Technical Project Manager, Reconciliation

  • 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

The Reconciliation Team oversees all money movement at Block, ensuring that our merchants, as well as external financial institutions, correctly settle with Block on every single transaction. We empower Accounting, Finance, Analytics, Payments, and product teams by delivering accurate data that is crucial to Block’s financials and provides early warning indicators for many product systems at Block.

As a Technical Project Manager on the Reconciliation team,

You will:

  • Understand the business strategy and roadmap for the product teams you support and design reconciliation solutions that help them achieve their business goals. 

  • Lead and collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to define our program roadmap.

  • Manage technical projects, working closely with product and engineering teams, analytics, operations, and other cross-functional partners through the entire project lifecycle.

  • Partner with Engineers, Analysts and Product Managers to ensure projects deliver intended business benefits and objectives.

  • Suggest and determine solution designs that balance overall complexity and maintainability with separation of concerns.

  • Collect feedback from our data consumers and identify product pain points to drive future iterations.

  • Estimate work efforts, manage competing priorities, and remove blockers / dependencies to successfully deliver projects on time and within budget. 

  • Identify issues and risks and clearly communicate status to project stakeholders. 

  • Use SQL to analyze anomalies and dig into problems as well as design and implement infrastructure for reporting pipelines that serve multiple business partners.


 You have:

  • 3- 5 years of technical project management experience in software application development in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

  • Hands-on experience leading projects using Jira for Agile delivery management

  • Enthusiasm for and experience in designing solutions that satisfy the needs of your customers.

  • A drive to improve processes and find efficiencies through continuous improvement.

  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical partners.

  • A can-do attitude and willingness to do what it takes to get things done.

  • Ability to maintain multiple projects without compromising results.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment.

  • You lead by influence -- not authority -- to foster trust across the organization.

  • Strong domain knowledge and understanding of data models.

  • Skills in reading, editing, and writing SQL queries.


 Even better to have:

  • Strong SQL experience and building ETLs and reports

  • Experience in payments and financial services

  • Engineering experience in designing and implementing robust, large-scale data processing systems

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $125,600 - USD $153,600
Zone B: USD $119,300 - USD $145,900
Zone C: USD $113,000 - USD $138,200
Zone D: USD $106,800 - USD $130,600

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits 
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

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.

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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