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Account Executive

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Paris - Paris - France



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Description & Requirements


UKG is looking for a proven Account Executive to market and sell our industry leading, Cloud Based HR Shared Services, Document Management, and HR Delivery Services solutions.

The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to successfully sell enterprise software solutions to senior-level executives. In addition, has ideally sold SAAS Solutions in all or most of the following: payroll, HRIS, HCM, onboarding, talent management, performance management, document management, CRM, enterprise content management or digital certification/identity solutions to HR, IT or HRIS leaders.

Responsibilities include securing new business leads/opportunities through a variety of channels, conducting virtual and live presentations around our solutions and capabilities, building consensus, negotiating and closing long-term agreements with enterprise accounts.

• Manage your assigned marketplace / territory
• Build consensus within prospective accounts
• Develop, negotiate and close long-term agreements with accounts in your assigned marketplace/territory
• Uncover needs and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders within the assigned accounts across the Lines of Business, IT, Procurement and Senior Management
• Conduct virtual and live presentations around our solutions


Desired skills and expertise:
• Minimum of 5 years software sales experience, successfully selling high level corporate software/technology solutions at the executive level
• Exceptional sales performance history that can be confirmed through references and documentation
• Experience selling a Software as a Service (SaaS) application is a big plus
• Must be comfortable demonstrating software and speaking to technical and non-technical executives alike
• Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence
• Aggressive, hard-working, persuasive, persistent, self-motivated, and productive
• Multitasking and strong time management skills
• Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• BA/BS degree or equivalent
• English fluent

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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