Investor Relations Associate

  • San Francisco, CA, 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

We are looking for an Investor Relations Associate, reporting into the Director of Investor Relations, to join our team in the Finance & Strategy organization. You will work in a collaborative and environment, with regular partnership across the Finance & Strategy, Communications, Legal, Accounting, Treasury, and Product teams.

You will support the investor relations program. We are focused on increasing shareholder value through effective communication of Block’s strategy, financial results and operations to the financial community, including shareholders and research analysts. We also look to develop a strong understanding of Block’s competitive positioning and new trends for our management team by analyzing and researching information about Block, its peers and the industry.

This position can sit in any of Block’s US offices or be 100% remote from any US state with the exception of Alaska.

You Will:

  • Build and manage relationships with equity research analysts and investors.

  • Conduct analysis on industry trends and competitors across business segments (Cash App, Square, TIDAL, TBD) and provide findings to relevant teams.

  • Contribute to Block’s quarterly earnings process, including creating the Shareholder Letter, earnings script, and talking points for management and IR.

  • Help influence external messaging and guide relevant workstreams for acquisitions, treasury transactions, Investor Days, and company announcements.

  • Track and analyze sentiment and trends among consensus estimates and equity research analyst reports.

  • Provide insights to the executive team regarding investor feedback, perceptions and opinions, competitive intelligence.

  • Challenge status quo by identifying opportunities for process improvement.

 

Qualifications

You Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or other relevant field.

  • 2+ years of relevant experience with financial modeling and business analysis.

  • Experience drafting external materials, including press releases, shareholder letters, and investor presentations.

  • Strong organizational skills to help manage the earnings process.

  • Ability to understand and develop investment theses on companies, and to think critically about business models and industry trends.

  • Proficiency in excel (can perform complex functions) and building financial models. While not required, experience with financial market data and research tools is a plus (such as Bloomberg, FactSet, Capital IQ).

  • A passion for Block’s mission and purpose.

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.

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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