Finance and Strategy Analyst, Afterpay

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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 is responsible for improving strategic, 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. 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.

We are looking for a Senior Analyst to join the Corporate Finance function that supports Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), which provides the planning and reporting required to facilitate investment decisions and effectively manage the business. The responsibilities of our team include creating tools and identifying indicators to evaluate performance, creating frameworks for evaluating investments, developing tools for business leaders to achieve their goals and targets, and driving business partnership through operational excellence.

This role is a hybrid role, with a mix of working both in the Melbourne office location and working remotely.

You will:

Develop and maintain financial models and templates that will be used by team members globally, ensuring that the models evolve to business needs and changing requirements
Analyze and communicate business results and key insights to senior stakeholders, including preparation of board materials
Develop and implement recurring financial deliverables over monthly, quarterly, annual, and multi-year time horizons
Build trust and collaborate with a cross-functional group of business partners
Conduct ad-hoc analysis in specific areas that are top-of-mind for the executive team



2+ 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
Experience in a retail and payments/technology and/or public company with global operations would be highly regarded
Familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis
Excellent proficiency in Excel (can perform complex functions)
Experience with SQL and data visualization tools (Looker, Tableau)
Ability to effectively work with peers and different levels of management
Strong communication skills, detail oriented, can work in flexible environments
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, economics or related business field


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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