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Deloitte Product Owner, Audit & Assurance Products & Solutions in Princeton, New Jersey

Are you passionate about applying data, analytics and machine learning to the Audit? We are developing innovative solutions that leverage the latest technologies to create our next generation Data Analytics and Machine Learning platform for Deloitte s global Audit practice. As a Product Owner, you will be working across the firm to define and shape our leading edge product and change the global audit practice as we know it today. You will work closely with the agile team to provide guidance on implementation and validation of the backlog items and deliver each product increment. You will also align and influence stakeholders and resources globally.

This is just the beginning of Data Analytics and Machine Learning and we need you to help us define the future and get us there a huge opportunity awaits!

As a Product Owner, other responsibilities will include:

  • Define and prioritize the product backlog

  • Document user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Own the backlog and its implementation, clarify backlog items with the team, refine the backlog with input from stakeholders

  • Plan the sprints with the team, and provide prioritization for each iteration, including coordination of dependencies with other product owners

  • Be the main source for user story details and priorities

  • Responsibility for accepting the final sprint plan

  • Prepare and participate in release and sprint planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives and other agile events

  • Assess the audit journey challenges and define an evolving strategy in your area of product ownership

  • Create and execute go-to-market plans for new features. Monitor key performance metrics to ensure product performance and identify optimization opportunities

  • Drive adoption and ensure processes for users are easy and intuitive

Qualifications

Required:

  • Audit Manager level engagement work

  • Master s in Accountancy

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Preferred:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to justify requirements, features and drive management of product

  • A plus: Experience defining market and product requirements, working with ITS to rapidly deliver high-impact capabilities to market

  • A plus: Experience working with data transformation tooling like ACL, SQL, SAS, etc.

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • System s thinking mentality to ensure the team is always working on the high priority, value-add work

  • Audit manager level experience leading engagements of various sizes

  • Successful experience working with client data to shape it into effective and efficient workpapers

  • Deep understanding of the data challenges that face the audit process and ideas on potential solutions

  • Passionate about how efficiencies can be introduced into the audit process

  • Creative minded, able to visualize problems and solve them with novel approaches

  • A desire to challenge the status-quo

  • Ability to create compelling positioning/messaging strategy & present complex information concisely through written/verbal communication

  • Advanced people leadership skills, including development

How you ll grow

At Deloitte, we believe in professional development and helping our people grow. We offer learning opportunities to help you sharpen your skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. We support the development of leadership and technical skills through leading-edge learning development solutions such as our Welcome to Deloitte on-boarding program, career milestone learning programs, and Audit technical training. Deloitte University, our 107-acre, $300M center, demonstrates our commitment to development by delivering an interactive, immersive learning environment that offers a physical campus in a virtual world. Welcoming more than 50,000 learners annually from 81 countries, we're considered one of the leading private companies for growing leadership skills.Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. (https://zoomforth.com/s/deloitte/du#home)

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