Be a part of it. Join the #AccelFamily

Senior Lead Product Designer- Accountant Console



Accounting & Finance, Product, Design
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Do the best work of your career as a champion for small and mid-size businesses.

BILL is a leader in financial automation software for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). As a champion of SMBs, we are dedicated to automating the future of finance so businesses can thrive. Hundreds of thousands of businesses trust BILL solutions to manage financial workflows, including payables, receivables, and spend and expense management. With BILL, businesses are connected to a network of millions of members, so they can pay or get paid faster. Through our automated solutions, we help SMBs simplify and control their finances, so they can confidently manage their businesses, and succeed on their terms.

BILL is a trusted partner of leading U.S. financial institutions, accounting firms, and accounting software providers. We have operations in San Jose, CA, Draper, UT, Houston, TX and are continuing to expand into other geographic locations. If you’re looking for a place that helps you do the best work of your career, look no further than BILL.

Make your impact within a rapidly growing Fintech Company

Role responsibilities:

In this position you will be designing for our Accounting Firm customers, ensuring they have visibility and access to an efficient experience around each product of ours that their clients utilize.

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Proficiency in advocating for and aligning diverse teams to achieve overarching business objectives. This includes driving alignment between design, product, and business roadmaps and running effective working sessions that improve customer experiences at the pillar level. Be an exceptional partner with cross-functional peers in Product, Engineering, Research, Data, Content, Product Marketing, etc.
  • Advanced Leadership Skills: Ability to lead and mentor other designers at a high level, providing guidance to junior and mid-level designers. This includes coaching designers to help them improve in key development areas.
  • Cultural Influence: Co-own and champion a culture of continuous learning and growth within the design team, spending significant time focused on group-level impact above their own design work. This includes actively working with other designers across our organization to understand the nuances of their areas of the product and translate them into great experiences for accounting firms.
  • Strategic Vision: Capable of shaping the design vision for your area of the product and influencing the company's long-term product and business strategy. This involves identifying critical gaps and opportunities that drive significant business impact.
  • Extensive Industry Knowledge: Obtain a deep understanding of the competitive landscape, industry trends, and customer needs. This knowledge is used to provide strategic insights and influence the roadmap from a design perspective.
  • Communication Skills: Ability to adapt communication and messaging for specific audiences, including the ability to project confidence in presentations to Director/Sr. Director and VP/SVP levels. Also effective in communicating down to team stakeholders.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: Comfortable with talking to customers and partnering with Research to uncover user preferences that influence product management priorities. Has a deep understanding of user needs and integrates this knowledge into design strategies that align with business goals.

We’d love to chat if you have:

  • 10+ years of experience in Product Design serving products and platforms used by a technical audience or comparable experience in similar fields
  • An outstanding portfolio demonstrating strong user experience design and delivered product experiences that influenced business outcomes. Excellent visual design is a plus.
  • A passion for building and scaling delightful products that solve customer problems.
  • A growth mindset based on curiosity and data-driven learning approaches.
  • A get-stuff-done attitude propelled by a strong sense of accountability and a positive self-starter energy.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance user needs with business goals to deliver impactful products.
  • Experience driving impact through cross-functional teams by facilitating critical conversations and making hard prioritization choices.
  • Deep understanding of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in product design.
  • Experience in financial or accounting software is a strong plus.
  • Exceptional written, verbal communication and analytical skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

The estimated salary range for this role is noted below for our San Jose based role. Our ranges for each role and job level are based on a variety of factors including candidate experience, expertise, and geographic location and may vary from the amounts listed above. The role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending & health savings account, paid holidays, paid time off, and other company benefits.

San Jose pay range
$167,400$200,700 USD

Let’s talk about benefits

  • 100% paid employee health, dental, and vision plans (choose HMO, PPO, or HDHP)
  • HSA & FSA accounts
  • Life Insurance, Long & Short-term disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 11+ Observed holidays and wellness days and flexible time off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with employee discounts
  • Wellness & Fitness initiatives
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • And much more

For positions that are in office we support a hybrid work environment with on-site and remote work days. Check out our LinkedIn Life Page for each location and discover BILL.

We live our culture and values every day

At BILL, we’re different by design—it's our culture. Our CEO is a trusted entrepreneur who lives our cultural values: Humble, Authentic, Passionate, Accountable, and Fun. People here love being their authentic selves, contributing unique experiences, sharing ideas, perspectives, and intellectual curiosity. We celebrate our diversity as the heart and soul of how we work, grow, and succeed together. Inspiring people with meaningful career experiences they love really does make the dream work and our successes just keep getting better. There’s no limit to what we can build and where we can go from here. We’d love you to join us.

BILL is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer where everyone is welcome. Our innovation and technology are inspired by an inclusive culture unlike any other. Everyone brings a different personal story and perspective and this diverse mix of minds, backgrounds, and experiences is where our greatest ideas come from. We welcome people of all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, abilities, genders, and sexual orientations to make us an even more vibrant company. We want everyone to bring their authentic selves here, to share our values, shape our vision, drive innovation, and become part of a culture we celebrate every day.

Our promise to our candidates is to be transparent, diligent, and engaging while guiding individuals through each step of our hiring process. At BILL we strive to achieve an inclusive and positive candidate experience that aligns with our core values and focuses on diversity.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for your application, interviews, or another aspect of the hiring process, please contact [email protected].

BILL Culture:

  • Humble - We check our egos at the door. We are curious. We listen, accept feedback.
  • Authentic - We earn and show trust by being real—embracing our authentic selves.
  • Passionate - We care deeply about each other and our customers.
  • Accountable - We are duty-bound to each other, our customers, and society.
  • Fun - We wrap it all together by building connections and enjoying time spent together.

Our Applicant Privacy Notice describes how BILL treats the personal information it receives from applicants