US Indirect Tax 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

Block is looking for a Global Indirect Tax Senior Analyst to join its tax function. This position will be part of the Tax Team and will support global indirect tax planning, consulting, controversy, compliance, reporting, audits and integration activities. Candidates must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment and work closely and proactively within the tax team and numerous functional teams across our organization. This position may be remote or located in one of Block’s offices in the US.

We are looking for passionate individuals who will work as a member of Block’s Tax team, leading efforts to support our product teams. 

You will:

  • Assist with legal and tax research related to different Block products in a variety of countries, draft memorandum and other written documents, maintain and communicate knowledge of past, present and potential future indirect  tax laws, guidance, and court decisions that are applicable to the core business
  • Lead the implementation of processes as a result of new and evolving business practices or tax legislation
  • Provide analyses in response to indirect tax questions from the business
  • Support global indirect tax planning and potential acquisitions
  • Provide support for compliance with all global indirect tax requirements, including, but not limited to managing different source data, reviewing workpapers prepared internally or by a third-party provider (e.g., SUT returns, VAT/GST returns, EC Sales list, intrastat, etc.), and monitoring the compliance calendar
  • Prepare and review of the monthly U.S. and/or international indirect tax accruals and reconciliations for key accounts for SOX control purposes
  • Prepare and ensure efficient closure of all U.S. and/or international indirect tax audits and tax assessment notices
  • Be a productive member of a team of motivated tax professionals; work effectively with outside service providers; collaborate with internal groups within the Company such as the accounting and legal departments
  • Support the development of software solutions for indirect tax automation; identify, develop, and direct the implementation of technology tools and process improvements to reduce low-value work and increase tax resource productivity/focus on more value-added work
  • Support tax leadership in establishing and refining tax policies, processes, and system workflows


  • 4-5 years of tax experience working at a public accounting firm and/or multinational corporation; primarily focused on indirect tax
  • Familiarity with e-commerce sales taxation/VAT trends and the indirect tax implications
  • A great sense of accuracy; good listening, negotiation and problem-resolution skills.
  • An upbeat attitude; ability to seek out and implement internal or external best practices, required
  • Demonstrated passion and track record of delivering results in a rapidly changing business environment
  • Must be able to analyze all sides of an argument, have strong analytical skills, document tax positions for our auditors, and ensure that the proper checks and balances are in place to ensure all aspects have been considered

Even better:

  • Experience using G Suite applications (e.g. Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides,)
  • Indirect tax experience in the technology industry and/or a multinational company
  • Experience with running reports and extracting data or invoices from Oracle, MySql, Hyperion, APEX, Regulator, Looker, and Netsuite
  • Experience with maintaining, running reports, and extracting data from Vertex O

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 $94,400 - USD $115,400
Zone B: USD $87,800 - USD $107,400
Zone C: USD $80,300 - USD $98,100
Zone D: USD $70,800 - USD $86,600

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. 

Full-time employee benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage (Medical, Vision and Dental insurance)
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • 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 (including 12 paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave (1 hour per 26 hours worked (max 80 hours per calendar year to the extent legally permissible) for non-exempt employees and covered by our Flexible Time Off policy for exempt employees) 
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits 
  • Additional Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

These benefits are further detailed in Block's policies. 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.

US and Canada EEOC Statement

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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