Finance & Strategy is responsible for improving strategic, financial and operational decision-making across the company. Our team’s core value is trust – we build it by making what is complex simple, and with analysis that is accurate and easy-to-understand. Business partners appreciate our insight and trust us to help them solve difficult problems across the company. At Square we believe that good ideas can come from anywhere, and we’ll trust you to collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to your colleagues and the executive team.
We are looking for an experienced leader within Square’s Corporate Finance & Strategy team who will guide Square’s overall financial planning processes and play a critical role informing decisions regarding Square’s investments across all products and functions.
Lead Square’s annual and quarterly financial planning, including coordinating forecasts and investments across our business
Apply an analytical approach to influence strategic decision making, with a focus on capital allocation decisions and long-term financial planning
Partner with the Investor Relations and Accounting teams to develop external financial guidance and support the execution of external filings and investor communications
Develop metrics to track team-specific and company-wide trends, identify efficiency and/or growth opportunities, clearly communicate recommendations, and collaborate across all levels of the organization
Lead company-wide financial related communications with board members and executive team
Lead a team of high performing analysts
Partner with key organizations across Square to optimize financial planning processes, policies, and the implementation of company-wide initiatives
Distill data and create analyses that will facilitate clear and timely decision making; improve visibility and usability of our existing data, and use that data to create measurable goals
A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or other relevant field
7 to 10 years of relevant industry experience with financial modeling, including experience in finance & strategy in a corporate environment
Exceptional judgement and maturity, including an ability to execute independently and work with team members of all levels
Demonstrated experience leading complex, cross-functional workstreams
Excellent proficiency in Excel and understanding of accounting and corporate finance concepts
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Consistent track record of success and career progression
Basic understanding of the payments industry and a commitment to Square’s mission
Experience with Hyperion is a plus
Experience in tech / high-growth corporate finance is a plus
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