Product Manager - Business Application & Engineering

New York, NY

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Posted 2 weeks ago

The finance technology area is moving faster than ever before, and we’re looking for a passionate Product Manager for the Business Applications & Engineering area in New York. The BAE area lives and breathes automation, operational stability and efficiency for the financial systems in Spotify.
In this role, you will develop product strategy and roadmap for enterprise business systems applications. You will partner with both business partners and engineering teams on continually improving and enhancing monthly and yearly close activities, enhance analytical capabilities as well as making sure that our system stack will be prepared on what’s coming in the future.
Spotify uses a SAAS ERP solution while continuing to maintain an additional rich set of financial applications and landscape. Spotify is both maturing and scaling the capacities in this area and there is lots to do in working with Finance, FP&A, Tax, Treasury, Accounting, and Engineering to continue to drive towards an efficient, compliant and scalable financial landscape.

What you'll do

  • Engage stakeholders and drive the finance systems product strategy and roadmap.
  • Partner with our stakeholders in New York and Stockholm to understand their current and future needs, and continually enhance business systems, including reporting and analysis capabilities, to meet ever-changing business requirements.
  • Collaborate with our experienced Business Systems engineering managers, in Stockholm and New York, to build short-, mid- and long-term backlogs. There are a number of SaaS systems that Business Systems owns: NetSuite, Blackline, Coupa, and Concur. Our engineers develop SaaS customizations, integrations using Spotify technologies, as well as intelligent automations (RPA: Robotic Process Automation)
  • Define and implement metrics and KPI’s to measure the health of our platform and product area.
  • Create and prioritize business cases to justify where to invest and where not to invest.
  • Work from our 4WTC office in NYC, with occasional travel to our Stockholm office, in Sweden

Who you are

  • You are experienced in defining and driving product strategy as a product manager or have extensive experience from one or several of the main accounting domains (OTC, PTP, RTR). 
  • You have a proven track record of decision making based on insights derived from data. 
  • You are a highly motivated and flexible individual with the ability to lead cross-functional teams and drive projects to successful and timely delivery.
  • Experience of SOX-compliance in a U.S. public company.
  • You have a background in custom software development. Understanding tech and understanding our engineering teams is critical to being part of Business Systems.
  • You have experience leading change (Software implementation, organization change or projects).
  • You can translate your area’s and your stakeholders’ knowledge and experience to user stories and prioritized backlog items.
  • You are exceptional at communicating concepts and ideas to stakeholders at all levels, in different shapes depending on the context.
  • You have experience with data-driven product development and knowledge of agile methodologies.
  • You know how to map business processes and communicate them to stakeholders and process participants.
  • You have experience with SaaS, Software as a Service, financial systems.
  • We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply, and we encourage everyone to be a part of changing the way the world consumes audio.

You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be brilliant. So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It's in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens. Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 299 million users.
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