Finastra Inside Sales Associate-3 in Johannesburg, South Africa

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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Finastra Inside Sales Talent Academy

Finastra: Who are we?

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, capital markets and treasury.

Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. With our scale and geographical reach we drive valued solutions and opportunity for customers regardless of size or geography. Through our open, secure, and reliable solutions, we empower customers to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet their changing needs.

Why work for Finastra?

At Finastra we are changing the world of financial services. We unlock the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation through our incredible ecosystem and talent in more than 40 countries across the world. We revel in global knowledge sharing, diversity and opportunity and that puts Finastra in the best position to create client value as we cooperate and co-create, together. Each one of our 10,000 people is part of one team, leveraging the wealth of our collective knowledge, passion and creativity. This is your opportunity to join a world-class team, working with people who are leading the financial 24/7 services industry through innovation, growth and value.

Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join Finastra’s Inside Sales Talent Academy which is structured and measurable Graduate Programme. The Programme has been designed to enhance your professional, financial and sales skillset over the course of two years in order to prepare you for a successful customer facing role at Finastra within the Financial Technology Industry.

During your first year within the Academy you will undertake the role of a ‘Junior Inside Sales Rep’ concentrating on mastering the art of Demand Generation. Demand Generation primarily focuses on booking meetings for the sales organisation and during this time you will be assigned targets which you will be expected to achieve. Post successful completion of your first year in Inside Sales you can expect to be promoted into a ‘Senior Inside Sales Rep’ position and gain further responsibilities.

Responsibilities & Deliverables:

Your deliverables as Inside Sales Representative will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Executing calling campaigns to target white space opportunities within existing client base and net new clients.

  • Reviewing proposed campaigns in terms of targeted monetary outcome, estimated effort required, team capacity, go to market direction, etc.

  • Identifying customer needs and mapping the right solutions to their needs

  • Manages customer expectations and effectively communicates change internally/externally.

  • Proactively reaching out to internal stakeholders to build and strengthen existing and new relationships.

  • Taking initiative to encourage communications among others that increases the overall effectiveness of the business.

  • Using tools and technologies to improve process efficiency and periodically reviewing and updating SFDC.

  • Undertake financial qualifications and pass the exam within a set period of time.

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of six months’ work experience via employment or internship.

  • Educated to university degree standard.

  • Banking, Finance or Software background preferred but not required.

  • Superior communication skills that demonstrate mastery of the English language (both orally and written).

  • Fluency in a second language would be an advantage, but not mandatory. Such languages include: Portuguese or West African languages.

If you are a hungry, driven graduate looking to embark on a lucrative sales career with the world’s leading financial services software organization get in touch with us today!

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The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability please contact us at 800-274-7280.

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.

Finastra is an Equal Opportunity Employer in the United States. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability (physical or mental), Vietnam-era or disabled veteran status, and other factors protected by state and local laws. For more information please read Finastra's EEO Policy Statement at http://www.dh.com/sites/default/files/eeo-policy-statement.pdf .

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