Finastra Strategic Sales Executive in London, United States

WHY DO WE LOVE COMING TO WORK EVERY DAY?

With over 10,000 superstars across 48 different countries globally, it is hard not to be inspired every single day. At Finastra we celebrate in global knowledge sharing, diversity and an opportunity to make a difference for each other and for our customers .

We are on a journey. After bringing two global Fintech leaders together in June 2017, Finastra has truly recognized the opportunity and power we have, by combining our expertise, successes and passion together. Whether it is in a collaboration hub or innovating with colleagues across our global landscape, we are one team creating a network of talent and creativity in a stimulating environment, to do what we can to make a difference for our customers .

Our people are leaders in their role and are always looking for new ways to help our customers grow, compete and optimize their business. From a graduate Software Engineer to an experienced Sales Executive – we are looking for personal leadership and people with the appetite to understand the markets and customers we serve. We drive innovation that challenges the status quo and feel proud of the positive differences that we make every day. We recognize talent and provide a work environment where leaders can drive results , develop and grow their careers.

Success is what you do, success is what we achieve, together.

The future of Finance is open – combine your talents with Finastra opportunities to create an exciting career with us.

For more information, visit Finastra.com

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Responsibilities & Deliverables:

In your role as a Sales Executive your core focus would be to sell our FusionCapital and FusionRisk solutions.

  • You will build fundamental account plans, operational strategy and drive activity in Capital Markets clients in Trading, Risk and Post Trade activities

  • You will be involved in all aspects of account management including: senior level relationship management, product demonstrations, contract negotiation, sales closing, product setup and delivery

  • You will develop relationships with decision-influencing, senior executives within prospect organisations

  • You will work closely with the Pre Sales team to coordinate product demonstrations and workshops for prospective clients

  • You will analyse and understand customer insights and market trends; adapt, communicate and evolve strategies based on these changes

  • You will travel to customer sites to conduct sales activities

  • You will accurately forecast future business

Qualifications:

  • You will have strong solution sales professional with a proven record of achieving / exceeding annual quota target

  • You will have 8+ years relevant sales experience within Capital Markets with strong existing client relationships

  • You will clearly understand the nuances and dynamics involved in selling software licenses in complex Capital Markets

  • Ideally, you will have a background working with a global technology company familiar with complex, multi-level, consultative selling combined with the ability to operate in an entrepreneurial high-growth culture

  • You will have experience working within sales environments where the sales process involves multiple tiers of complex organisations and where the sales cycles are long and consultative

  • You will have the ability to conceptualize and build value propositions that deliver a compelling message

  • You will be a “Hunter” rather than a “Farmer”

  • You will proactively own the entire sales process and be able to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

  • You will have a high competence in delivering product presentations and managing client workshops and proof of concepts.

  • You will have strong commercial awareness, excellent client facing and interpersonal skills.

If you are an ambitious individual who is keen to join an award-winning solution-focused organisation then please apply today!

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The Future is Collaborative . The Future is Open. The Future is Now.

Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 48 of the world’s top 50 banks use Finastra technology.

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