Director of Finance

As the Director of Finance  for Sampler you’ll be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Sampler’s finance and accounting.

About You:

The ideal candidate has held P&L responsibility in a B2B SaaS company, values personal growth and is excited at the prospect of having impact on a growing organization.


About Us:

When you come to Sampler, you’re joining a rapidly-growing team of passionate people from all walks of life. We’re female-founded and prize diversity and respect. We think our work is fun, even on the days when it’s hard. We value personal growth, and strive to ensure each of our colleagues is learning as much as they can every day.

We’re also creating amazing products that make a real difference in the way CPG brands connect with their consumers. Since 2013, we’ve worked with over 300 brands to deliver millions of product samples to consumers worldwide, backed by robust 1st party targeting data, extensive remarking capabilities, and integrations with other critical systems in the brand marketer’s stack.

We’re changing the face of product sampling — join us!


About the Role:

Reporting to Sampler’s Founder & CEO, Marie Chevrier your role will be to:

    • Own all aspects of financial planning and analysis activities for Sampler on a worldwide basis.
    • Build and maintain the data driven framework to properly analyze performance in transactional and subscription businesses
    • Analyze monthly department spending for functional departments, and partner with budget owners to drive improvements in forecasting and spending efficiencies
    • Support and often lead strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis and the securing of new funding.
    • Support CEO as needed in quarterly board meetings and investor meetings including the design and preparation of quarterly investor package
    • Maintain all aspects of invoicing, payables, payroll and data entry
    • Own financial, tax and risk relationships for Sampler including but not limited to: General Counsel, Insurance, Tax Advisors, Accountants, etc.. )
    • Coordination of Sampler’s year-end with Sampler’s accounting firm
    • Work with Sampler’s tax accountants to ensure proper federal and provincial reporting and planning for US tax risk implications of growing business in USA.
    • Proficient in cap table management and experience in communication with key stakeholders
    • Handling all aspects of employee benefits in US & Canada
    • Conduct reviews of customer and vendor contracts to evaluate risks for Sampler



What You Need:

    • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and an Accounting Designation (CPA) is preferred
    • Seasoned financial operator with a startup mentality
    • You think strategically but like to roll up your sleeves.
    • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including EAM The Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise.
    • You have a track record in building great B2B SaaS businesses with complex operational needs (international shipping, production etc..).
    • You’re a creative problem solver who sees every challenge as an opportunity to accelerate progress.
    • You have an uncanny ability to collaborate cross-functionally and get people outside of your direct team on board to drive the success of your projects



What We Offer:

    • Group health benefits
    • Employee stock options
    • Flexible working hours and work from home days
    • Bi-weekly catered lunches with halal, vegan and gluten free options
    • A truly amazing espresso machine. Seriously.
    • Healthy snacks & refreshments (and some less-healthy ones)
    • Dog friendly office
    • Weekly onsite yoga classes
    • Central location at Adelaide & Spadina, with some of the city’s best lunch spots
    • A bright and clean work environment full of friendly faces


Sampler is a proudly diverse company and encourages applications from candidates of colour, women, queer candidates, candidates with caregiving responsibilities, immigrant candidates, transgender candidates, and candidates with disabilities.



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