Account Executive - Financial Services Industry

Job Locations BE-Tervuren
Requisition ID
20049690
Job Category
Sales/Pre-Sales
Travel Requirements
None

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”

 

If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 

 

What we do  

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 

 

What you’ll do

We’re looking for an Account Executive to join our business unit dedicated to the Financial Services industry in Belgium. You will be assigned accounts within that industry (banking, insurance, financial institutions) and you will join a team of talented sales experts responsible for delivering business value and helping companies achieve their goals through the creative use of SAS products, technologies and services. 

 

You will

  • Manage and keep on growing existing accounts while exploring green field areas within existing customers.
  • Develop plans to identify areas that have the potential for further development and execute them.
  • Sell software, solutions and services to current and prospective customers; work with other sales/pre-sales/domain/personnel to position and leverage sales opportunities.
  • Direct complex sales opportunities including implementation plans, which include the coordination of internal and/or external services.
  • Prepare standard quotations and proposal information as needed; work with other departments to create and finalize contracts and set time schedules for delivery services.
  • Follow up with customers to track satisfaction levels and to discover additional revenue opportunities.
  • Develop an understanding of company pricing, licensing procedures and approvals matrix.

 

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in selling complex IT software / IT services or experience as Customer Success Manager.
  • Experience in driving sales processes in the financials services industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in account mapping and in navigating in complex ecosystem to address business’ challenges.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate territory dynamics and develop a sales plan; ability to communicate technical and business concepts and relate them to SAS applications and user needs; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to initiate and lead projects and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, French is a plus.
  • Knowledge of analytics solutions and/or Cloud and services preferred, but it is not essential.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

 

Why SAS

We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 

 

Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

 

Additional Information

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at www.sas.com. SAS only sends emails from verified “sas.com” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at Recruitingsupport@sas.com before taking any further action.

 

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