Cash App

Financial Crimes Emerging Risk Data Analyst, Cash ...

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Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available and universally accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.

Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are.

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Job Description

The Financial Crimes Emerging Risk team acts as an aggregator of intelligence, analysis, leads, fraud typologies, and risk assessments that can be used to inform decisions across Compliance. We are looking for a Financial Crimes Emerging Risk Data Analyst to provide data analytics support and data insights to the team. You will work closely with other Emerging Risk analysts to fulfill data requests, identify key data in new and complex datasets, and build a framework to automate dashboards, metrics, and reporting.


You Will:

  • Create SQL queries that can be used to extract data necessary for analyst reviews

  • Build databases and design dashboards for the Emerging Risk team

  • Summarize complex matters for peers, partners, and management, and share data interpretations through written reports and presentations

  • Document your work and build a knowledge base for the team

  • Partner with Compliance data and analytics teams

  • Maintain an understanding of Cash App products and compliance requirements

You Have:

  • 2+ years experience writing advanced queries in SQL or MySQL

  • 2+ years experience with Looker, Tableau, Excel (can perform complex functions)

  • Experience building databases and ETLs

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex technical information in written form

  • Experience summarizing complex data issues to peers, managers and senior members of management

Even Better:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics

  • Experience with Python or R

  • Certified Fraud Examiner, ACAMS, or similar accreditation

  • Experience working in a BSA/AML, fraud, or compliance environment

  • Experience filing Suspicious Activity Reports

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, 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.

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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