Business Analyst - Payroll at Xero

Product Management, Permanent Remote, Canberra, AU canberra remote product analytics full-time
Description
Posted 24 days ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

Xero is continuing to grow and so are the opportunities to join us!
You can choose to perform this role:
In one of our #beautiful offices, flexibly through a hybrid of in office and remote working styles or Permanently Remote!

As a permanent remote worker at Xero we want to ensure you are getting the same #beautiful employee experience as our in-office Xero’s. Permanent remote Xero’s will benefit from a virtual ergonomic work assessment and funding to assist with the improvement of your at home work setup. Xero will also fund up to 4 trips a year to your most relevant region Xero office. You are part of our #team and we want to see you thrive!

About the role:

As Business Analyst, you’ll work closely with product leaders and development teams to ensure customer and commercial goals for the product are effectively translated into stories, epics and tasks that are delivered as part of your cross-functional team. 

About you:

 We are looking for someone with a passion for building great products and, just as important as the experience, has the ability to be #human and take ownership of your environment. We are so lucky to have excellent people to work with and offices to work in and we'd love you to be a part of it.

What you'll do:

  • Analysing and scoping specific opportunities
  • Engaging with stakeholders to fill gaps in understanding of stories, epics and tasks
  • Documenting stories, epics and tasks, including acceptance criteria
  • Grooming and prioritising the backlog
  • Providing day to day support for the cross-functional team in relation to questions, decisions of intent and scope, decision making and raising blockers with the Product Manager as required
  • What you'll bring:

  • Previous experience in a Business Analyst role where you worked with agile cross-functional delivery teams
  • Experience in ensuring your Agile teams are confident in their ability to deliver the scope of the work for each sprint
  • Proven utilisation of your communication skills to be certain that customer and commercial goals for the product are effectively translated
  • Experience creating, maintaining and improving clear and easy to understand documentation
  • Strong skills in establishing relationships with a broad technical and non-technical stakeholder group and presenting your message in a concise and consistent manner
  • The ability to communicate risk, issues and mitigations quickly
  • The drive to continuously building your own skill set in an ever changing, innovative, global environment
  • Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.