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Head of Product, Accountants

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Head of Product, Accountants

Posted 2 months ago

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality! 
Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us achieve 2 million users of the Access Workspace platform. 
Are you ready for the challenge? 
 What are we all about? 
At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.  
We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 35,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.  
About You: 
You will lead the Vision, Product Strategy and Management of our Accountants products in Australia.   As a thought leader, you will engage regularly with customers, our leadership team and collaborate with internal stakeholders to set the strategy and vision for our Accountants products.  You will lead a small team of Product Managers and Product Owners who will work with our engineering team to deliver the product roadmap to drive positive outcomes for the business and our customers. 
You are: 
A proven leader of people and process 
Taking a holistic view to support corporate we well as local objectives underwriting product excellent demonstrated through KPI’s and best practice 
Delivering consistent and superior products that surprise and delight customers 
Commercial expertise is critical with a track record of successfully developing and growing a portfolio of complex products. While much of the Accountants portfolio consists of newer cloud native products, you will also need to manage legacy solutions and deliver on the roadmap of a fully cloud native suite and the path for our customers on our legacy solutions to move to the cloud. 
This role requires a track record of being an industry leader contributing to the advancement of product in the Accountants sector or a similar/adjacent industry in the ANZ region. You are comfortable addressing audience’s at large events & contributing to forums; a ‘big-picture’ thinker and decision-maker that has their hands on the right metrics and using these to drive business value creation through products.  
 
Day-to-day, you will: 
An active and influential part of the APAC Product Development Leadership Team, responsible for the planning and management of the entire Accountants product portfolio, contributing to the achievement of our growth and client satisfaction targets.  
A proven product leader able to formulate a fact-based, compelling, innovative and forward-looking product vision and roadmap. You will be a lead contributor to the strategic direction for our Accountants business in Australia. 
Responsible for the Product Strategy of the Accountants portfolio in Australia, including the portfolio’s commercial strategy, innovation, strategic partnerships & acquisitions and reporting & performance against KPIs to ensure product profitability and market growth.  
Communicating a compelling vision and strategy for excellence in product management, creating robust, reliable, transparent and scalable processes, driving the implementation of best practices and utilising appropriate measures and KPIs to ensure production efficacy.  
Providing Product Management & Product Development leadership, direction and mentoring to the Product team, driving engagement & progression within a team of product managers, software developers and QA professionals.  
Working with the Head of Corporate Development ANZ on acquisition opportunities, including analysis of the product assets, production techniques/approaches, target meeting and due diligence. 
 
Skills and Experience:  
Significant commercial Product Management experience with a track record of successfully developing & delivering a growing portfolio of complex products across multiple technologies and distributed workforces.  
Excellent leadership, motivation and team development skills, able to cross boundaries and collaboratively drive excellence through positive change.  
Experience and track record of being an industry ‘Evangelist’ contributing to the advancement of software in a specific industry or sector. 
Experience in SaaS and Cloud technologies and Product Management processes to help enhance and drive our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product offerings. Preferably with deep subject matter expertise in the Accountants software solution areas.  
Ability to think creatively and introduce best practice, emerging technologies and fast-paced innovation. 
Ability to influence a wide number of senior stakeholders both within the region and globally  
A high degree of self-awareness and judgement, and ability to take a personal stand on issues when required  
Outstanding communication skills, both in writing and spoken communications  
What does Access offer you? 
We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference. 
  
Become part of our amazing Access family! 
 
At Access we're all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life because we believe people can only be at their best when they can be themselves, love what they do and do what they love. 
We love the fact that we’re all different. Having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us support our customers, and when you think about it, it's just more fun. So, no matter what makes you individual, as long as you’re qualified, we can’t wait for your application.