Finance and Strategy Senior Analyst

  • 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

Finance & Strategy improves financial and operational decision-making across Block. Our team’s core value is trust – we build it by making what is complex simple, and we do it with analysis that is accurate and easy-to-understand. Our partners appreciate our insight and trust us to help solve difficult problems. We believe good ideas can come from anywhere, and we’ll rely on you to work with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and company executives. 

This role will support our Afterpay APAC Sales & Account Management functions, which guide our largest sellers’ journeys onto Afterpay. You will report into a Finance and Strategy team lead.

You Will:

  • Perform in-depth financial analysis on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis for APAC business, identifying and assessing underlying trends and highlighting opportunities and risks

  • Assist with the annual budget setting, quarterly forecast and associated reporting and commentary

  • Develop and maintain various reports and models used for reporting, analysis, forecasts and budgets   

  • Provide regular analysis and reporting for key cost lines and ongoing analysis and insights on merchants performance including merchant portfolio composition and pricing 

  • Prepare ad-hoc financial analysis to support our decisions and investment priorities 

  • Partner with the broader finance & strategy team and other business units to deliver continuous improvement in processes and ways of working


You Have:

  • Two to four years of professional experience including 3 years’ experience such as working in FP&A or business partnering, and/or in an analyst role in either an investment bank or management consulting firm

  • Excellent proficiency in financial modeling and Excel (there will be a case study)

  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, economics or related business field

  • A desire to work with the team to achieve common goals

Even Better

  • Experience with SQL and data visualization tools (Looker, Tableau)

  • Experience in a retail and payments/technology and/or public company with global operations

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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