Lead Product Owner - Finance

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Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jul 09, 2017
Closes
Jul 29, 2017
Category
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time

Lead Product Owner - Finance

The Product Owner represents the “voice of the customer” by maintaining and prioritizing the backlog to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all customers.  This role is accountable for setting a product vision, driving the development and health of the product, succeeding against identified metrics and setting short and long term product goals.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•Accountable for development and health of the created product, working in the product model and collaborating with key partners and stakeholder management for the product

•Ensure stories clearly communicate the customer and stakeholder needs to meet key business objectives and strategies for the product 

•Maintain and refine backlog:  Create user stories and acceptance criteria and prioritize all stories to ensure work focuses on those with maximum business value that align with product strategy

•Work in scrum team, ensuring the teams are aligned around similar goals and objectives and attending all scrum meetings

•Possess a general understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies

•Encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints

•Inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organizations direction

•Foster a sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles

REPORTING/WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to Product Director, Finance Process & Technology.

Works with counterparts throughout the entire Target organization including global team members.  Works with external partners including vendors. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

•8+ years of experience with 3-5 years in a product role or equivalent

•Strong communication skills

•Strong influencing, prioritization and conflict resolution skills

•Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, etc.)

•Experience in Financial Reporting, Property Accounting, Treasury, Property Mgmt Accounting or Marketing Project/Financial Mgmt and/or SAP user experience

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:

•Experience in a Technology organization

•Agile certification

•Product Owner certification

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