Senior Accountant, ANZ

  • 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 is responsible for managing the Afterpay (APT) ANZ day to day financial accounting to ensure accuracy of the monthly ANZ results as well as the quarterly and full year end close processes. This role also supports the AU month end and year end reporting.

Financial Leadership:

Manage and lead the ANZ month end, quarter end and year end close process for both under US GAAP and IFRS

● Support the ANZ  team for the month end reporting, quarterly review, full financial year end and SOX audit processes

● Lead and review the ANZ annual statutory accounts under ANZ IFRS

● Prepare the monthly AU capex wages

● Prepare ANZ balance sheet reconciliations

● Prepare quarter end and year end ANZ regulatory submissions

● Support the tax team for monthly BAS returns

● Partner with F&S and FBP for the month end, quarter end and year end review

● Partner with Treasury & finops for business operations

● Deliver best practice workpapers, review and documentation

● Working closely with the product team for continuous new initiatives and products  to ensure appropriate finance operation, compliance and accounting consideration

Systems, process and policy leadership:

● Ensure that key policies are followed and applied consistently by the ANZ accounting teams

● Ensure compliance across ANZ finance operations

Client and stakeholder leadership:

● Build and manage relationships with key ANZ internal stakeholders

● Demonstrate effective peer, direct report and team management skills


You have:

● Have exceptionally strong financial reporting and analytical skills

● Prior experience working in multinational, SOX reporting, fast paced and energetic environments

● Have previous leadership experience, where were able to drive results in a positive and inspiring way, coach and mentor team members

● Strong communicator and an ability to communicate across all levels of the business, and remote international teams.

● Strive to continually improve, including making changes to internal accounting processes and controls.

● Ability to time manage and problem solve effectively in a high-pressure environment, consistently meeting tight deadlines.

● Focus on exceptional customer service ensuring all stakeholder needs are exceeded

● CA or CPA qualified

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, 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. 

Learn more about our efforts to promote inclusion and diversity at


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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