Head of Financial Reporting

  • New York, NY, USA
  • 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

We are looking for a Head of Financial Reporting to report directly to our Global Head of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting. We are looking for a candidate with a strong understanding of financial reporting including SEC reporting and have a technical accounting background. You will be responsible for all of our external and internal financial reporting, including SEC filings, statutory financials for our subsidiaries, and local and international regulatory reporting for our regulated entities. This position will also be responsible for the equity accounting function.

This position can sit in any Block office in the US or be full-time remote from any US state with the exception of Alaska. 

You will lead the financial reporting team that is primarily responsible for: 

  • The Company’s primary SEC filings including Forms 10K, 10Q and Earnings Release

  • Other SEC filings such as 8Ks and DEF 14A

  • Monthly and quarterly consolidations of the Block’s financial statements

  • Equity accounting

  • Statutory financial reporting for our international entities and periodic financial statements for various board meetings

  • Monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory financial reporting for various regulated subsidiaries

  • Supporting the investor relations team on the shareholders letter and other investor materials

  • Developing the Company’s non-GAAP reporting

  • Coordination with auditors on the audit and review of the annual and quarterly financial statements

  • Supporting the technical team on various transactions including mergers and acquisitions, debt offerings, new product initiatives, adoption of new standards, and other general corporate accounting matters


You Have: 

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent

  • CPA required

  • 15+ years of experience required – Big 4 experience preferred

  • Public company experience required (preferably from working at a high growth disruptive public company, Financial Services / Payment Processor industry experience desirable but not a requirement)

  • Comprehensive and current understanding of US GAAP, including recently issued accounting pronouncements, and SEC reporting principles and regulations

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and internal control frameworks

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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