Product Manager - Project Financials

Copenhagen, Denmark /
Product – Product Management /
Full-time
Forecast, a global software company founded in 2016, delivers profitable Project Operations by uniting resource & financial management, capacity planning and deep integrations all on one platform. Backed by world renowned investors such as Balderton Capital who led our 2021 $19m Series A, the Forecast AI-native platform represents the most advanced technology ever applied to managing projects, resources and finances.

Our platform automates busywork, surfaces best practices, predicts outcomes, guides projects to success, and most importantly empowers every team member to do their best work. Forecast is the ultimate upgrade for project teams and professional services organizations. Technology doing what it does best, so humans can do what they do best.

It’s an incredibly exciting time to join us on our journey!

Are you our new Product Manager?

In this exciting opportunity, you will be leading the product direction and decisions in a dedicated co-located team of developers and designers that are responsible for all features related to financial management within our platform. This includes project revenue, cost and profit, estimations, budgeting, expenses, and invoicing in different project forms like time-and-material, fixed price, and retainer projects. 

You’ll also be part of our global group of existing Product Managers, each responsible for different areas in the platform. Together you’ll work on executing on our overall product vision, whilst sharing knowledge and experiences to drive best practices for product management across the organisation. 

You can read more about project financials in Forecast here and here

What you’ll do

    • Assume the ownership and responsibility for all financial features in Forecast. 
    • Improve project financials, financial methods and integrations to accounting systems for our customers, so they work more efficiently, get a better overview of their overall financials, and run more successful and profitable projects.  
    • Maintain a product vision for financial management features while evolving the product. 
    • Have close customer contact to understand their challenges in the professional service industry in order to make the best decisions when it comes to deciding what to focus on next. 
    • Increase connectivity between the features you are responsible for to the rest of the platform. 
    • Based on our company strategy, build a timeline of what customer problems your team should focus on, leading the way from these problems to easy-to-use solutions by collaborating with designers and developers. 
    • Involve external and internal stakeholders in the process, ensuring that product decisions are well grounded. 
    • Analyse behavioral data, qualitative data, and industry trends. 
    • Work with sales, marketing, and customer success for the best possible releases, feedback cycles, and product improvements. 

What you’ll ideally have

    • An infectious passion for product management and financials. 
    • 3+ years of experience working as a  product manager 
    • Strong data analysis skills
    • The following experiences are advantages: 
    • Experience with project management, both agile and waterfall. 
    • Experience from working with B2B and SaaS, preferably from financial industry
    • Experience from a professional service organization.
    • A background with financials or accounting. 
    • An appreciation for a truly agile and team-oriented approach to product development, and the ability to inspire people to work towards your goals.