BlackLine (501+ Employees, 51% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

26% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 51% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $220M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Get to Know Us:

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they’re doing!

At Blackline, we’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications.

Since being founded in 2001, BlackLine has become a leading provider of cloud software that automates and controls the entire financial close process. Our vision is to modernize the finance and accounting function to enable greater operational effectiveness and agility, and we are committed to delivering innovative solutions and services to empower accounting and finance leaders around the world to achieve Modern Finance.

Being a best-in-class SaaS Company, we understand that bringing in new ideas and innovative technology is mission critical. At BlackLine we are always working with new, cutting edge technology that encourages our teams to learn something new and expand their creativity and technical skillset that will accelerate their careers.

Work, Play and Grow at BlackLine!

Make Your Mark:

As Senior Product Manager, you will work cross-functionally to guide products from conception to launch by connecting the business and technical worlds. From leveraging new and existing technologies to diving deep into feedback from some of the most recognized brands in the world, you will create buy-in for product vision across internal and external stakeholders that includes both customers and partners alike. The ideal Senior Product Manager is a customer-/market-oriented person with strong product and project management skills, solid technical understanding and great personal skills and a track record for delivering exceptional business results.

The Senior Product Manager serves as the primary owner for a component of BlackLine’s Financial Close & Automation Platform.

You’ll Get To:

  • Research: The Senior Product Manager is responsible for constantly gathering information from clients, prospects, peers, stakeholders, and other BlackLiners. They will keep abreast of market research, competitive intelligence, accounting/finance news, and software trends. Research is conducted constantly, though a variety of channels, with an eye on both the specific product(s) that the PM is responsible for and broad, new ideas/concepts.
  • Roadmap: Senior Product Managers create, publish, and maintain both internal and external roadmaps. This means they’re responsible for balancing new-features, enhancements, design changes, and defect resolution while ensuring that their engineering team aligns to BlackLine’s business objectives.
  • Feature Design: The entire process by which features move from idea to reality is owned by the Senior Product Manager. Sr PMs create Epics or PRDs, work with UX/UI designers to refine the interaction layout and interaction model, and consult with Tech Ops, Security, Legal and other internal stakeholders.
  • Product Development: Senior Product Managers are part of the engineering team tasked with delivering on the roadmap. This means that PMs will create stories, participate fully in grooming and sprint planning, and help ensure that the team’s productivity, code quality, and output are acceptable. The Product Manager will also assist in managing the team by providing feedback, clearing blockers, and ensuring that all work proceeds swiftly.
  • Subject Matter Expertise: By virtue of their close work with our clients and stakeholders, as well as their participation in the design process, Senior Product Managers are expected to build a deep understanding of the product and market, as well as the fundamentals of accounting, design, and our technology. They will use that expertise in support of other teams, events, or clients.
  • Leadership: Senior Product Managers are expected to be willing and informed decision makers who drive projects to a successful completion, always have an opinion, and provide visionary leadership for their teams.

As a Sr Product Manager, you own the full creation of the roadmap, make strategic decisions about the direction of your product, show good decision-making to balance delivery quality and development team happiness, keep development team informed about the long-term vision, and collaborate with UX.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Develops the strategy for her/his product with limited supervision
  • Leads planning and execution for a given product
  • Is expected to set the product vision and pursue it with discretion
  • Operates without the need for supervision and is expected to produce a high volume of work and meet all deadlines without oversight
  • Has broad responsibility for their product area and serves as the Product Owner for one or more teams

SELECTED RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide product leadership to cross functional technical teams and implement process frameworks to drive project success
  • Manage stakeholder communication across the company as well as up to management in the Product organization
  • Communicate directly with clients and partners to determine project requirements and deliverables
  • Act as a mentor for members of the Product Management team
  • Influence product investment decisions with data-driven business cases and market analysis
  • Own the go-to-market plan and deliver outcomes that reintegrate learning into the organization and product plan

What You’ll Bring:

  • 6+ years in B2B or B2C Product management experience with at least 4 years in Enterprise application business
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in accounting is a must
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and a willingness to roll up your sleeves to get things done
  • Deep familiarity with enterprise Cloud applications with an emphasis on Office of Finance-related transactional systems (account reconciliation, matching, control/task management)
  • Proficient with Agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and collaboration skills.
  • Thrives in a fast-moving, quickly changing atmosphere.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic, high-growth environment

We’re Even More Excited If You Have:

  • Familiarity with agile enablement applications (Jira and Product board preferred)

Thrive at BlackLine Because You Are Joining:

  • A technology-based company with a sense of adventure and a vision for the future. Every door at BlackLine is open. Just bring your brains, your problem-solving skills, and be part of a winning team at the world’s most trusted name in Finance Automation!
  • A culture that is kind, open, and accepting. It’s a place where people can embrace what makes them unique, and the mix of cultural backgrounds and varying interests cultivates diverse thought and perspectives.
  • A company who believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!
  • A culture where BlackLiner’s continued growth and learning is empowered. BlackLine offers a wide variety of professional development seminars and inclusive affinity groups to celebrate and support our diversity.

BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

Tagged as: >50% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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