Job description :
The F&A solution Consultant is responsible for supporting the Sales team in closing small / medium / Large sized deals in the Finance & Accounting LOB within BPS.
He / she is responsible for supporting the sales team in winning the deal by putting together a solution (in collaboration with the SMEs) that addresses client requirements while ensuring Wipro’s interests are met.
Active involvement in the lead to closure cycle for BPS by leading the following activities :
RFx / Bid response
Create pro-active proposals for clients in discussion with sales teams
Coordination with all stakeholders (sales, solutions, operations, pricing, transition, technology, facilities et al) to ensure timely and high quality proposal submission
Manage client visits at Wipro centers during lead to closure cycle
The role will require acquiring thorough knowledge of Wipros capability and credentials in BPS and the existing solutions and offerings in this space.
Act as a custodian of all go to market (GTM) decks and offerings in the BPO space.
Experience in BPO pre-sales (bid management, due diligence etc.) managing global clientele will be a major advantage.
Good understanding of sales cycles and buying process
Building proposals and interaction with internal delivery, finance, legal, HR, marketing teams in developing account specific communique.
Pre-sales support in the form of responding to RFPs, RFIs, preparing proposals, presentations, creating research and business reports, handling client visits.
Establishing processes & templates for streamlined responses to RFPs, RFIs or other customer touch points.
Excellent communication skills is a key pre-requisite.
Prior experience in Finance and Accounting is mandatory.
Roles and Responsibilities :
Understand and translate buyer requirements into a standard solution offering deal approach, solution plan, proposal and cost estimate leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right collection of offerings
Collaborating as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other groups
Aligning final solution architecture (including statement of work, schedules and other contractual documents) with final terms and conditions
Commercial and Financial Responsibilities
Preparing the BD spend estimate, schedule, work plan, resource / sourcing plan
Understand and clearly define the input required to create cost estimates; Preparing the cost model estimates working with Service Delivery, Solution Management (if applicable) and to deliver the defined scope of services and contacts
Works with internal teams and client representatives to create agreeable terms for documents such as MSA, NDA etc as part of SL offering
Ensures legal, environment and other compliance as applicable in collaboration with the Legal, IMG, FMG and other support teams w.
r.t the Service Line offering
Knowledge Management :
Works on case studies to be published to the external world
Creates collaterals, account dockets etc that can be reused by the team
Creates standardized templates for replicating across RFPs
Functional Competencies :
Applying Market Research - Developing
Applying Client Research - Developing
Commercial estimation and Financial modeling - Proficient
Project Planning and Execution - Proficient
Negotiation - Developing
Proposal Writing - Expert
Desired Candidate Profile
CA / ICWA or Post Graduate Preferred
4-7 Yrs + of Work Experience including min 3-5 years in F&A pre sales & solutions.
Strong verbal communication, interpersonal, influencing and persuasion skills
Experience with Outsourcing in regards to Solution Planning / Deal Shaping preferred
Exposure to Analytics / Automation / Technology / Artificial Intelligence / Robotics
Experience in business development / sales strategy / proposal development would be a plus
Strong commitment to delivering value to clients
Strong business acumen and understanding of financials
Penchant for sales in BPO / Industry
Strong Client management experience
Good adaptability to different and changing environments
Good executive presence
Roles & Responsibilities :