Account Executive, Financial Services Sales at AvidXchange (Birmingham, AL)

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About AvidXchange

AvidXchange is a leader in automating invoice and payment processes for mid-market businesses. Last year, we processed 53 million transactions across our network of more than 700,000 suppliers, transforming the way 7,000+ customers in North America pay their bills. By trade, we are a technology company, but if you ask anyone that works here, they'll tell you our people are at the core of who we are. We are all entrepreneurs who love to innovate and win with a passion for serving our customers. While we take personal ownership of our everyday work, we recognize that we only win as a team. At AvidXchange, it's not a "me" thing, it's a "we" thing.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, we have over 1,500 employees working in one of our seven offices or remotely. At AvidXchange, you'll have the opportunity to tackle tough, complex challenges, working side-by-side with amazing talented teammates. And in doing so, our goal is to enable you to discover your maximum potential - while being your unique, authentic self at work. If that sounds like you, come join the team!

Job Overview

The purpose of the Account Executive sales position is to grow the AvidXchange customer base from the acquisition of new business generated through direct sales. The Account Executive will work with Mid-Market companies to build rapport and sell the value of the AvidXchange product set. Success will come from a sales process-driven mentality, skill, and productivity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Exceed monthly revenue objectives focused on customer segment execution
  • Provide a great buying experience for prospects, customers, and resellers
  • Utilize Salesforce.com to manage leads, activity and opportunities to close revenue and provide insight to leadership
  • Professionally represent AvidXchange and its offerings
  • Create customer excitement by showing customers how to use AvidXchange solutions
  • Support a team environment by sharing best practices and maintaining a winning mindset
  • Effectively prioritize and maximize call time and appointments to generate leads, advance the decision-making process, and close sales
  • Meet minimum productivity requirements and service levels set forth by the company


Required Education, Skills, and Qualification

  • Highly skilled at building relationships with senior decision makers in mid-market to enterprise companies; AP Manager, Controller, CFO, Procurement & IT.
  • Ability to understand strategic priorities, business needs, and pain points
  • Identify opportunities and make recommendations to leadership re: ways to sell AvidXchange solutions
  • Ability to utilize a "solutions selling approach" to advance new customers through the decision-making process
  • Results-oriented and able to thrive by self-motivation
  • Effective in creating a compelling reason to buy through defined marketing messaging and the presentation of AvidXchange value propositions
  • Ability to remove objections, both business and competitive, to advance and win the opportunity
  • Ability to effectively manage time resulting in maximized productivity
  • Technically capable of using and demonstrating AvidXchange solutions
  • Thoughtful on pricing, negotiation skills
  • Proactive and self-driven learning style
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change and new technologies quickly


Preferred Education, Skills, and Qualification

  • Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 3 years of prior relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree, finance, business, economics, marketing, accounting, computer science, SaaS related
  • 3+ years' specific vertical experience
  • Experience in both inside and outside sales, preferably with a financial services firm, software and/or technology firm or related
  • Knowledge of accounting (AR/AP), accounting systems, Credit/Treasury, wealth management
  • Success in selling solutions to C level executives in mid-market companies, especially the CFO (typically $25mm to $1B in revenues)
  • Experience with automated accounts payable solutions and/or selling utilities solutions (preferred)
  • Competitive Knowledge of the AP Landscape (preferred)
  • Experience with Salesforce.com or other similar contact management solutions
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales quotas.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

AvidXchange is an equal opportunity employer. AvidXchange is committed to equal employment opportunity in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. AvidXchange will not discriminate against applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis. This includes, but is not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age and physical or mental disability.

Other details
  • Job Family Sales and Marketing
  • Job Function Sales & Account Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Professional

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More Information on AvidXchange
AvidXchange operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC, Somerset, NJ, Pembroke, MA, Houston, TX, Columbus, MS, Birmingham, AL and Sandy, UT. AvidXchange was founded in 2000. It has 1300 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 21 open jobs at AvidXchange, click here.
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