Financial Services Key Solution Sales Representative

Grant Thornton 11/8/2018 4:52:25 PM
JOB ID: 042096 Specialty:
Regional, Regional

   

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Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Grant Thornton works with a wide range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, health care and life sciences, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology.

Grant Thornton offers Advisory, Tax, and Audit services focused on dynamic organizations in the middle market that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment, or innovation.

Grant Thornton has been consistently recognized as an employer of choice, receiving honors and awards such as “Best Places to Work” (Crain’s Chicago Business, 2013), Working Mother’s “Best Companies” (2006–15), and top ratings at sites such as glassdoor and The Vault.

Job Description

We are looking for a Financial Services Solution Sales Representative to work within our Financial Services Team to drive/support the sale of our innovative technology based solutions (SaaS). In this mission critical role, you will work with our industry leadership and go to market team to drive the sales process from demand generation through contract execution.

‪The Financial Services Solution Sales role combines both industry knowledge and software sales experience to enable and accelerate sales of a variety of industry specific solutions in the areas of compliance, reporting, and client engagement.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this role include:

Work with industry leadership and existing go to market teams to frame solution campaigns
Drive client engagement and deal progression
Interface with the existing business development team and client program team to generate client engagement
Work with 3rd party partners that support digital marketing and call center campaigns
Work with GT alliance partners, such as Microsoft, to expand sales campaign target markets

Qualifications

What we are looking for in you includes:

10+ years of experience as a seller of technology based solutions to the financial services industry
Strong background/experience with utilization of cloud-based technology platforms to drive innovation and client service
Proven ability to prioritize and drive solution-centric efforts across a geographically distributed team of business and technology professionals
Bias towards results, with sound judgment and pragmatism
Strong business acumen and ability to see the impacts of industry solutions at a high level
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or similar CRM system is helpful
Outstanding communication skills and the ability to integrate with client facing teams to support and enable successful delivery or engagements
Some working knowledge of the Microsoft Azure and Cortana Intelligence stack
Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent
Some intangibles we're looking for in you:

Quick learner who is self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency
Able to work independently in an entrepreneurial environment and adaptive to change
You have a bias toward action, you try things, and sometimes you fail
Excellent time management skills

Benefits:

Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please visit www.gt.com.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.






Requisition ID: 042096

Regional, REG
Regional, Regional




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