Job Description

Title: Staff, Finance Systems Engineer, Transformation

Location: Remote, USA

Marqeta is on a mission to change the way money moves. We’re one of the earliest enablers of embedded finance, a market opportunity sized up in the trillions. Our card-issuing platform provides unprecedented flexibility and control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real-time. Marqeta is powering the most well-known brands in the new economy (Block, Cash App, Affirm, Instacart, Doordash, Uber, Walmart, etc.). Today nearly 8 out of 10 Americans use a product powered by Marqeta every week. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to work with innovators around the world and unlock equitable financial access for all.

As Marqeta’s Staff, Finance Systems Engineer, Transformation, you will serve as an integrator between business needs and technology solutions for our Finance and Accounting teams. This is a hands-on role where you will code, configure and deploy highly complex and innovative features across our finance apps portfolio. You will assist with our tech stack strategy, data strategy and architecture design. You will partner with Finance and cross-functional teams to transform processes, systems and data to achieve key business outcomes. Your chief aim is to transform financial apps and elevate financial operations excellence.

The ideal candidate will be happy liaising with stakeholders at all levels, with the ability to understand and clearly articulate the business problem, translate technical information into layman’s terms, explain different design options and deploy the correct solution using best practices and solid engineering fundamentals in an Agile framework.

The impact and visibility of your engineering work will directly align with strategic company-wide initiatives, financial operations excellence, improve customer experiences and increase productivity for internal users.

We work Flexible First. This role can be performed remote within the United States or from our Oakland, CA headquarters. We’d love for you to join us!

What You’ll Do

  • Understand the company, business and technical requirements and goals
  • Translate requirements into well-architected solutions
  • Design, build, test and deploy solutions in Financial SaaS apps in an Agile framework
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, IT dept and other engineering teams
  • Proactively identify innovative solutions to improve end-to-end architecture in areas of financial reporting, procurement, accounts payable, compliance reporting, budget and forecasting, Quote-to-Cash
  • Design new and expand integrations with external/internal systems
  • Author technical strategy, approach and design documents
  • Display technical leadership by anticipating departmental and project needs
  • Assist project leadership in the estimation of work effort

What We’re Looking For

  • 10+ years of financial systems implementation and transformation.
  • Experience configuring, maintaining and supporting SaaS applications
  • Experience with finance and accounting processes
  • Experience with different modules (GL, AR, AP, Compliance, FP&A)
  • Experience with reporting for for month end, quarter end and fiscal year results
  • Experience with audit controls and compliance requirements
  • Architecture experience to design solutions and size the level of effort required
  • Strong stakeholder management, requirements gathering, demonstration skills
  • Experience working in Agile / Scrum environments
  • Experience with with complex multi-phase projects
  • Strong knowledge of data warehousing environments
  • Strong declarative knowledge, understands tradeoffs of using code
  • Ability to systematically troubleshoot and resolve technical issues
  • Ability to reliably prioritize and complete tasks with minimal supervision


  • Experience maintaining Intacct, Airbase, Floqast, Workiva, Planful, Expensify