Head of Financial Reporting
- Alternate Location: San Francisco, United States
We are looking for a Head of Financial Reporting to report directly to our Global Head of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting. We are looking for a candidate with a strong understanding of financial reporting including SEC reporting and have a technical accounting background. You will be responsible for all of our external and internal financial reporting, including SEC filings, statutory financials for our subsidiaries, and local and international regulatory reporting for our regulated entities. This position will also be responsible for the equity accounting function.
This position can sit in any Block office in the US or be full-time remote from any US state with the exception of Alaska.
You will lead the financial reporting team that is primarily responsible for:
The Company’s primary SEC filings including Forms 10K, 10Q and Earnings Release
Other SEC filings such as 8Ks and DEF 14A
Monthly and quarterly consolidations of the Block’s financial statements
Statutory financial reporting for our international entities and periodic financial statements for various board meetings
Monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory financial reporting for various regulated subsidiaries
Supporting the investor relations team on the shareholders letter and other investor materials
Developing the Company’s non-GAAP reporting
Coordination with auditors on the audit and review of the annual and quarterly financial statements
Supporting the technical team on various transactions including mergers and acquisitions, debt offerings, new product initiatives, adoption of new standards, and other general corporate accounting matters
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent
15+ years of experience required – Big 4 experience preferred
Public company experience required (preferably from working at a high growth disruptive public company, Financial Services / Payment Processor industry experience desirable but not a requirement)
Comprehensive and current understanding of US GAAP, including recently issued accounting pronouncements, and SEC reporting principles and regulations
Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and internal control frameworks
Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
Zone A: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
Zone B: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
Zone C: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
Zone D: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.
Benefits include the following:
- Healthcare coverage
- Retirement Plans including company match
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
- Paid parental and caregiving leave
- Paid time off
- Learning and Development resources
- Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits
- Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources
This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.
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, veteran status, 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, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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.