Finance & Strategy Senior Analyst, TIDAL

  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: New York, 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.

TIDAL is a global music and entertainment streaming platform committed to creating a deeper connection between artists and fans through its library of more than 90 million songs, over 450,000 high quality videos, and availability in over 60 countries. In addition, TIDAL offers its subscribers exclusive access to high-profile music and music videos, original content series, podcasts, documentaries, livestream concerts, tickets, merchandise and live experiences. Together, TIDAL and Block will be music-obsessed and artist-focused while we implement new artist tools, monetization channels, listener experiences, and access to financial systems that help artists be successful over the coming years.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Analyst who will work as part of TIDAL’s Finance & Strategy team. You will play an integral role in TIDAL’s success by partnering cross-functionally to drive efficiency and unlock growth for the business. You will support the team with financial planning and developing strategic analysis. Finance & Strategy team members have an intimate understanding of the business and industry, use analytical methods to evaluate business trends, answer questions with data-driven insights, and communicate relevant recommendations to business leads.

You Will:

  • Take ownership of the financial operating model for the streaming business and support forecasting subscribers, revenue and gross profit.
  • Analyze business performance and communicate important takeaways to TIDAL and Block leadership, Block’s Board of Directors, and Investor Relations team.
  • Partner with Marketing and Product teams to support user acquisition and retention initiatives, including building models to evaluate LTV to inform investment decisions.
  • Provide analytical support to Business Affairs and Legal on licensing negotiations with major record labels and publishers.
  • Support TIDAL F&S in long-range and annual planning processes.
  • Build trust with cross functional partners and senior leadership.


You have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or other relevant field
  • 3+ years of relevant experience (e.g. management consulting, investment banking, strategic finance)
  • Self-starter and team-player mentality, and willingness to work in unstructured environments
  • Ability to develop solutions to solve complex or ambiguous problems 
  • Excellent proficiency in financial modeling (there is a case study as part of the interview process)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional judgment and maturity, including an ability to execute independently and work with team members of all levels
  • Commitment to Block’s purpose of Economic Empowerment

Even better:

  • Experience in direct-to-consumer subscription services, music and/or entertainment
  • Experience with different data tools (e.g. Databricks, Tableau, Looker)

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 $116,800 - USD $142,800
Zone C: USD $110,500 - USD $135,100
Zone D: USD $100,500 - USD $122,900

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, 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, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

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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