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Vice President, Product Management, Close & Consolidation

InsightSoftware

InsightSoftware

Product
London, UK · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Company Description

insightsoftware is a leading provider of reporting, analytics, and performance management solutions. Over 30,000 organizations worldwide rely on us to support business needs in the areas of accounting, finance, operations, supply chain, tax, budgeting, planning, HR, and disclosure management. We enable the Office of the CFO to connect to and make sense of their data in real time so they can proactively drive greater financial intelligence across their organization. Our best-in-class solutions provide customers with increased productivity, visibility, accuracy, and compliance. Learn more at insightsoftware.com.

Job Description

The Vice President of Product Management, Close & Consolidation has a blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, and business acumen. This role will drive insightsoftware’s product vision and strategy for our Close & Consolidation Product Pillar. This leader is an expert in the Close & Consolidation space and will be responsible for the successful execution of our short and long-term product roadmap, closely tracking UX and industry trends and adapting the product strategy accordingly to drive annual recurring revenue and product line growth. This leader will oversee multiple global Close & Consolidation products and their strategies and source new inorganic opportunities.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for accelerating growth for current and future products. They must exude an unrelenting passion for our customer experience, strong financial acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit. This person will have a deep understanding of close and consolidation processes in finance and accounting, including regulatory requirements such as GAAP and IFRS and industry best practices.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Align global teams around a clear and compelling product vision and roadmap that inspires all key stakeholders.

  • Ownership and accountability for product portfolio’s roadmap, deliverables, go-to-market strategy, and P&L.

  • Create, lead, and own the value creation plan for the products in scope.

  • Maintain a competitive market overview to identify white spaces, strategic threats, and opportunities.

  • Develop business cases for new products, product features, and enhancements.

  • Develop trusted relationships with key technology and functional leaders to drive focus on the product strategy and roadmap deliverables.

  • Work closely and collaboratively with marketing, sales, customer success, and services to execute customer acquisition and retention strategies.

  • Demonstrate a metrics-driven mindset, using and generating thoughtful data analysis to inform decisions that balance the needs of customer.

  • Identify build, buy and partner opportunities and lead the related acquisition strategy.

  • Enhance our product strategy by balancing business-hypothesis testing and validated learnings with a deep intuition for what is important to our customers.

  • Drive the product development organization in execution of releases, ensuring we have the greatest of all possible ROIs through appropriately sized launches.

  • Understand market requirements by partnering with key internal stakeholders and go-to-market team.

  • Assess risks and dependencies across all the product and engineering functions and provide guidance to the Business Unit leadership

KEY ARES OF FOCUS:

PRODUCT STRATEGY, VISION, AND PLANNING

  • Pulls from market and competitive insights, customer needs, and internal business priorities to create the product vision (target customer segments, markets, channels, go to market approach, and value propositions).

  • Aligns this strategic vision with cross-functional stakeholders to shape product roadmap, investment areas and success measures.

  • Understand the product technical architecture, understand the economics of technical investments, e.g., buy vs. build, total cost of ownership “TCO”.

PRODUCT GROWTH AND PROFITABILITY

  • Plans, develops, and manages product P&L (e.g., pricing, marketing budgets, headcount), short- and long-term outcomes and business value of product portfolio including connection to roadmap, objectives and key results, and strategic investments.

GO-TO-MARKET ALIGNMENT AND MATRIX MANAGEMENT

  • Manages across channels to define and deliver product performance goals (e.g., revenue, customer experience, etc.).

  • Gathers competitive, customer, market, and internal business priorities to design, develop, and continually optimize digital solutions that drive adoption, engagement, and growth across both digital and human customer interactions.

  • Leverages enterprise platforms and capabilities, to improve speed to market and drive both development and ongoing support cost efficiencies e.g., provide more functionality for same investment or same amount of functionality for less investment.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

  • Drives product development and actively engages cross-functional stakeholders to enable faster speed to market and maximize return on spend in decision making for the product roadmap (e.g., issue resolution, MVP definition, ongoing prioritization). Prioritizes resources across developing new products and reimagining existing products.

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of product lifecycle management, from ideation to launch and beyond. This includes market analysis, competitive analysis, roadmap planning, and feature prioritization.

  • Experience with relevant accounting standards and regulations such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and other regulatory requirements impacting financial close and reporting processes

  • Extensive enterprise team management experience in a complex, matrixed software environment

  • Ability to understand the technical architecture of the software and communicate effectively with engineering teams. This includes familiarity with relevant technologies such as cloud computing, database management, and enterprise software integration.

  • Ability to lead complex change management and communications

  • Strong ability to inspire and coach, and a history of hiring, managing, leading, and mentoring high-performing teams

  • Demonstrated success working with cross-functional teams, building consensus across the organization and being a critical part of a leadership team

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, who can successfully articulate high-level strategy, as well as tactical details

  • Experience defining and executing strategic initiatives with quantified results for customers and the business through constant learning and experimentation

  • Results-proven experience working with or implementing product management and engineering best practices

  • Outstanding analytical skills and the ability to assess disparate data sources and extract meaningful, actionable strategic insights and recommendations

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

At this time insightsoftware is not able to offer sponsorship to candidates who are not eligible to work in the country where the position is located.

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** At this time insightsoftware is not able to offer sponsorship to candidates who are not eligible to work in the country where the position is located. **

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