Head of Finance and Hardware Technology

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Square builds common business tools in unconventional ways so more people can start, run, and grow their businesses. When Square started, it was difficult and expensive (or just plain impossible) for some businesses to take credit cards. Square made credit card payments possible for all by turning a mobile phone into a credit card reader. Since then Square has been building an entire business toolkit of both hardware and software products including Square Capital, Square Terminal, Square Payroll, and more. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

As the Head of Finance Technology, your mission is to empower your partners within the Finance organization through the delivery of innovative systems. You will provide leadership in platform innovation and work with the finance team to encourage agreement and adoption for our vision. The Head of Finance and Hardware Technology will balance strategic vision and approach problems from a data and systems-design perspective. You will work with a variety of partners to understand their current workflows, identify gaps and goals, develop requirements, prioritize projects and lead product roadmaps, from conception through launch to ongoing development and operational oversight. This leader will manage a team that can scale and produce work that establishes credibility and world class solutions.

You will:

  • Propose and implement new solutions and establish new approaches to improving productivity.
  • Determine product strategy for streamlining and automating these processes.
  • Work with partners such as Finance and Supply Chain to understand gaps and identify potential opportunities in essential processes.
  • Be knowledgeable about operating in a regulated finance environment, responsible for maintaining compliance on all systems and related finance data assets
  • Translate strategic finance leadership goals into an overall finance technology vision and sponsor that vision across teams at Square


You have: 

  • 15+ years of relevant system architecting experience
  • 5+ years working with Oracle (on premise or cloud)
  • Experience managing diverse, global systems functions, spanning from data engineering through application management
  • Cross functional project experience, working with teams such as engineering and finance
  • Experience optimizing workflows and technology integrations, finance or supply chain solutions
  • Experience in understanding opportunities for systems improvement and selling the value of your product to partners
  • Data-driven approach to building scalable solutions


Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of 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)squareup.com. 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.


At Square, 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
  • Flexible time off
  • Learning and Development resources