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Who we are

Careers

Our story

Like the business builders we serve, Sage began as a modest British startup with a big ambition.

Our founder David Goldman wanted to automate accounting processes in his own business. Working with a team of Newcastle University students, he developed software to make it happen and realised other businesses could benefit from this too. In 1981, our founder David Goldman faced a problem. He wanted to create quotes quickly for his print business and keep track of his accounts. So David worked with a team from Newcastle including Dr. Paul Muller, a computer expert who worked with NASA and student Graham Wylie. Some eight years later, Sage was listed on the London Stock Exchange with a £20m valuation.

Sage has over 12 000 employees and serves millions of customers in 24 countries across Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia, Latin America and North America.

What we do

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

We help drive today’s business builders with a new generation of solutions to manage everything from money to people.

Our social and mobile technology provides live information to enable our business builders make fast, informed decisions anytime, anywhere in the world. We support our business builders for life by offering choice, support, expertise and innovation. We champion their causes and provide world-class advice and support when you need it most.

Our vision

Purpose

To transform the way people think and work, so their organisations can thrive.

Vision

We want to become a great SaaS company for our customers and colleagues alike.

3 Lenses

These are our main areas of focus: 

  • Customer Success
  • Colleague Success
  • Innovation

Our values

Customers always come first.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. They are why we are here and we could not exist without them.

Velocity

We are agile and action orientated, we keep things simple, deliver at pace and are overachieve.

Do the right thing.

Our employees are aligned and we trust each other to do the right thing to enable our customers to succeed.

Innovate

We create new ways of doing things and deliver innovative solutions our customers need to help their business grow.

Make a difference

Sage is a great place to work and our employees make a positive difference to our local communities by relentlessly supporting our customers and their businesses to be successful.

Diversity and inclusion

Action groups

We have action groups covering the 23 countries we operate in. Their role is to actively support our diversity agenda, identify country priorities, and engage with Sage colleagues to make a difference.

Unconscious bias training

We train our colleagues to be mindful of unconscious bias so everyone in our business understands how they could overcome bias and make objective decisions in the workplace.

Women in technology

We are committed to increasing the number of women in leadership and technology roles in Sage. We work with schools and universities supporting the STEM agenda. We ensure our recruitment processes and apprenticeship programmes attract a broad range of candidates. Our Women's Mentoring Programme supports our objective to increase the number of women in leadership and technology roles.

Mentoring programme

We launched our [email protected] Mentoring Programme in 2016. Our mentors are 50 % male and 50 % female and come from across our organisation and include all of our Executive Committee. Although this formal initiative is aimed at women at Sage, informal mentoring already happens across the business every day and we have designed guidance, training and tools to equip mentors and mentees with the skills they need.

Building a global foundation for change.

Sage Foundation is committed to taking action to build sustainable social, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities in our local communities. For Sage, this is the right way to do business.

Find the role that is right for you.

We have opportunities across departments such as marketing, product and sales in any one of our 24 locations around the world. One of them is bound to be right for you.