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Finance & Strategy Manager - Sales/Marketing

Square, San Francisco CA, US

Square works for every business.

Duration: Full-Time


Finance & Strategy is responsible for improving strategic, financial, and operational decision-making across Square. 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. Business 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 collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and company executives.

The Marketing team’s purpose is to shape and grow our brand, drive greater awareness of our ecosystem of products, and convert prospective merchants to Square customers. The team leverages a broad portfolio of marketing investments to acquire merchants, ranging from high reaching channels such as TV advertising to highly targeted channels such as social media. The marketing team leverages machine learning models and complex attribution methods to increase both the efficiency and effectiveness of our investments. 

We are looking for two Finance & Strategy Managers to join the Marketing and Sales teams. The responsibilities include identifying indicators to evaluate performance, creating frameworks for evaluating investments, analyzing our acquisition trends and discerning opportunities, and mapping the competitive landscape to better inform growth. The Sales focused role will support our Global Sales and Account Management functions, which guide our largest sellers’ journeys onto Square.

You Will:

  • Apply expertise of Square's business model to 1) create analyses that encourage clear decision-making, 2) forecast performance, including all trends, 3) surface strategic insights for partners, and 4) help inform Square's investment capacity

  • Report results and communicate essential takeaways to senior team members, including identifying opportunities or risks

  • Analyze data from SQL databases and collaborate across Marketing, Data Science, and Business Intelligence (among other teams) to understand complex relationships between key drivers of our business.

  • Lead strategic, high visibility projects

  • Build / maintain operational models that provide insight into GTM investment, team payback, and return on investment

  • Forecast team performance and report results, including retrieving data via SQL, analyzing large data sets, and communicating key takeaways to senior team members


You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or another relevant field

  • 4+ years of experience focused on financial modeling, with at least 2+ years Finance experience

  • Advanced proficiency in excel (can perform complex functions) 

  • Engage with team members of all levels

  • Commitment to Square's purpose of Economic Empowerment

  • Experience with SQL/comfort working with large data sets and creating data visualizations 

Even Better

  • Experience with software, internet, payments or financial technology industry

  • Experience with international markets


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.

Perks

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.

About Square

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. So we’re building easy tools to empower and enrich people. Tools that shorten the distance between having an idea and making a living from it—because we believe in fair and square. We started with a little white card reader but haven’t stopped there. Our new reader helps our sellers accept chip cards and NFC payments, our Cash app lets people send money instantly, and we’re building easy tools for customers, too. We’re empowering the electrician to send invoices, setting up the food truck with a delivery option, helping the clothing boutique pay its employees, and giving the coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

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