Enterprise Sales Executive

2 weeks agoRemote

Get to Know Us:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing!

At Blackline, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications.

Since being founded in 2001, BlackLine has become a leading provider of cloud software that automates and controls the entire financial close process. Our vision is to modernize the finance and accounting function to enable greater operational effectiveness and agility, and we are committed to delivering innovative solutions and services to empower accounting and finance leaders around the world to achieve Modern Finance.

Being a best-in-class SaaS Company, we understand that bringing in new ideas and innovative technology is mission critical. At BlackLine we are always working with new, cutting edge technology that encourages our teams to learn something new and expand their creativity and technical skillset that will accelerate their careers.

Work, Play and Grow at BlackLine!

Make Your Mark:

The Enterprise Sales Executive is responsible for the entire sales process from prospecting to closing business. This role involves selling BlackLine's products to Controllers & CFOs of large corporations with annual revenue greater than $750 million. As the Sales Executive, you will be assigned an account list to manage, develop and market BlackLine's solutions to secure new business in our Software-as-a-Service business model. You will collaborate with sales leadership and sales operations teams as well as engage 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.

You'll Get To:

  • Generate the pipeline that leads to closed revenue and quota attainment.
  • Sell 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.
  • Build credibility and trust while influencing buying decisions.
  • Uncover business initiatives and pain points to map back our solutions across multiple lines of business.
  • Build account strategy and territory plan by account tiering.
  • Collaborate with and leverage Marketing & Business Development to maximize revenue production.
  • Create demand by uncovering business problems and match them to our value proposition.
  • Collaborate with other BlackLine teams including pre-sales, value engineering, product, operations, and legal.
  • Ensure 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.

What You'll Bring:

  • 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.
  • An outstanding ability to close sales by exhibiting a "hunter" mentality.
  • 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.
  • A 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.
  • Experience selling SaaS software to large corporations.
  • Bilingual in French preferred

We're Even More Excited If You Have:

  • Education: MBA.
  • A strong knowledge of cloud SaaS industry with an accounting background.
  • 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.

Thrive at BlackLine Because You Are Joining:

  • A technology-based company with a sense of adventure and a vision for the future. Every door at BlackLine is open. Just bring your brains, your problem-solving skills, and be part of a winning team at the world's most trusted name in Finance Automation!
  • A culture that is kind, open, and accepting. It's a place where people can embrace what makes them unique, and the mix of cultural backgrounds and varying interests cultivates diverse thought and perspectives.
  • A culture where BlackLiner's continued growth and learning is empowered. BlackLine offers a wide variety of professional development seminars and inclusive affinity groups to celebrate and support our diversity.

BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.


Job ID: blackline-2898-en-us

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led