Product Owner - Accounting Systems

MRI Software Cleveland, OH
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative software solutions for the Global Real Estate industry. We are currently seeking a Product Owner - Accounting Systems to join our Product Management team! The Accounting Product is an enterprise accounting system, so as such knowledge of the intricacies of accounting practices, transactions, and reporting is important to be able to successfully direct the product teams. This role will provide guidance to developers of how transactions need to flow, what needs to be kept in sync to assure books balance properly, and why certain nuances of income statements, trial balances, balance sheets are important.

The Product Owner is responsible for developing user stories, translating requirements, and working with the agile programming teams. This position involves close interaction with other individuals throughout the business including architects, product managers, and product development.

Essential Functions Include:

* Maintain deep subject matter expertise for assigned product line.

* Client business processes

* Software functionality

* The Product Owner is responsible for maintaining and promoting the product line vision & strategy on a daily basis through interactions with development and cross-functional teams.

* The Product Owner maintains the product backlog (incident reports and enhancement requests)

* Prioritize work for the development team in conjunction with the Product Manager and development manager

* Ensures execution and delivery of solutions valued by the markets we serve

* Detailed understanding of user/compliance requirements

* Functional working relationship with Dev Manager and PD Team to ensure clarity on the problem & business value of the solution

Founded in 1971, MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses—from property-level management and accounting to investment modeling and analytics for the global commercial and residential markets.


* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or MIS required

* Minimum of 3 years as a Product Owner or Business Analyst required

* Multifamily residential or commercial and/or property marketing background is highly desired, either in the area of property management or software solution provider

* Experience with MS Office applications required, Crystal Reports and SQL queries a plus

* Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

* Efficiently utilize verbal, written, and visual communication skills

* Communication skills, analytical skills, and attention to detail are critical

Based outside Cleveland, Ohio, MRI Software is a global company with offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Technology has changed over the years, but we pride ourselves on staying true to the original vision of our founders.