Product Manager Accountancy

Professional Job Netherlands, Delft Product Netherlands

Do you want to make a step into product management? Great, this could be your chance. We are looking for a product manager with knowledge of the accountancy domain. We will guide you, so you can successfully contribute to the development of our product. 
As a product manager, you are the linking pin between the product line and the development organization. You have a good understanding of business processes and customer requirements within the accountancy domain. You have gained this knowledge in your current or previous job. With your knowledge and the guidance of the team, you will successfully contribute to the realization of our product strategy. 

Your success is driven by your personal development and your effective communication. You will work together with customers and internal stakeholders. Your will learn how to challenge and inspire technical teams so together you can find the best solution possible. You do that while being part of the Product Line team, responsible for our Exact Online Accountancy solutions and will report to the Product Line Manager. 

This = the job you are looking for

  • Translate business needs into product requirements via the product backlog.
  • Manage the product backlog for the SCRUM team(s) working on your product.
  • Maintain the product backlog, clearly expressing user stories and prioritizing them to best achieve goals.
  • Ensure that the product backlog is visible, transparent and clear to all involved.
  • Make sure that the development teams understand requirements and functional context to the level needed to build them.
  • Accept finished user stories, making sure the right level of quality is assured - focusing primarily on fitness for use.
  • Act as a bridge between the accountancy business and technology. 
  • Act as a knowledge base for all your stakeholders.
  • Act as central contact for the proposition from a product point of view and work on long-term product strategy together with the product line team.
  • Coordinate dependencies with other PO's for projects involving multiple teams.

According to Remko Weijers, your colleague Product Manager in Delft, your role is crucial:
“You play a key role in building a successful product. You must ensure we continuously deliver customer value. Your goal is to make as much users smile by solving their business problems. And have fun doing it of course!”

This = what you are looking for
  • In-depth knowledge on the business processes of an accountancy firm and understand the specific needs of our accountancy customers.
  • A passion for building products people love and can inspire your development team to deliver the best solution possible. 
  • You have the ability to apply, translate and validate the necessary knowledge to new and changing business solutions.
  • Dedication to learn how to build the right functionality for your users by challenging and validating your own assumptions using product discovery techniques and measure the success of your product initiatives based on predefined key results and goals.
  • A hands-on mentality.
  • Dedication and devotion; you treat a roadmap as a promise not an activity list.
  • Excellent communication skills and can communicate effectively in verbal and written English and Dutch.
This = what you get

At Exact, we work hard. And there is something in return. The balance between work and relaxation is very important to us. So once everything gets back to normal, you can work up a sweat in our own gym or take a break at the coffee bar. Empty your head and then tackle your daily tasks with renewed energy. And, of course, that's not all. As Product Manager, based on 40 hours per week, you can also count on:

•    A competitive salary base on a 40-hour work week, depending on your level of education and work experience incl a performance bonus
•    A thirteenth-month bonus and of course holiday allowance of 8%;
•    A company phone.
•    Travel allowance / working from home allowance
•    27 vacation days.
•    A modern pension scheme.
•    An innovative and international work environment at our headquarters in Delft with motivated colleagues.
•    Possibilities to work from home a couple of days per week
•    Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning and other learning methods to develop yourself
This = Exact

Founded in 1984 and now operating in more than 100 countries, we are a leader in the global business and financial software market. What makes us stand out? We combine the energy of a start-up with the advantages of a multinational. Our aim is to create the best business software with the most innovative software solutions. Over 550,000 entrepreneurs and accountants trust our software and use it on a daily basis.

As an employer, we accept our social responsibility. This is important to us and we genuinely believe in it. We think green in everything we do, whether it's by reducing paper consumption, encouraging digital working and minimising travel by plane and car. We also support employees who want to contribute to the (local) community.  Exact celebrates differences and views them as a learning opportunity. We assess ideas based on merit, rather than source. It’s passion, dedication and ownership that earn you a place at the table. 
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