Product Owner - Working Papers

Toronto, Canada


Creating great product experiences is at the core of what CaseWare does. CaseWare works to help our clients not only define what to do, but how to do it efficiently and collaboratively.

Working Papers is CaseWare’s flagship product with users in more than 130 countries. The Working Papers team, comprises 5 squads that are focused on the design, development and delivery of the platform used to create innovative auditing and business services tools.

We are looking for someone who wants to use their practical audit and accounting knowledge, and possibly computer skills to help enhance our suite of leading edge products. The candidate should also have demonstrated aptitude for acquiring deep product knowledge, wants to participate in the development of best of breed products, can apply their knowledge of accounting & auditing in a practical environment, and is excited about working in a fast-paced software development cycle.

As one of the Working Papers Product Owners, you will have end-to-end responsibility for the work undertaken by your squad within the team. Working closely with your squad of developers, designers and QA, your goal is to keep the squad focused on building innovative solutions that exceed client expectations.

You will work closely with product leads, users and stakeholders to understand their pain points and create relevant products and features that meet user needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working with Product Lead, ensure that the roadmap aligns with the overall product and company vision. Be an expert on the domain, the market, and the trends. Evangelize the vision constantly so all stakeholders are aligned, have context, and understand where we are going.
  • Represent the customer. Be the champion and voice of customers. Build impactful, personal customer relationships. Bring the customer's voice into the creation process. Own requirements, specifications, and release plans. Research and apply regulations and governing standards to product requirements
  • Foster an environment that promotes innovation. Think beyond what the customers is asking for and design what the customer hasn't even considered.
  • Drive for the best customer experience possible. Work closely with UX and design developers to develop, test (validate), and deliver requirements to the squad. Drive the end to end feature delivery cycle.
  • Lead and manage backlog refinement and sprint planning sessions and drive solutions to completion working with Agile teams
  • Measure success. Measure everything. A feature's release does not indicate success. Define what success means for each feature and each function before it even goes to development. Develop ways to constantly define and monitor success.
  • Collaborate across teams. We win or lose as a team. Product plays a critical role in creating alignment between engineering teams and stakeholders. A collaborative attitude is essential to the job.