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EY Foundry - Product Strategist - Manager - NYC

Location:  New York
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 3, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  175621

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.



​The Foundry is a New York-based team of entrepreneurs, product managers, operators, and strategists who have a proven track record of turning ideas into successful new growth businesses, including EY TaxChat and EY Navigate. In April 2016, EY acquired this team out of Highnote Foundry, a venture capital and venture services firm, in order to build and launch new businesses for EY Americas Tax. 


EY Americas Tax is a leader in corporate tax services, includes EY Law and EY People Advisory Services, and is aggressively pursuing innovation to define the tax function of the future for the world's largest multi-national corporations.

The Foundry currently has a portfolio of projects in various stages of development, that address all these key areas through FinTech, LegalTech and HRTech solutions.


The opportunity

As a Venture Product Strategist, you will work with senior Foundry team members to evaluate and develop new growth opportunities.


Your key responsibilities

You will be responsible for framing problems, breaking them down into component parts, and evaluating each methodically and thoroughly. Initially, you will conduct primary and secondary research, opportunity sizing, and develop business cases in support of new opportunities. As ventures develop, you will move them through idea development, solution design, product strategy and proof-of-concept development.As growth opportunities are prioritized and funded, you will play a key role in building and bringing these businesses to market.


Skills and attributes for success

  • A creative, resourceful, and results-oriented problem solver
  • A methodical and logical thinker with strong attention to detail and quality
  • Highly motivated and able to execute independently with input and guidance along the way
  • Interested in technology trends, business models, and building new ventures
  • Flexible to work across projects and project types depending on business needs
  • Strive to exceed expectations and consistently deliver meaningful results


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree; graduate degree from a top tier university preferred
  • 4 to 5+ years of professional experience
  • Ideally a blend of management consulting or corporate strategy experience and new product development experience (corporate or start-up)
  • Ability to structure problems, conduct analyses, and articulate recommendations
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Impeccable oral, written, numeric and visual communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word


What we look for

We're interested in people who are ready to become a part of a highly engaged, diverse, and dynamic team to help us continue to make a real difference to our clients. If you have a strong customer focus, a track record/experience of bringing new businesses from idea to commercial offering, and the ambition to go above and beyond expectations, this role is for you.​

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.


•    Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
•    Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
•    Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
•    Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.


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