Technical Support Advisor - Accounts

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne
Job ID
2017-17042
Category
Customer Support and Service
Position Type
full-time

Overview

Technical Support Advisor (Accounts)

Newcastle – £18,250 + OTE

 

Career Development

After 9 months, you could be eligible for the Solutions Specialist role, where your basic salary could increase to £20,500.

 

Within this role you’ll become an “Accounts Guru” by getting it right every time for our customers!

 

Do you have excellent customer service skills?

Do you have the ability to maximise business opportunities which truly benefit our customers?

Do you have a passion for technology and are you confident using IT systems?

 

As an Accounts Guru, you will empower our customers to succeed in business by advising on how they can get the most out of their current product, as well as educating on other software and services that will save them time and money. This expert support will be provided by phone, email or live chat.

 

If you embrace technology, put customers at the heart of everything you do and are up for a challenge, this role is a perfect match. Successful candidates will become part of a market-leading support team and will go through an intensive learning experience - we’ll make sure that you are fully supported at every stage. In addition, as part of your career at Sage we will support you with personal development activities that ensure you develop the skills that will help to deliver the short and long-term aspirations of Sage, as well as meeting your own career goals

 

What we offer

To recognise the difference you make to our customers we commit to rewarding you well! As well as a salary of £18,250 our fantastic benefits package includes:

  • An employer-contributing pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) a year increasing with service
  • Life Assurance of 4 x annual salary
  • Income Protection scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers salary sacrifice scheme
  • Healthcare Cash Plan which covers over £1,000 of everyday healthcare costs
  • Sharesave scheme which is an opportunity to invest in Sage at a discounted price
  • Discounted travel insurance, dental insurance, health assessments and travel passes/loans
  • Reward Gateway which is an exclusive discount scheme with access to 1000s of High Street and online retailers.

Responsibilities

What we look for

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Great questioning skills.
  • Commercially minded and willing to learn.
  • Previous technical support experience is desirable, but not essential.
  • Ability to work towards targets which includes personal performance, customer service and identifying new business opportunities.

Company Information

Our Story


Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

 

Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

 

An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.

 

Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.

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