We are looking for a Pre-Sales Solutions Specialist - Compliance

to join our team in London, England, United Kingdom

FIS a Global Leader in Financial Systems Software with 55,000 employee worldwide, are seeking a Pre-Sales Specialist to join the compliance group in Canary Wharf.

FIS solutions for capital markets help banks, broker-dealers, futures commission merchants and other financial institutions improve the efficiency, transparency and control of their trading and processing. From market connectivity, trade execution and securities financing to accounting, data management and tax reporting, our solutions provide cross-asset support for the entire trade lifecycle. We help our customers increase efficiency, make more informed decisions, improve their use of capital and manage risk more effectively. For more information, please visit www.sungard.com/capitalmarkets

The ideal candidate must have background experience in financial services having supported financial applications (regulatory compliance solutions) in a presales/consultancy capacity. The role is expected to be supporting pre sales activity for the EMEA region and provide subject matter expertise related to MAD II and MifiD II regulatory compliance requirements. The solution specialist will work closely with the sales, product management and other groups to create value for our clients through in depth sales support discussions around market trends, regulatory landscape and product functionality demos. The candidate should be software system savvy and should carry knowledge and familiarity of market abuse, employee monitoring and suitability regulatory reporting requirements for EMEA regulators.

Typical activity breakdowns:

•Answering to functional and technical queries of RFIs and RFPs.
•Assisting Sales teams in responding to sales related queries.
•Generating pre-sales support documents.
•Performing presentations and demonstrations of the software solutions to prospects and clients
•Build and maintain use case and demonstration setups of specific software modules
•Preparing and conducting product workshops and/or proof of concepts on clients/prospect sites.
•Proactively engage in business development efforts, and work closely with product and marketing teams to build thought leadership content, marketing campaigns and sales collateral.
•Track regulatory updates and provide summarized write ups for internal product and development teams to keep them abreast of upcoming regulatory changes and provide regional/global insights through research
•Assist sales team during the sales process


•Experience in selling and supporting financial regulatory compliance solutions
•Strong knowledge of MAD II, MifiD II requirements and familiarity with regional EMEA regulatory requirements for market manipulation, insider trading, suitability monitoring, employee personal trading monitoring
•Awareness on competitive solutions such as Actimize, SMARTS (Nasdaq OMX), Star Compliance, Thomson Reuters

Additional Requirement:

General degree in IT fields is valued and greatly enhances the candidate’s credentials.  Industry accreditations and affiliations would also greatly enhance the candidate’s qualifications.

Certain skill sets are valuable:

•Strong business analysis and interpersonal skills are required
•Works effectively in a team environment as well as being self-motivated
•Comfortable working in a being flexible role and temporarily work outside of strict role definitions
•Ability to interact with all levels of a prospective customer’s organization and internal teams, especially technical and compliance staff
•Flexible regular after-hours (evening) conference meeting with regional teams
•Must be prepared to travel

Interested to find out more? Apply now to become part of the FIS team! We look forwards to recieving your application.