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Sales Specialist - Financial Viability and Ratings


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

The role:

The Financial Viability and Ratings Sales Specialist role is a business development position for a consultative specialist in the field of financial assessments, credit ratings and commercial risk. The role responsible for pipeline management, developing strategic plans, realizing revenue growth, providing thought leadership, engaging with industry and liaising with the sales, product and marketing team as necessary.

What you’ll do:

  • First point of contact for Financial Viability and Ratings services

  • Play a key role in building relationships with customers

  • Explore the characteristics of sales opportunities and define the needs of the customer in respect to agreed value focused opportunities

  • Support and drive sales and marketing campaign initiatives related to new customer acquisition, customer cross sell and customer channel migration activities and hunting new sales opportunities.

  • Develop strategic plans, including forward-looking product roadmaps, to develop and grow the FVR business, in collaboration with the FVR senior leadership team 

  • Run roadshows and present at industry group seminars and forums where required.

  • Write professional tender responses suitable for government or private sector request for tenders, while collaborating with Products, Operations, Marketing, Legal and Compliance to ensure fit-for-purpose and competitive responses are delivered.

  • Work with Product to define customization and enhancements for the delivery of solutions to customers

  • Keep abreast of industry legislation and environment changes.

What experience you need:

  • Demonstrated excellence and experience in B2B sales to Corporate or Government clients.

  • Expertise preferably in selling either data, analytics, insights or technology solutions.

  • Proven consultative sales experience, with a track record of being able to move through a sales cycle to sales closure. Needs to be able to sell complex solutions and being able to influence buying-centers, such as procurement.

  • Demonstrated experience in selling solutions to c-level clients.

  • Demonstrated capability in writing tender responses and defending the contents and recommendations to external stakeholders

What could set you apart:

  • A highly influential network that has the potential to deliver profitable new business to Equifax

  • Financial accounting knowledge is a plus.

We believe that when we’re at our best, we can do our best. Equifax offers policies and programs that support our employees’ financial and personal wellbeing with additional leave days, hybrid working environment, employee assistance program and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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