SAP Presales Solution Expert - SAP Finance and Controls Job in Montreal, Canada

Requisition ID: 122998

Work Area: Sales

Expected Travel: 0 - 40%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

The Presales Solution Expert identifies, understands, and defines customer needs in order to develop and maintain standard product demonstrations and materials to close business and increase revenue. Provides additional support to account executives and conducts demonstrations for strategic purposes, including tradeshows and SAPPHIRE. The Presales Expert is considered one of the most knowledgeable Presales persons on a given solution in the Business unit they support. As the Presales Finance Expert for Eastern Canada/Quebec, you will be looked to as a SAP FI-CO (Finance and Controls) and HANA solutions and Finance Practice expert.

Deal Execution / Demonstration Lead Tasks:

Responsible for highly complex / visible pre-sales and/or post-sales support of company products/systems.

Provides advanced-level technical support to complex sales presentations and product demonstrations.

Provides answers to customer / internal SAP team inquiries concerning advanced solution topics.

Provides software development and consultation to prospective customers.

Supports regional and offshore Demo Architect teams to build demos based upon customer requirements to demonstrate feasibility of the application, often requiring rapid prototyping.

Will participate in demo system design, planning and spec-out configuration requirements if needed.

Participate in new product release input, testing and training of peers.

Strategic Tasks:

Quickly establishes oneself as the thought leader of the VAT and fine tunes account strategy.

Guides team in creation of overall theme & competitive differentiation (value wedges)

Executes vigorous dry runs on strategic deals and customer engagements.

Effectively transitions engagement to implementation partner / Field Services

Is proactive in sharing their knowledge with the greater presales community through Solution Hubs or other enterprise social media where collaboration takes place.


10 years of presales experience and/or consulting experience in SAP Office of the CFO (finance suite of applications)with strong understanding of processes and solutions that have impact on finance (customer, supplier and core processes).

Speaks fluent French

Accounting Certification a plus

Solution specialist (or equivalent customer facing) experience in areas appropriate to the job

Expert knowledge/expertise on end to end processes/solution matching

Experience in sales and sales processes

Excellent presentation and communication skills English: proficient

Business level local language: expert Fluent English spoken and written

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

CPA preferred, but not required


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