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Product Manager, FinancialForce

at Kin + Carta Americas

Location: Chicago

Department: IT

The opportunity

The role

Kin + Carta is hiring a Product Owner to join our global Salesforce platform team and use the platform to help drive our internal digital transformation. If you are passionate about business process design, unlocking the power of data to drive business decisions, and love making users’ lives easier by automating things, read on! 

 

Role responsibilities

  • Product strategy — translate business strategy from senior executives into product strategy for the Salesforce system
  • Backlog management — own and socialize the team’s product backlog and roadmap
  • Prioritization — coordinate with other PO's to prioritize all system investment
  • Requirements — gather requirements and perform business process design to create business outcomes and excellent user experiences
  • Implement and innovate — bring new business units onto the platform, and innovate existing implementations to maximize automation and ROI
  • Quality management — ensure system changes are validated and accepted on behalf of users
  • Stakeholder management -- work closely with the various business units (especially Sales, Operations, and Finance) to understand their needs and roadmaps and offer them great advice about how they can use the system to achieve their goals
  • Change management — help determine how changes are rolled out to users, and execute on change management plans
  • User satisfaction -- drive engagement and adoption of the tool by addressing user needs with delightful user experience design informed by usage analytics
  • Harmonization -- drive efficiency for everyone by maximizing harmonization of processes and data use

 

Minimum qualifications

We want all new hires to succeed in their roles at Kin + Carta. That's why we've outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it's important that you meet all Minimum Qualifications. If you do not meet all of the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

    • 3+ years of experience managing complex products
    • 3+ years of experience improving business operations experiences related to finance or accounting
    • 2+ years of experience in successful enterprise-wide deployments of large scale systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 
    • 1+ years of experience directing the investment of an enterprise-wide platform or product from concept through to production
    • 1+ years of experience managing products using Agile principles

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Certified, credentialed professional accountant  (ACA, ACCA or CIMA or overseas equivalent)Certified Salesforce Administrator
    • Certified FinancialForce ERP Implementation Consultant
    • Certified FinancialForce PSA Implementation Consultant
    • Salesforce Trailhead Badges
    • Outstanding written and verbal English skills
    • Passion for the Salesforce platform and awareness of its potential
    • A desire to work collaboratively as part of a high-powered team
    • Empathy for end users and stakeholders, and a desire to provide excellent service
    • Enthusiasm for Digital Transformation, and helping users unlock the power of data and automation
    • Ability to write fantastic user stories that an Agile team can deliver efficiently
    • Experience making and using reports to drive business outcomes
    • Understanding of Data Governance
    • Experience in business operations such as talent management and forecasting, project management, utilization management, revenue management and forecasting, accounting
    • Experience in consulting
    • Master Degree in Business Administration

 

About Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy committed to working alongside our clients to build a world that works better #ForEveryone. Our 1,700 curious minds make creative connections between people, data and technology to create connected outcomes across the full lifecycle of the product and platform ecosystems.

We’re makers, builders and creators by nature, and we come to work every day to build experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. We help businesses accelerate their digital roadmap, rapidly innovate, modernize their systems, enable their teams and optimize for continued growth. 

We are a technology business with trust and human connection at its heart. As a Certified B Corp, our triple bottom line focus on people, the planet and profit is at the core of everything we do.

We welcome our Kin to show up as their full selves every day. Because this is so important to us, Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. To read further about our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness, check out the IDEA page on our website. 

If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. 

Your benefits

Hard work deserves big rewards. Joining us means you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of benefits aimed at mind, body, spirit and enhancing your career.

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Illustration of person pointing to whiteboard Hybrid work model & work from home stipend
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Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.