Wolters Kluwer Junior Product Owner in Tampa, Florida

Part of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, one of the world's leading providers of tax, accounting and audit information, solutions and services, TeamMate helps professionals in all industries at organizations around the world manage audit and compliance risks and business issues by providing targeted, configurable and efficient software solutions.

TeamMate offers solutions for audit management, controls management, and data analytics. Together, this ecosystem of easy-to-use and configurable solutions provides organizations with the confidence they need to manage all aspects of risk identification and assessment, electronic working paper creation and management, controls framework management, and data analysis.

As a Junior Product Owner your key responsibility is working with and assisting the Product Owners within an Agile development team to come up with powerful solutions to business problems within the TeamMate software. Day to day activities include being a liaison between Product Support and Development, working with developers and quality assurance to ensure requirements are understood, and assisting in documentation of user stories and defects. The goal is to eventually become well versed in the product, markets, and development process to become a functioning Product Owner that can represent the voice of the customer on an agile development team.

Additional ongoing activities include involvement in various Product Management activities like contextual design, user focus groups, conferences, and surveys that are done to validate the direction of the software.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Acts as a liaison between Product Support and Development. Engages with support on a daily basis to ensure issues that have passed Tier 3 are reviewed and escalated appropriately

  • Participates in development feature team activities to assist and grow into the Product Owner role

  • Helps setting up data for user acceptance testing

  • Participates in user acceptance testing under the direction of the Product Owner

  • Documents defects and user stories as needed during sprints

  • Assists with research activities under the direction of the Product Owner

  • Contributes to organizational success by sharing subject matter expertise by participating in user forums on an annual basis; teaching classes and serving as a backup trainer; participating in general session presentations; writing and maintaining user documentation, system protocols, procedures, and reference material.

  • Represents Wolters Kluwer by developing and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of Wolters Kluwer products, industry trends and general business and financial acumen through various sources and initiatives; communicating in a professional, compelling, and articulate manner of speech, writing and formal presentation; behaving in ways that demonstrate corporate core values and culture; developing professional and positive relationships with customers and colleagues; and maintaining a reputation of competence, integrity and professionalism.

Education

Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline; OR, if no degree, 2 years of business analysis experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Information Systems,

  • Minimum 1 years of business analysis experience, including:

  • Documenting use cases, requirements, activity diagrams

  • Working and presenting to various individuals at all levels of an organization

  • Self-motivated

  • Customer service skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Prioritization, multitasking and organizational skills

  • Interpersonal and collaborative skills

  • Critical thinking

  • Written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of Internal Audit, Risk Management, Internal Controls, or Compliance experience

  • TeamMate tools and systems

  • Internal audit methodologies and practices

  • Leadership skills

  • Pragmatic Marketing Framework

  • Agile Software Development

  • Negotiation/influencing business decisions

  • Change management

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

INFORMATION

For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at (888) 495-4771.

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