Finance & Strategy Manager, Partnerships and Account Management

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time
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Company Description

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. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning 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.

Job Description

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 well trust you to collaborate with others, form intelligent opinions, and present your thoughts to decision-makers and the executive team.

Square’s Account Management organization works with Square’s largest merchants to grow and retain their businesses and to deliver insights to Square’s product teams. The Partnerships Team is responsible for the end-to-end development and deployment of Square’s Partnership strategy globally. This includes working closely with our product and platform teams to develop strategy, scoping potential partnerships and negotiating contracts, developing relationships with external and internal parties, and executing the deployment and ongoing growth of partnerships across a cross-functional team within Square.

We are looking for an experienced candidate who will work as a member of Squares Finance & Strategy team. This individual will play an integral part in Square's success by working directly with Square's business leaders, driving financial planning and business forecasting, and developing analysis around key business initiatives. This position will be based in our San Francisco or Oakland office and will act as an individual contributor. 

You Will:

  • Act as the Finance Business Partner (FBP) with the Partnerships and Account Management organizations and collaborate across all levels and business functions

  • Evaluate business performance; report and analyze the performance; identify any risks or opportunities associated with reported financial data

  • Be your teams go-to partner for business analysis and strategic decisions (e.g pricing & packaging, market sizing, operational efficiency, benchmarking, other data-driven analyses), actively mining data from our databases predict short-term and long-term trends

  • Regularly partner with business functions (e.g. Accounting, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Operations) to analyze and report on the financial impact of decisions across the company

  • Lead the financial planning process for the Partnerships and Account Management teams; including building/maintaining operating and financial models, managing investment budgets for teams to ensure they have resource allocations to invest properly behind key initiatives


You have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or other relevant field

  • 5 to 7 years of relevant industry experience 

  • Excellent proficiency in financial modeling and Excel (you should be prepared for a case study)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Consistent track record of success and career progression

  • Exceptional judgement and maturity, including an ability to execute independently and work with team members of all levels

  • Experience leading, developing, and growing a team

  • Familiarity with financial planning processes and business systems such as Hyperion

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


Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources