Capital Markets

  • Full-time

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

As a member of the Capital Markets team, you will play a key role in supporting the strategic planning and capital markets needs of the various lending businesses within Block. Block has lending vertices that serve small businesses and vertices that serve consumers. Included are more developed products like Square Loans to small business and Afterpay receivables to consumers as well as newer products in development like Cash Borrow, Loans and Advances to International Square sellers. 

This candidate will be responsible for sourcing new institutional investors, managing the relationships with lenders, and designing new structures to help fund Block’s newer lending products. Additionally, this role will serve as a secondary point of contact for investors and lenders for Block’s more mature lending products. This candidate will support the continued expansion of Block’s various lending businesses, and be instrumental in helping product teams improve lending products across the Block ecosystem.

Overall, this role is critical to the ongoing success of Block’s lending products and will provide an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to make a meaningful impact and strengthen their skills in the areas of strategy development and execution

You will: 

  • Design, document, and implement new fundraising structures and strategies including but not limited to forward flow arrangements, warehouse and other leverage facilities and securitizations
  • Advise management and key stakeholders on market color and investor sentiment for strategic decision making 
  • Contribute to Block’s funding growth strategy, product roadmap, and performance tracking by analyzing and evaluating current systems, capabilities and structures
  • Identify and maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including banks, institutional investors, legal counsel, auditors and business units
  • Partner with Block Treasury, Investor Relations and Finance & Strategy teams to develop a framework for balance sheet management across all lending products 
  • Coordinate with the product and data teams to understand asset performance metrics and develop reporting for compliance purposes
  • Maintain and own policies, operational procedures and risk oversight
  • Represent Block Capital Markets at various conferences and panels, as required
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to individuals and teams to build capital markets capabilities


You have:

  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience with institutional sales, debt capital markets, structured finance, and/or investor relations; management consulting also highly regarded 
  • Experience in a high transaction volume BNPL or credit card issuing institutional bank or major NBFI is highly regarded
  • Experience in the delivery and management of financing transactions (loan sales agreements, warehouse lending agreements) in a global context; bond issuance experience in an international market is highly regarded
  • Experience with MicroStrategy and Moody’s Ki is highly regarded
  • Leadership skills with a proven ability to innovate
  • Superior organization and time management skills partnering with a global team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with SQL or Python is a plus

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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