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Deloitte Technical Product Owner - Manager in Seattle, Washington

Technical Product Owner

Description

If you are a technology visionary with a passion for transforming global tax business with digital technology, consider working with the US Tax Transformation technology team. This is an exciting opportunity to support global execution of Deloitte’s tax strategy as we shift from “doing digital” to “being digital” by reimagining how we engage with our clients, deliver our services, operate our business, and create value.

Work you’ll do

You will be responsible as a Technical Product Owner for managing a vendor team in building and delivering platform features according to prioritization. You will track and monitor progress, ensure timely reporting of milestone and dependency status, monitor risks and issues to escalate to leadership, and execute day-to-day coordination activities to support the technology transformation. Additional responsibilities include:

· Set development team’s priorities and adherence to delivery standards.

· Provide leadership coordination and oversight within one delivery team to deliver functionality on behalf of Tax.

· Coordinate with business representatives when details are needed.

· Partner on the design and ensure product meets specifications by conducting demos at Program Increment Sessions.

· Follow standards, guidelines, and metrics aimed at delivering business value quickly and efficiently.

· Proactively identify and mitigate product-related risks (escalate issues to the Delivery Lead and/or Portfolio Lead as needed).

The Team

Deloitte Tax LLP's Tax Transformation Office (TTO) is responsible for the design, development, and deployment of innovative, enterprise technology, tools, and standard processes to support the delivery of tax services. The TTO team focuses on enhancing Deloitte Tax LLP’s ability to deliver comprehensive, value-added, and efficient tax services to our clients. It is a dynamic team with professionals of varying backgrounds from tax technical, technology development, change management, Six Sigma, and project management. The team consults and executes on a wide range of initiatives involving process and tool development and implementation including training development, engagement management, tool design, and implementation.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline

  • 4 years’ experience leading technical delivery teams

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong listening, interpersonal, and facilitation skills

  • Able to interact effectively with professionals at all levels and communicate recommendations

  • Demonstrated experience working with and influencing as part of a team

  • Motivated, resourceful, and dependable

  • Well organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple, ongoing projects

  • Able to respond quickly to high-priority deadlines with little lead-time and adaptable to direction changes

  • Knowledge of risk management and tracking techniques

  • LLM, CPA, Enrolled Agent, or other applicable certification with technologies mentioned above

  • Travel up to 25% (While 25% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)

  • Limited Sponsorship – Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Preferred

  • Previous tax experience

  • Advanced Degree in any of the above fields

  • Experience with Big 4, legal software firm or equivalent

The team

At Deloitte Tax LLP, our Tax Management Consulting (TMC) practice helps legal and tax departments pursue a streamlined, transparent, and efficient function that enhances the core responsibilities of contracting, compliance, reporting and planning, while also positioning legal and tax as a for the digital era. We specialize in tax and can effectively address a corporate legal and tax function’s unique needs, requirements and obligations. As technology specialists, we help clients make appropriate technology choices for legal departments and for both direct and indirect taxes across all business cycles that have a tax impact tax. Our team, the largest of its type, offers the necessary combination of skills, methodology and practical experience to help clients with a successful ERP implementation.

Deloitte TMC professionals are aligned across our global network of member firms to support our clients’ objectives and address their challenges. Our team’s multi-disciplinary approach combines legal, tax technical and technology skillsets, enabling greater impact and efficiency within our client’s organization. TMC’s business services help clients with operating model evaluation, technology roadmap development for a desired future state, data, document and contract management solutions, automation opportunities, portals, cloud for enterprise systems, agile resourcing models, risk, provision and compliance. Learn more about Deloitte Tax Management Consulting. (http://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/tax/solutions/tax-mangement-consulting.html)

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. (https://zoomforth.com/s/deloitte/du#home)

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. (http://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/life-at-deloitte-benefits-and-rewards.html)

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