SAP Finance Presales Solution Advisor, (Saudi National)

SAP Finance Presales Solution Advisor, (Saudi National)

10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

We help the world run better
Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!
Do you like to help others Hint - you actively listen to connect people with solutions
Do you like telling stories Hint - from beginning to the end, people actively listen to you
Do have a creative side Hint - bringing a story visually to life is exciting for you
Do you like working on a team Hint - you offer a point of view and collaborate well in a group
Do you wish you had more influence Hint - you have domain expertise in finance and would love to show it off
If you relate to the above questions, you just might have a future as part of Presales Solution Advisory organization!
In Solution Advisory, we listen and get to know a customer's business. We learn what needs to change and why. We help business leaders ideate and think through what is possible. We help them envision how technology and automation could support their winning strategy. We connect their vision and needs to a solution designed with SAP Cloud applications and technologies.
That's where YOU come in!
The Team
We foster a supportive team environment and work as integral members of SAP account teams which serve our customers. You would be joining one of the most elite presales teams in Middle East North . You will work with some of the most innovative technologies in the industry. You will be empowered and supported to do what is right for our customers while expressing your creativity and ingenuity. Our Solution Advisors shine doing what they love to do - help people, tell stories and connect opportunity to a solutionwith PASSION!
The Role
The primary role of the Finance Solution Advisor would be to focus on presenting the value of SAP Finance and Risk Management portfolio. This Solution Advisor would possess advanced/expert level knowledge of Treasury, Cash Management, Investment, Debt and FX Risk Management. This advisor would also be able to understand the deep integration and financial experience. In this role, the advisor will be asked to learn Best Run Finance to help position the intelligent enterprise and showcase the value to both the C Suite and Office the CFO.
The Solution Advisor interacts with prospective customers through executive meetings, discovery conversations, solution demonstrations, executive presentations, and follow-up discussions. The primary role of the Solution Advisor during an active sales cycle is to gain acceptance from the customer that the SAP solution can solve the customer's problem and is the right choice over the other competitive offerings. During these cycles they may also take on the role of a Solution/Deal Captain. In addition to deal support, a Presales Senior Specialist collaborates with Sales and Industry Value Engineering teams to plan and execute business development strategies using Design Thinking tools and techniques.
The Solution Advisor is knowledgeable in finance business processes and adoption of new technologies. Additional value would be derived from having experience with cloud implementation best practice
As a specialist in the Finance and Risk Line of Business space, you will focus on one or more of the following areas:
  • Compose and deliver superior sales presentations covering SAP and partner software solutions to prospective customer audiences. The presentations must articulate the sales message, differentiate SAP, and leave a strong and positive impression to audiences which can include senior company executives.
  • Prepare and deliver value-based software demonstrations/presentations in support of sales cycles. Preparation includes personalization of materials to ensure delivery of a simple, appealing and compelling customer presentation.
  • In advance of a demonstration or key presentation, conduct discovery sessions with representatives from the prospective customer to build relationships with the customer and understand their unique needs.
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of SAP solutions and appropriate industries to maintain credibility with prospective customers. Provide proof points with relevant customer stories.
  • Support RFI & RFP completion in support of customer proposals.
  • Ability to effectively present to customers in a virtual environment using virtual technologies (Zoom, Teams, etc.).
  • Provide limited post-sale support to key customers primarily to the project/implementation team to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Able to lead as a Solution Captain when deals require complex solutions across multiple LOBs to support a successful customer presentation or demo.
  • Effectively leverage support teams who are there to support solution advisory success. (Global / Regional Solution Specialists, Center of Excellence, Industry Value Engineer, Solution HuBs, Deal Advisors, Solution Experience, Product Management).

  • Support one-to-many sales and marketing events both on-site and virtually.
  • Lead & support Design Thinking workshops to promote new and innovative solutions for customers and prospects.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to identify whitespace opportunities at accounts.

  • Develop close relationships with market unit sales teams to promote effective sales methodologies.
  • Participate in demo scenario design and planning and assist in configuration as needed. Participate in new product release input and testing and training of peers.
  • Serve as a champion for or participate as a leader in Line of Business or Solution Hubs and provide knowledge transfer to colleagues as needed.

While people might not use word Guru out loud to describe you, it is what they will be thinking!
Qualifications and Experience - Do yours line up
Hint: you don't have to be an expert in everything and it's okay if you haven't had a Presales role in the past. If what you've read so far excites you, we want to talk!
  • 10+ years of experience SAP Finance implementation
  • Experience in one or more of the following functional areas: Finance Operations, Financial Planning & Analytics, Accounting & Financial Close, Treasury & Working Capital Management, Enterprise Risk and Management
  • Experience in Finance operations is a plus
  • Demonstrates strong track record successful engagements implementing SAP (preferably) Treasury Financial Solutions
  • Expert knowledge/expertise on end-to-end processes/solution for banking, cash, and treasury risk management is a plus
  • Public accounting or internal audit experience a plus
  • Experience in sales and sales processes
  • 7+ years of presales experience preferred
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills English and Arabic national language

  • Bachelor equivalent: minimum requirement
  • Master equivalent: preferred MBA
  • Certified Treasury Professional / Ph.D.: optional

We build breakthroughs together
SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.
We win with inclusion
SAP's culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone - regardless of background - feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: [Confidential Information].
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Requisition ID: 346318 | Work Area: Presales | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

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