BlackLine
BlackLine automates and controls financial close processes for midsize and large organizations.
Woodland Hills, CA
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Sales Executive (AR) at BlackLine

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Job Summary
The Enterprise Sales Executive is responsible for the entire sales process from prospecting to closing business. This role is selling BlackLine’s products to Controllers & CFOs of large corporations with annual revenue greater than $750 million. The Sales Executive is assigned an account list to manage, develop and market BlackLine’s solutions to secure new business in our Software-as-a-Service business model. Working in collaboration with sales leadership and the sales operations team, the Sales Executive engages with VP, Sr. VP and C-level contacts within prospective customers developing relationships and closing business at or above expected and assigned levels per period.

Roles and Responsibility (list in order of importance)

  • Generating pipeline that leads to closed revenue and quota attainment
  • Selling on value and return on investment vs. technical functionality
  • Explain the value of AR, its ability to deliver cost savings through process standardization, automation, Robotic Process Automation and AI
  • Building credibility and trust while influencing buying decisions
  • Uncovering business initiatives and pain points to map back our solutions across multiple lines of business
  • Building account strategy and territory plan by account tiering
  • Collaborating with and leveraging Marketing & Business Development to maximize revenue production
  • Creating demand by uncovering business problems and matching them to our value proposition
  • Having a deep understanding of the way businesses operate, and the priorities that drive decisions from the C-level
  • Collaborate with other BlackLine teams including pre-sales, value engineering, product, operations, and legal.
  • Ensures opportunities are accurately reflected and maintained in Salesforce
  • Achieve annual sales targets and average monthly revenue quotas on a consistent basis
  • Perform all required training in a timely fashion.
  • Willingness to be a helpful teammate within your sales team and the greater BL team.

 

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience in Related Field: 5+ years of experience successfully selling Enterprise software deals 7+ years SaaS specific

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Economics, IT, Finance or MBA preferred

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exhibits “hunter” mentality and possesses outstanding ability to close sales.
  • People-oriented professional with strong relationship building skills and a proven track record of growing a territory
  • Account planning and execution skills
  • History of successfully selling C-Level and across both IT and business units
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • A proven track record of driving and closing enterprise deals
  • Consistent overachievement of quota and revenue goals
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven consultative sales solution skills, including the ability to articulate a clear, concise return on investment value statement
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity, manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative, and team-oriented environment
  • Ability to adapt in a changing environment with a rapidly growing SaaS organization
  • Adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to listen and apply new learnings from your manager and teammates
  • Willingness to travel up to 50 percent of the time.
  • Experience selling SaaS software to large corporations

 

 

Other:

  • Knowledge of cloud SaaS industry, accounting background a bonus

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Independent work ethic with a strong ability to communicate often to/with the RVP
  • Clear understanding of a team-based sale, utilizing strong networking skills
  • Proven record of expertise in closing net new opportunities.
  • 5 years of experience in AR
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Where we are

BlackLine’s headquarters feature open work stations, informal lounge areas, a game room, a music room, quiet pods, training areas, and more.

Technology we use

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What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
BlackLine has been offering company wide virtual fitness classes such as, Aerobics and Yoga!
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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