Revenue Accountant - Afterpay

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Employer Provided Salary: 66,100-132,100 Annually
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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
The Afterpay Accounting team is looking for a Revenue Accountant who will play an important role in our growing team. As Afterpay continues to expand and integrate with Block's ecosystem, we're looking to bring in someone who will be an important part of the team in accounting for our global revenues. You will partner with the product and systems teams to ensure that revenue is appropriately captured and accounted for in our financial statements.
You will:

  • Be in the mindset to take on new tasks, operationalize and refine them, and move on to new additional responsibilities
  • Improve our processes, systems, and enhance documentation and controls as part of our SOX compliance efforts
  • Review current revenue recognition processes, and implement process improvements to improve the efficiency and timeliness of the close and reporting
  • Prepare month-end journal entries, reconciliations and supporting schedules related to Afterpay and Block ecosystem
  • Partner with engineering and product teams to build scalable revenue recognition processes
  • Partner with Marketplace Finance & Strategy team to investigate variances between actual results and forecasts and help with the budgeting process
  • Work with Technical Accounting, Internal Audit and the Company's independent public accounting firm on technical accounting matters
  • Work with diverse teams, domestically and internationally
  • Support quarterly reviews and annual audits performed by external auditors
  • Complete special projects


  • 2-4+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, CPA preferred
  • Previous role(s) should include internal or external audit, GL accounting, and revenue accounting
  • Proficient in Excel, including advanced functions like VLOOKUP, and adept at creating complex manipulations for data analysis and reporting
  • Passion for Block's mission
  • Interest in technology/knowledge of the industry

Nice to Have:

  • Technical knowledge and practical knowledge of revenue recognition standards ASC 605 and ASC 606 a plus
  • Oracle Cloud experience a plus

Please note, we are not hiring in Zone A for this role. If you are currently located in Zone A and are in the process of moving to a location outside of Zone A, please indicate so in your application.
Additional Information
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 $88,100 - USD $132,100
Zone B: USD $82,000 - USD $123,000
Zone C: USD $75,000 - USD $112,400
Zone D: USD $66,100 - USD $99,100
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.
Full-time employee benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage (Medical, Vision and Dental insurance)
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • 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 (including 12 paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave (1 hour per 26 hours worked (max 80 hours per calendar year to the extent legally permissible) for non-exempt employees and covered by our Flexible Time Off policy for exempt employees)
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits

These benefits are further detailed in Block's policies. 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.
US and Canada EEOC Statement
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, 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, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.
We've noticed a rise in recruiting impersonations across the industry, where individuals are sending fake job offer emails. Contact from any of our recruiters or employees will always come from an email address ending with @ , @ , @ , or, @ .
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.
While there is no specific deadline to apply for this role, on average, U.S. open roles are posted for 70 days before being filled by a successful candidate.

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