – Compliance Monitoring and Testing, to join our Global Compliance function. Reporting directly to the Manager – Compliance Monitoring and Testing, you will be assist with delivering data for all Compliance teams including for Afterpay's AML/CTF Transactions Monitoring system. You will ideally have some experience in data and analytics with exposure to AML, Risk or Fraud. Alternatively, you are a graduate with a passion to utilize your degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Statistics to start a career in the Data and Analytics world!

You Will:

  • Respond to and developing accurate analytical solutions and recommendations

  • Build and refine rules for Afterpay's proprietary transaction monitoring system

  • Produce daily, ad-hoc and scheduled data analysis and insights for regulatory examinations and reporting requirements

  • Update dashboards and other data assets

  • Ensure coding standard follows team frameworks

  • Work with key stakeholders to explain reporting and analysis


You Have:

  • A degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or other related quantitative disciplines

  • A strong desire to learn data analytics

  • Self-starter with a high level of attention to detail who can deliver tasks in a reasonable timeframe

  • You can confidently perform statistical analyses with minimal guidance including descriptive and inferential techniques

  • An appetite to learn and improve processes

  • A team player who can answer business questions with ease

  • Some experience using data programming and analytics tools, such as SQL/R/Python is advantageous

  • Related experience in AML, fraud, or credit risk data is advantageous

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, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any 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


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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