Associate Product Manager

Finance

Job Reference

4593

Function

Finance

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Brisbane, Australia

Schedule

None

The role

DLA Piper understands that you’re building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential. To explore the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development.  

That’s our commitment. This is your opportunity.

We are looking for a Business Intelligence (BI) Associate Product Manager to join our Finance team in our Brisbane Office. Reporting to the Business Intelligence (BI) Product Manager (Finance) this role will role support the BI Product Manager, and be involved in specific areas of the overall Finance BI, Data & Reporting roadmap.

The BI Associate Product Managers will also work alongside the engineering side of the BI, Data and Reporting team, to provide business requirements, expectations from the data, and guidance on the desired outcome – translating the roadmap into actionable stories.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Key areas of responsibilities will include:

  • Support the BI Product Managers with the delivery of their specific parts of the overall BI, Data & Reporting roadmap. 
  • Managing feedback & queries from the Business via the firms ticketing system – including the investigation to probable root causes. 
  • Support the BI Operations Manager with training activities – including one on one training with Partners / Fee earners / Secretaries or finance colleagues. As well as wider presentations to larger groups. 
  • Analysis of key information to enable the effective documentation of requirements, and presentation of stories to the engineering team can be provided
  • Ensuring the application of solid accounting principles to the calculation and presentation of key financial metrics within the reporting process
  • Working with key stakeholders in the development of the BI Junior Product Manager’s understanding of core business processes associated with financial metric calculation and application
  • Ensuring an effective story-based process for the description and prioritisation of user requirements such that they can be well understood and acted upon by the Engineering team, using Agile methodologies

ABOUT YOU

  • Demonstrate a passion for the creation and delivery of best-in-class reporting processes and products
  • Some understanding and practical use of Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum
  • Excellent written and verbal skill for the communication of complex processes
  • An understanding of Finance processes within a large organisation, particularly a law firm, would be highly desirable. Experience of using Snap is desirable. 
  • An ability to access and interrogate data, to support basic analysis and report prototyping.
  • Some awareness of the reporting and data manipulation capabilities available within the SAP HANA suite, including integration with other, third-party tools appropriate for BI Reporting, would be advantageous.

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

HYBRID WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.