• 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

This role would suit an individual looking to grow in a dynamic organization. Reporting to the ANZ Finance Manager, the responsibilities include management of the Afterpay Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) day to day financial reporting to ensure accuracy of the monthly ANZ results. This role also supports the quarter and year-end close processes.

Technical excellence:

  • Execute the ANZ month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process for US GAAP reporting to Block, Inc.

  • Support the ANZ team for SOX process execution

  • Contribute to preparing annual statutory financial statements observing Australian and New Zealand GAAP

  • Manage the balance sheet reconciliations

  • Partner with other business functions to maintain accurate accounting records

  • Demonstrate critical thinking in preparing deliverables

  • Prepare and post journals, ensuring appropriate accounting treatment is applied

  • Review business processed, systems and controls to improve efficiency and accuracy

Stakeholder leadership:

  • Build relationships with key ANZ internal stakeholders

  • Demonstrate effective communication with peers and managers across the business


  • Tertiary qualification in accounting, commerce or economics

  • More than two years experience in an accounting/function or in professional services

  • CA or CPA qualified

  • Solid technical accounting knowledge with the ability to question and interpret results

  • Experience communicating across all levels of the business, and remote international teams

  • Ability to time manage and problem solve effectively

  • Proactively identify issues and demonstrate initiative to solve such issues

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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