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NTD EY Foundry/Innovation

The Foundry is a New York-based team of entrepreneurs, product managers, operators, and strategists who have a proven track record of turning ideas into successful new growth businesses. In April 2016, EY acquired this team out of Highnote Foundry, a venture capital and venture services firm, in order to build and launch new businesses for EY Americas Tax. EY Americas Tax is a leader in corporate tax services and is aggressively pursuing innovation to define the tax function of the future for the world’s largest multi-national corporations.

The opportunity

The Foundry currently has a portfolio of a dozen projects in various stages of development, including:

· A web-based application that provides clients access to EY staff for short-term tasks

· A digital transformation of the EY Employee Financial Services practice

· The acquisition of TaxChat: a mobile, on-demand retail tax prep start-up

Your key responsibilities

As a Product Manager, you know what it takes to design, develop and drive the adoption of great digital products and services. Working with designers, developers and other key stakeholders, you will be responsible for conceptualizing, defining, prioritizing and shipping features in line with the next-generation digital vision.

You will create personas and empathy maps, develop user stories and requirements, and work with designers to conduct user research and testing to inform product features. You will manage the product backlog, work day-to-day with the product teams to clarify requirements and recommend alternative approaches to meeting business requirements when necessary.

You will conduct ongoing experimentation and evaluate user feedback, usage of the product and key metrics, with an eye toward continuously improving the product and user experience. You also will drive ongoing market and user research to shape the longer-term product strategy and product roadmap.

Key attributes for success

  • -Experience working in Agile, on mobile product development, and on digital financial products (preferred)

  • -Some technical knowledge from formal education or practical experience
  • -Proven track record of success launching and iterating consumer products
  • -Knowledge of SQL and experience retrieving data from online data warehouse environments
  • -Ability to synthesize input from multiple sources and prioritize accordingly
  • -Willingness to experiment and resolve until you arrive at the right answer

To qualify for the role you must have

  • -Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • -3+ years of solid product management experience
  • -Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • -Quick learner and ability to execute independently with minimal input and guidance
  • -Excellent oral, written, and visual communication and presentation skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • -Passion for creating products and experiences that resonate with users

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical, vision and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, 22 days of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and 3 paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • -Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • -Direct exposure to the most prestigious clients
  • -Opportunities to develop new skills and progress in your career
  • -The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply today!

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.

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