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Tax Analyst



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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

Block is looking for a Tax Analyst to join our team. You will report to our Income Tax Team and will be responsible for the preparation of Block’s quarterly and annual US GAAP tax provisions. You will have the opportunity to work with cross functional teams and expand your corporate income tax knowledge as part of a fast growing company.

You will:

  • Prepare Block’s quarterly and annual worldwide tax provisions under ASC 740.

  • Prepare income tax related disclosures, such as the income tax footnote for the 10Q/10K.

  • Prepare Block’s quarterly FIN 48 (uncertain tax position) workpapers.

  • Prepare Block’s quarterly non-GAAP tax provision.

  • Prepare various memos quarterly to document the tax provision process.

  • Prepare all other tax provision workpapers such as stock based compensation tax deduction calculations and deferred tax asset (“DTA”) proofs.

  • Prepare month-end and quarter-end balance sheet reconciliations for income tax accounts.

  • Manage the tax provision timeline and work with cross functional teams to gather information needed for the provision.

  • Gather and organize SOX documentation.

  • Assist in the preparation of tax purchase accounting for acquisitions.


  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related discipline.

  • 2-4 years of income tax experience with a public accounting firm or equivalent experience.

  • Experience preparing or reviewing tax provisions.

  • Ability to work in Pacific Standard (PST) timezone, if working remotely.

Please note, we are not hiring in Zone A for this role. If you are currently located in Zone A (or within 50 miles of 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 $92,300 - USD $138,500
    Zone B: USD $85,800 - USD $128,800
    Zone C: USD $78,500 - USD $117,700
    Zone D: USD $69,300 - USD $103,900

    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.

    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.

    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.