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Work as part of a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.
As a member of the product development division, you will define product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.
Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.
Company is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Role: Product Manager, US Payroll & ComplianceLocation: Telecommuting / remote within the eastern time zone. The team is based in Kitchener, ON.
Are you inspired by delightful software design? Do you get a kick out of understanding and solving real problems? Do you love talking to customers? Do you think strategically about products and markets?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then read on!
We are currently looking for a Product Manager, US Payroll & Compliance for our growing Human Capital Management (HCM) team. In this position, you will work closely with the product management team, business stakeholders, customers and the development team to drive the development and maintenance of our US Payroll solution. This role will also have a strong compliance element so you will need to be familiar with existing US payroll legislation and how to effectively research and write requirements for ongoing Federal, State and local jurisdictional updates.
You will be involved in all parts of the product lifecycle, from researching business problems, making decisions on daily development tasks to communicating to stakeholders about new features and product updates. You will also be responsible for juggling long-term product priorities with short-term customer needs and concerns.
You are self-driven, empathetic and curious to understand customers and their challenges.
Your work will include collaborating with technical teams and business stakeholders to maintain and enhance the product.
Work with our compliance team to monitor legislative changes impacting U.S payroll
Gather legislative requirements and create requirements documentation for development
Work with Development and Support to resolve statutory compliance issues
Conduct market research and interact with customers to understand their needs, get product feedback and identify additional market opportunities
Create vision and design documents, define user stories based on product strategy, and research with customers and stakeholders
Collaborate with the product management team to create roadmaps
Work closely with local and remote development teams, through agile methodologies, to solve identified business problems with a focus on delivering results
Has a great understanding of what makes web and mobile applications engaging and delightful.
Clearly define priorities at a high level as well as story by story
Ensure releases are planned, documented and shared as appropriate
Keep stakeholders and customers up to date on progress and changes as needed
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an understanding of technology OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with an understanding of business
1-2 years of software product management experience as a Product Manager, Product Analyst, or Product Owner
Excellent knowledge of U.S. business and statutory payroll processing and reporting requirements;
Innovative thinking with a passion for problem-solving and user-centric design
Previous experience interacting with customers, requirements gathering and analysis
Experience with Payroll/HCM software and/or domain
Prior work experience or payroll certifications (FCC, CPP, PCP, or CPM) would be an asset
**This position is not eligible for sponsorship.**
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