IT Sr. Staff Product Manager – FP&A – Legence Jobs in San Jose, CA at Legence

Title: IT Sr. Staff Product Manager – FP&A – Legence

Company: Legence

Location: San Jose, CA

Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale.

IT Sr. Staff Product Manager – FP&A

Location: San Jose, CA/ Minneapolis, MN

Legence is in the process of strengthening our Information Technology Product organization and have identified the need for a Sr. Staff Product Manager – FP&A position.

These positions could be based in the following geographies:

San Jose, CA (Therma)
Minneapolis, MN
We expect you to continuously want to develop and learn to stay relevant and being an expert

Qualifications Overview:
The Sr. IT Staff Product Manager – FP&A role is responsible for building and leading LEGENCE’s enterprise strategy and capabilities. This individual will partner with business units on the prioritization and execution of capability development initiatives to realize business goals. This individual will drive our IFS ERP Finance and relevant integration functions as a thought leader including requirements gathering, roadmap prioritization, and collaboration with business and IT engineering departments to deliver best-in-class solutions. The ideal candidate has extensive experience supporting and implementing IT Finance solutions

You will be working with our ERP standard software IFS Applications™ and bridging the gap between the customer’s business requirements and the application. You will consult, challenge and advise our customers on how to best utilize IFS’ solutions in relation to their business requirements

This role demands advanced analytical thinking and problem-solving skills and communicates with a diverse set of stakeholders (employees and management) and partners in a manner that breaks down complex challenges into actionable steps that drive results. This individual leads as a team player who is able to build trust and establish strong working relationships.


Manage the product vision, roadmap, and prioritization of features against business needs, technology imperatives, and industry standards.
Document vision, business requirements, and functional design for system improvements and Finance projects working with business stakeholders, subject matter experts, and the engineering teams.
Specify and maintain requirements artifacts including: Context Diagrams, Process and Workflow Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams, Use Case Models, and Use Case Specifications.
Conduct research to determine whether solutions to business/technical requirements currently exist within or outside the business unit, and if not, whether new solutions are feasible.
Manage the training solution delivery model, which may include providing training to users on new functionality, giving refresher courses on existing functionality, and updating training materials.
Oversee testing of new functionality as part of User Acceptance Testing.
Provide critical thinking and facilitate discussions needed to drive outcomes and results to meet project goals by serving as cross-work stream SME and escalation point.
Responsible for owning follow ups and closing gaps related to overall project approach, design issues, project execution tasks and issues; take ownership of assigned gaps; work with team to resolve and present findings.
Become part of a team of individuals who are committed to provide excellent customer service
Rolling up your sleeves and digging in, seeking to understand customer business requirements and creatively translate them to system requirements.
Acting as a subject matter expert and sharing your expertise to your colleagues and customers.
Developing solution concepts, optimizing and implementing end-to-end processes and functionalities based on best practice approaches.
Communicates with stakeholders across the enterprise
Responsible for making adjustments or recommended enhancements in systems and processes to solve problems or improve effectiveness of job area
Good at guiding our customers in how to best utilize the IFS applications in relation to their business requirements.
Confident in designing solutions, challenge and advise customers, and deliver on expectation thus ensuring success for both parties.
Triggered by the contrast of understanding the business objectives and end-to-end processes, as well as digging down in details to achieve the best possible solution
Profoundly interested in how systems can support business processes


BA/BS, MS, preferably in a technology-related or business field
8 years of in-depth knowledge of the processes and automation in the finance area (AP, AR, GL, Fixed Assets etc.) in major ERP (e.g. SAP, Oracle, IFS) application management and/or implementation (12+ total years of experience)
Proficient in Order to Cash, Procure to Pay and Resource to Project processes
Adhere to change control processes to ensure SOX compliance and work with auditors on requests in providing documentation and system demonstrations of control configurations
Proven ability to
Lead complex projects and run multi-departmental project teams with minimum supervision
Drive complicated system issues to closure
Translate business requests into organized, clear and concise business requirements and document workflows and processes
Query, analyze, and interpret data and functionality problems in complex computer systems
Experience with IFS ERP – Finance modules is a plus
Superior verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of global stakeholders—both technical and business users
Excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of social intelligence
Advanced analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
Experience with some type of reporting package useful
Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio); knowledge of Agile/SCRUM methodology is a plus
Unable to provide sponsorship for this position.

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Health and Welfare Benefits

Health and Welfare
Prescription drug
Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits

Paid vacation
Company-paid holidays
Sick leave
Bereavement leave
Jury duty
Financial Benefits

401(k) retirement savings plan
Company-paid long-term disability insurance
AD&D insurance
Life insurance
Contingent Employment Statement

Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Legence and its affiliate companies are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, other non-merit-based factors, and any other characteristic protected under applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations.
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