Product Manager, Finance



Montréal, Canada
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

SSENSE (pronounced [es-uhns]) is a global technology platform operating at the intersection of culture, community, and commerce. Headquartered in Montreal, it features a mix of established and emerging luxury brands across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, and Everything Else. 

SSENSE has garnered critical acclaim as both an e-commerce engine and a producer of cultural content, generating an average of 100 million monthly page views. Approximately 80% of its audience is between the ages of 18 to 40. It is privately held and has achieved high double digit annual growth and profitability since its inception.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Product Management, the Product Manager - Finance is responsible for defining the product vision and driving the success of the product area they oversee. Acting as the heart, mind, and voice of our customers, Product Manager partners with our team of engineers and designers, along with key decision-makers across business units to lead the execution of all product initiatives and ensure that SSENSE delivers a world-class shopping experience. 


  • Oversee a set of digital products and define the vision and strategy for the designated Product area
  • Serve as a Product evangelist, thought leader, and subject matter expert internally and externally
  • Conduct customer research and competitive benchmarks to identify major product opportunities
  • Funnel product and feature ideas from relevant business teams and actively manage the product backlog
  • Lead the end-to-end implementation of agreed-upon products and features, working closely with business owners, engineers and designers
  • Define success metrics and conduct post-mortems on every initiative to develop a knowledge base of best practices and key learnings
  • Manage and provide visibility to senior leadership on the product roadmap
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends in technology, e-commerce, retail, and fashion



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, Master's degree an asset
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience, developing software / internet products and technologies (e.g. Retail, Mobile, POS technology), prior Retail or e-Commerce experience preferred
  • Experience with SAP or Navision
  • Finance background is an asset
  • Experience in B2B is an asset
  • Experience working within an Agile environment
  • Experience with machine learning, artificial intelligence and/or augmented reality, an asset
  • French language skills is an additional asset.


  • Highly analytical and detail oriented
  • Creative thinker with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and ability to lead by influence across functional teams
  • Strong business acumen, entrepreneurial drive and technical understanding
  • Demonstrated ability to gather user requirements across diverse functional areas and convert them into a compelling product vision
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven environment

Additional Information


Technology is at the core of everything we do at SSENSE. Driven by an engineering mindset and a problem-solving attitude, we blend fashion with technology to deliver an unparalleled experience to our customers as we build seamless, custom solutions to deliver the SSENSE offering. 

The SSENSE tech team is responsible for an international headless commerce platform. Working in an agile environment, our squads are made up of experienced innovators in Product Management, QA, Design, DevOps, Software Development, Machine Learning, Data Engineering, and Security. Headquartered in Montreal, our technology organization has been growing at a rate of 2X year-over-year and is doubling once again in 2021 as we expand across Canada, US, and Europe.  


The SSENSE platform runs on Amazon Web Services making use of serverless microservices across web, mobile and app. Our event-source architecture already achieves over 10,000 requests / second and growing at an unmatched pace, currently unseen across the industry.  Our data-driven culture of innovation empowers every product team across the tech organization to explore building, testing and learning with the latest in Machine Learning techniques. Our automated continuous improvement DevOps model (making use of both blue / green and canary deployments) results in an average of 50 production releases every day.  


Read more about us on our SSENSE Tech Blog.


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