Senior Product Manager, Mutual Fund Trading



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 30, 2023

About Altruist

Altruist is a fast growing fintech company that's transforming the financial advice industry. Our mission is to make financial advice better, more affordable, and accessible to everyone. We’re a modern custodian built exclusively for registered investment advisors (RIAs). As we disrupt legacy custodians and revolutionize the $100T RIA market, we're seeking exceptional individuals to join our team. If you embody our core values of kindness, brilliance, and grit, and are passionate about making a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you!

About the position

Altruist is entering an exciting phase, and we're looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our team. As the Senior Product Manager, Mutual Funds at Altruist, you will take the lead in driving the ideation, development, and launch of innovative products. This role demands a balance of technical depth, excellent stakeholder collaboration, and a deep understanding of our users. You will be at the intersection of business, technology, and user experience, ensuring our mutual fund trading products are aligned with our company vision.

What you’ll do

Product Strategy

  • Drive the creation and refinement of a clear product roadmap based on market research, competitive analysis, and user insights.
  • Ensure alignment of product initiatives with company goals and objectives.

Product Development

  • Lead cross-functional teams, including design, engineering, and marketing, throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Define product requirements and work closely with the engineering team to oversee the development and release of products.

User Insights

  • Conduct user research, surveys, and feedback sessions to gain insights into user needs, behaviors, and pain points.
  • Translate user insights into clear product enhancements and features.

Stakeholder Collaboration

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization, ensuring alignment on product decisions and communicating product status and results.
  • Foster strong relationships with sales, customer support, and marketing teams to ensure successful product launches and adoption.

Data-Driven Decision Making

  • Monitor product performance through metrics and KPIs, using insights to iterate and improve.
  • Prioritize product features and improvements based on business impact and user value.

Risk Management

  • Identify potential product risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Address challenges promptly and ensure smooth product roll-outs.

Continuous Learning

  • Stay updated on industry trends, competitor products, and emerging technologies to inform product decisions.
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and training sessions to further enhance product management skills.

What you’ll bring

  • Five years of product management experience, with a proven track record of successfully delivering products to market.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Familiarity with mutual fund trading and settlement..
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Passion for creating user-centric products.
Los Angeles, CA salary range
$145,000$200,000 USD


  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Premium Healthcare, Dental, and Vision insurance plans
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions
  • Flexible paid time off

Total compensation includes a competitive benefits package along with equity in the form of Stock Options (ISOs). A salary offer will be determined by a number of factors including experience, skill level, internal pay equity, geographic location, and other relevant business considerations. We review all employee pay and compensation programs regularly to ensure fair, equitable, and competitive pay. At Altruist, we are committed to providing fair, equitable, and competitive compensation by leveraging market data to inform our pay bands. Base salaries will be reviewed at regular intervals throughout the year, typically in conjunction with performance review cycles. By evaluating compensation on a regular basis, we are able to reward high performance and ensure all employees have opportunities for growth.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Altruist we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.