Sr. Product Manager, Int'l Indirect Tax Content

Product Management | Seattle, WA, United States,Durham, NC, United States

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As a Senior Product Manager for International Tax Content, you will contribute to Avalara's global tax content acquisition strategy and day-to-day product management activities focused on driving the creation of new international tax content that will serve business and products of all sizes across a broad range of industries and geographies.

This role will collaborate with cross functional teams across product, content research, and engineering to define a clear vision, roadmap, and business requirements for building and expanding our international tax content.

Job Duties


  • Work with customers to understand their needs, and translate those needs into feature enhancements and new products.

  • Be / become an expert in your product's space

  • Articulate a clear and compelling product strategy and roadmap that synthesizes customer needs, market dynamics, and business requirements

  • Develop clear, detailed, and actionable product requirements in partnership with Design / UX

  • Serve as agile Product Owner to ensure engineering execution aligns with your roadmap

  • Build alignment and collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders to ensure a great end-to-end customer experience and effective customer-facing launches

  • Define metrics that measure the success of products, and use these metrics to drive business outcomes

  • Qualifications


  • At least 8 years overall professional career experience

  • 5+ years experience as a SaaS Product Manager, leading products at multiple lifecycle stages; facing multiple business challenges such as high growth, quick time to market, quality, and technology migrations; and serving customer bases that span small business owners, SMB, and enterprise and / or both mass-market and vertical niche offering **

  • Indirect tax research experience (VAT, Cross-Border, and related taxes)

  • Experience engaging with current and prospective customers to understand their needs, workflows, and context

  • Experience with agile development methodologies, the Product Owner role, and commonly used tools such as Jira, Confluence, etc.

  • Experience creating customer journey maps to define end-to-end customer experiences

  • Demonstrated experience partnering cross-functionally

  • Ability to deliver developer-ready requirements appropriate for the project at hand

  • Hands-on experience using major analytics tools; SQL experience is a plus

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with experience conducting small-group briefings and demos both internally and with customers

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Team player able to drive results through influence and enthusiasm

  • Experience with tax automation products, ERP, eCommerce platforms, and other financial systems

  • Familiarity with accounting and transaction tax compliance concepts (i.e., sales tax returns)

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (accounting, business, or computer science)

  • ** Whilst we would prefer to hire an individual with Product Management experience, we are happy to consider candidates with relevant domain and tax technology experience who have a genuine desire to move into Product Management.

    Preferred Qualifications


  • Have a mix of startup and big company experience, and are familiar with the opportunities and challenges in a high-growth environment

  • Brazil indirect tax experience

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