Quantitative Finance Analytics Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, available and accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.

Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are. 

Check out our locations, benefits and more at cash.app/careers.

Job Description

The quantitative Finance team is responsible for the development and automation of a model-driven forecast using the Cash App inflows framework (https://youtu.be/MOzbShUy1j0?t=996). The inflows framework is an important priority for management heading into 2023 and this position will challenge you across financial strategy, data analytics and AI/ML. The team is composed of former strategy consultants, data scientists and data analysts that partner across Cash App business to build quantitative forecast models, design segmentation and align reporting across Cash App.

The Quantitative Finance Manager leads teams across framework development, socialization, model development and ad-hoc analytics. Specifically, you will manage work streams, present to management, conduct data analysis, develop requirements and test the output of quantitative models. Because this is such a unique role we are looking for someone who has the strategy consulting skills but is also comfortable analyzing large datasets. You will report to the Quantitative Finance Director- Finance & Strategy.

You Will:

  • Conduct Analytics - Dive into the transaction, customer and 3rd party data to assess how our customers manage their funds
  • Set the Agenda - Help develop the inflows taxonomy, assess the addressable market and define the teams book of work
  • Plan Work Streams - Develop timelines, goals, worksteps and outputs for each planned phase
  • Manage Teams - Manage the E2E model development process, across data set creation, application of business logic and assessment of results


You Have:

  • 4+ years of total work experience with 3+ years as a former strategy consultant or as part of a corporate strategy department at a tech or financial services firm
  • 1+ years of data analytics experience, specifically analyzing customer behaviors
  • Knowledge of SQL, R or Python a plus
  • Familiarly with statistical / ML modeling concepts and customer segmentation methodologies
  • Experience with how changes in the economic environment and monetary policy influence consumer spending and saving behaviors
  • BS in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Physics.

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 $152,100 - USD $185,900
Zone B: USD $141,500 - USD $172,900
Zone C: USD $133,800 - USD $163,600
Zone D: USD $121,700 - USD $148,700

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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