About the Job:
Samasource is looking to hire our Head of Finance to help secure additional funding, scale global financial planning, and resourcefully partner with our international accounting team.
This is a strategic leadership role -a true business partner- wherein you will lend your financial expertise to our well-rounded and incredibly grounded executive leadership team. This investor-facing role will be responsible for securing Series A/B/C capital, as well as the hands-on FP&A leadership as our unique, impact-oriented tech company grows from $50M to $100M+.
Reporting to the COO, the Head of Finance will partner with fellow Samasource executive team members to lead our company as the head financial advisor.
Serve as the financial expert and a key business leader in all funding pursuits, ensuring investors have what they need to successfully fund Samasource's aggressive growth objectives.
Assume ownership for the company's finances – including planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.
Lead all financial planning efforts, communications, modeling and budgeting, driving…
Regular updates and adjustments to the financial model and communication of key elements to the management team.
The quarterly/annual budgeting and planning process, as well as long-range financial planning. Plan for the downside and find opportunities for the upside.
Completing monthly/quarterly budget vs. actual variance analysis and drive accountability across the company.
Oversee external firms (accounting/tax/audit) and ensure accuracy and timeliness of the monthly accounting close process.
Communicate and present financial results to relevant audiences including company updates, investor updates, board updates and materials.
Lead strategic analysis of major initiatives and products to assess ROI, Payback Period, etc. Evaluate the risks/rewards and provide the data to enable better business decisions.
Advise on compensation strategy including equity and bonus planning.
Optimize cash flow and handle treasury management.
Assist the sales cycle on price negotiations with large enterprise customers.
Streamline the billing process, including selection of financial systems that will support billing and financial operations.
Build and develop the Finance and Accounting Team.
Embody our core values and uphold our unique mission-driven culture. We value diversity and inclusivity and encourage team members to be their authentic selves at work.
Collaborate and share financial best practices. We are continuous learners and servant leaders.
Deliver meaningful feedback to your teammates. We believe in radical candor and promote active transparency.
10+ years of progressive finance leadership experience with the most recent 3-5 years, leading across FP&A for a $30-100M growth-oriented, tech company.
Previously raised Series A/B VC financing.
Experience at a venture-backed SaaS company (ideally post Series B), with Sr. Dir./VP responsibility for financial planning, analysis, accounting, and audited financials & fluent in SaaS metrics.
Track record as a trusted advisor and business partner - driving business insights, actions, and accountability across departments with a customer service-oriented attitude.
Exhibits strong written and oral communication skills and can influence across the organization. You inspire confidence and can garner support for strategic initiatives.
Adept at change management, defining new processes and creative, international problem solving.
Experienced in developing and presenting business plans, models, and financial forecasts to management and the investment community.
Able to select and implement billing and ERP systems.
Accomplished leader and coach - ready to manage and build an all-star team.
Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
Diligent, with an eye for details and strive for accuracy and operational excellence.
Scrappy, can show your grit, and willing to pitch in where needed.
Applies good judgment and can maintain confidentiality of sensitive customer data.
Location: This position can be based in our San Francisco HQ or NY office.
25% of the Fortune 50 trust Samasource to deliver secure, high-quality training data and validation for the technology teams driving humanity forward. From self-driving cars to smart hardware, Samasource fuels AI. Founded over a decade ago, we're experts in image, video and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms in industries including automotive, navigation, AR/VR, biotech, agriculture, manufacturing, and e-commerce. Our staff are driven by a mission to expand opportunity for low-income people through the digital economy, and our social business model has helped lift over 50,000 people out of poverty.
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Samasource is quite unique. We are a technology company with a social mission. People that thrive in a high growth environment, love working on the bleeding edge of technology, and really care about having a positive impact on the world are a great fit for the Samasource culture. Our core values are grit, integrity, humanity, and GTD (Get Things Done).
Samasource offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and a full benefits package, including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, AD&D insurance, employer-matching 401K, generous holiday and vacation policies, sabbaticals, paid disability and baby bonding leave, a monthly gym stipend, and professional development opportunities.
At Samasource, we pride ourselves in being a diverse and equal opportunity employer.