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Finance Pre Sales Engineer



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Paris, France
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

Sweep is hiring an Finance Pre Sales Engineer, tasked with supporting the Finance Sales team to sell our solution to empower financial institutions to decarbonize across investments.

Working closely with the Finance Account Executives and Success team, you understand Sweep’s product market fit and have detailed technical knowledge of the Sweep product suite. You have a passion for understanding customer challenges and creatively building value solutions to resolve them. You are able to navigate a customer interaction that is both technical and business focused, with a variety of stakeholders including the C-level.

Climate change is the defining issue of our time. By empowering companies with technology that helps them manage their climate impact, we believe Sweep can make a meaningful contribution to a better future for all of us.

Ok, sounds promising. What will I be doing?

You are on the front line with the Enterprise Account Executives to close opportunities and make sure the success team can deliver great outcomes to our customers.

To be more specific, this includes:

  • Focus on financial actors to understand their challenges and goals through focused discovery sessions and workshops
  • Collaborate closely with the Finance Account Executives to coordinate closing complex opportunities
  • Assist salesperson with questions in RFPs and RFIs
  • Understanding of the financial industry and financial instruments.
  • Confidently present and articulate the business value of your proposed solution to business managers and executives
  • Demonstrate value for customers with Sweep’s product by delivering customized demos, evangelising our tools, and collaborating internally on narratives that align with the customer’s goals and maturity
  • Deeply understand the customers business objectives and develop a technology vision and roadmap to align with them
  • Act as the voice of the customer to inform our product team on insights, trends, and opportunities across our strategic accounts
  • Present at marketing events
  • Training and enablement of the sales team

That sounds just right for me. What do I need to bring?

Glad you asked. This is who we’re looking for:

Qualifications 🏆

  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role (pre-sales, sales engineer, solutions consultant)
  • Experience in software-as-a-service environments, ideally in the B2B Enterprise space
  • Ability to actively listen to customer requirements and provide a solution to address the customer’s business issues, maturity and technical requirements
  • Storytelling : outstanding presentation skills with the ability to tell a story that speaks to value and resonates with the audience
  • Experience working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to evolve in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of climate change is a clear plus
  • French and English speaker

Qualities 🧠

  • You have a passion for softwares and tech products
  • You’re an empathetic team player that is great at building lasting relationships, both internally and externally
  • A strategic thinker, who sees both the big picture and the smaller underlying mechanics
  • An expert communicator, with a knack for turning complex things into simple, engaging, creative and fun interactions.
  • A hands-on problem solver, self-motivated with a glass half-full attitude
  • An entrepreneurial mind, ready to launch and fail and iterate
  • Attuned to remote collaboration, using digital tools and meticulously documenting work
  • A desire and ambition to grow, mentor and support other members on the team

Copy that. And what’s in it for me?

You will be joining an exciting young business that has the humble ambition to change the world. With a proven track record in starting companies, we’re planning to hit the ground running and have an impact fast. Joining this journey right at the beginning allows you to really help shape our path.

Our hybrid work model, with hiring focussed around our head offices in Paris, London and Montpellier, allows us to balance our personal and professional lives while staying connected and engaged with colleagues and clients.

We’re big believers in creating successful businesses that are good for everyone, including society and the planet. That’s why we have a B Corporation status.

We think this will be the ride of our lives. And maybe yours, too.