Product Manager – Internal Tooling

Job title: Product Manager – Internal Tooling

Company: Pennylane

Location: Paris

Job Description: Are you looking to have an impact on the daily life of millions of entrepreneurs in France and Europe ?

Do you thrive in a trustful, fast-paced environment ?

Then Pennylane might be the right place for you – and you, might be the perfect fit for this role 🙂

We figure out among the of 2023 on the French Market 🚀

Our vision

We aim to become the most beloved financial Operating System of European SMEs. We help business owners get rid of the time-consuming hassle of handling accounting and finance while giving them access to key information that they can use to make better decisions. Meanwhile, we’re helping accountants. By using Pennylane, rather than doing manual and repetitive tasks, they can spend more time advising and guiding their clients. Already more than 75000 SMB’s & more than 1500 accounting firms in France are using Pennylane 🚀

About us

Pennylane is one of the fastest-growing Fintechs in France (and soon to be in Europe!)

In 3 years of existence, we’ve managed to ⏬

💻 Make ourselves known as a groundbreaking accounting and financial software for small businesses and their accountants

💰 Raise a total of €84 million, including from Sequoia 🌲, the famous fund from Silicon Valley who invested early in companies like Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Stripe, Paypal and much more..

.👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Grow from 7 cofounders to 350 happy Pennylaners (we’re now recognized as one of the greatest places to work in France (but also remotely), with a 5/5 rating on glassdoor and an e-NPS of 94.

🌍 Build an international environment with more than 25 nationalities, with a strong remote-friendly culture, where 35% of the employees are already working from all parts of Europe

🤝 Earn the trust of thousands of customers and accounting firms and obtain outstanding ratings

Why this position is of utmost importance to reach our mission ?

Pennylane has a huge growth and lot’s of internal subjects such as billing / invoicing, CRM topics for example needs coordination & resources so that we can boost the productivity of our teams.

You role will be crucial for optimizing internal tools, processes & operations and contribute to the overall success and growth of the company. You’ll directly impact how efficiently and effectively our operations teams collaborate on a daily basis and boost our productivity.

How you will contribute to the company as an Internal Tooling PM ?

You’ll join an existing internal tooling squad composed of an existing senior PM (Grégoire) and a few software engineers. Your role would involve developing and managing tools and systems that help streamline operations, improve efficiency, and enhance productivity within Pennylane.

What you can expect from your life at Pennylane ?

Within one month

– You’ll learn everything about our company, our teams, and our vision during the first onboarding week

– You’ll familiarize yourself with the product and the accounting industry (You will have access to a lot of documentation and will assist to trainings organized by your peers)

– You’ll get a very deep knowledge of our Product & Ops organization, methods, and culture

Within 3 months

– You’ll have imagined and implemented your first solutions, hand-in-hand with your team & in coordination with other teams

– You’ll have impacted positively at least one OKR

– You will have setup your continuous internal discovery routine and will be ready to build your roadmap

Within 6 months

– You’ll be autonomous at defining your OKRs and your roadmap

– You’ll keep having a strong impact via iterations on the solutions you’ve shipped

– You’ll share your learnings and best practices within the team

And beyond : The product team continue to grow, which means you’ll have ⏬

– Increased responsibilities in project leadership

– Responsibilities to think of and implement new processes, tools and best practices to make sure that your team works even smoother

Who are we looking for ? 🎯

– Experience in internal tooling / tools departments (ideally in a larger scale-up)

– Product, “Business Ops” experience working on internal subjects/process (billing, invoicing…) to boost/optimize the productivity of different teams

– Good knowledge of the tooling ecosystem (CRM…)

– Doer (Hands-On) & Problem-Solving Mindset

– Product-Centric Vision & User-First Mindset applied for internal teams

– Fluent in English and ideally based in Paris

What we do to make your work life easier ? 🏢

– You’ll be able to work from our wonderful office in the center of Paris🏝

– You’ll get company shares to enjoy a piece of the success story you’re building with us🏡

– You’ll get between 8 to 13 additional days off (to the 25 standard ones) to rest and do what you love each year🍜

– You’ll have lunch credits (Swile card) to buy your favorite food every day🏥

– You’ll have a great healthcare cover (Alan Blue) to take care of yourself and your family

– If you’re working remotely, you’ll have a budget to turn your home into a more comfortable workspace, as well as a monthly allowance to work from a co-working space whenever you feel like it⛹️

Through our partner Gymlib, you’ll have access to 8000 fitness spaces in Europe and more than 300 activities related to wellness🇬🇧

– You’ll have access to to perfect your English or your French💻

– You’ll get the latest Apple equipment🎉

– You’ll be part of a vibrant social community: we do lots of sports together (Foot, running, climbing…), and we love to hang out and have a drink together (Thursday after work drinks on our rooftop is a usual thing, once-a-year we do company seminars, last time we went on a trip to one of the centerparcs and it was fabulous !)

What does our recruitment process looks like ?

– You will first have a general chat with Thomas (Recruiter) : 30 min

– You’ll then have a deeper discussion with Tancrède (CPO) : 30-45 min

– Business Case with two interviewers : 1 Hour

– Last Round with one of our co-founders and member of the ELT (extended leadership team)

We make sure we move fast; you can expect the recruitment process with us to last between 15 and 25 days in total.

Last but not least

We’re open regarding the profile we’re looking for. Research has shown that some people are less likely to apply than others if they don’t feel like they meet the full list of criteria. So we have decided to take it down entirely. We have tried to give you as many details as we could about the purpose, missions, and environment of this role; it is now up to you to tell us if you think this is a position in which you could a) have fun and b) bring value to our company.

If you’re hesitating, we encourage you to apply anyway: worst case scenario, you might lose a few minutes, and in the best case, it will be the start of a meaningful and long-lasting collaboration. We also want to emphasize that we fully embrace diversity and that we’re doing our best to create a safe and inclusive environment. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of gender, sexual orientation, origin, disabilities, or any other traits that make you who you are.

If anything, diversity makes us a more fun place to work at. To end with a humble illustration of our commitment, we’ve recently signed the to set concrete goals in building a better and more inclusive workplace in the years to come.


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