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Senior Manager
Finance and Strategy, R&D
Updated on 1/26/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in Corporate Finance, financial planning and analysis, or strategic finance experience
  • 3+ years of People management and development experience
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis capabilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; comfortable presenting to senior management
  • Experience at a high-growth tech company
  • Prior partnership with technical leaders
  • Ability to lead teams and drive longer-term initiatives while balancing delivering results
  • Willingness and ability to build new financial processes and mechanisms
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-growing environment with high degrees of ambiguity
  • Familiarity with AWS cloud cost management
  • Expertise working with systems (e.g., Adaptive Planning, NetSuite, Salesforce, Workday, etc.)
  • Experience working with large datasets and technical data management and analysis skills (e.g., SQL, Tableau, etc.)
  • Partner closely with leaders across our Software and Firmware Engineering teams to manage drive strategic decision-making and help guide investment choices
  • Lead FP&A processes (e.g., forecasts, closes, annual and long-range planning) across Samsara's R&D organization
  • Own managing and forecasting major drivers of Samsara's financial health including: COGS and Gross Margin, Cloud and Cell infrastructure costs, and employee expenses
  • Build and monitor KPIs to inspect business health and performance
  • Analyze financial results, prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting, and support operating review meetings with VPs and EVPs of Engineering and Finance
  • Build scalable processes and mechanisms to enhance financial visibility, control and planning effectiveness that supports the next wave of Samsara's growth
  • Lead, develop, and manage a team of two senior financial analysts
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara's cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices
  • Hire, develop and lead an inclusive, engaged, and high performing team

1,001-5,000 employees

IoT platform
Company Overview
Samsara’s mission is to increase the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations that power the global economy. The company is building a connected operations platform for tracking fleets of vehicles and other equipment.
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their families with premiums 100% covered
  • Mental health and wellness support
  • Family planning resources and parental leave policy
  • Quarterly reimbursement account you can use for wellness, family care, professional or personal development expenses
  • Flexible PTO and family leave
  • 401k with up to 4% matching
  • Bi-annual company events
Company Core Values
  • Focus on customer success
  • Build for the long term
  • Adopt a growth mindset
  • Be inclusive
  • Win as a team