The SMC-Corporate Finance team in the US Subsidiary is looking for a Senior Finance Manager with strong analytical and communication skills, business acumen, and personal leadership to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment to support and drive our growth ambitions for the US SMC-C Business ($4B+ revenue).
This role will support Microsoft’s commercial growth in a key growth segment for the US Subsidiary. You will have the opportunity to develop your financial analysis, product insights, business partnership, and communication skills, while driving impact across the business. To be successful, the individual needs to be highly collaborative, self-motivated, and curious in learning Segment, Product, and Sales Motions. Finance plays an integral part in developing growth strategies along with providing clarity to the sales team to drive tactical and financial/strategic execution of Microsoft’s business priorities.
Skills required to be successful are deep analytical skills, ability to work through ambiguity and in collaboration with cross functional teams, strong communication skills and ability to partner and influence senior decision makers. The role requires a high degree of agility and skill in navigating multiple stakeholder requirements across the Field, Digital, and Partner Sales organizations while enabling the accelerated growth aspirations for the business in an evolving and competitive market environment.
Perform analysis and research of present and future financial performance, financial plans (e.g., expected returns, resource allocation, investment opportunities) and economic transactions (e.g., customer deals, commercial partnerships, acquisitions, etc.).
Assists in the execution of business planning, forecasting, and outlook processes. Completes analysis, modeling, and research to support preliminary and adjusted forecast cycles; partners and solicits insight from business and commercial stakeholders.
Integrates varied data sources and assimilates the information into a comprehensive, clear narrative. Communicates results in a compelling and understandable message. Articulates understanding and awareness of business partner situation.
Maintains working knowledge of Microsoft financial systems, policies, and processes to evaluate potential impacts of changes, and drives improvements in efficiency and accuracy.
Leads efforts to leverage technology to increase productivity (e.g., report optimization) and to ensure accurate conclusions.
Provides business leader support and actionable insights during financial close periods. Reviews recurring financial reporting and presentations; identifies trends and formulates action plans. Determines financial results (e.g., revenue, profitability, OPEX, etc.) and conducts variance analyses; identifies variance causes and solutions. Collaborates to ensure execution of plans and accountability for results.
Provides business insights and recommendations to peers and stakeholders to achieve revenue and profitability goals and drive shareholder return, including resource allocation, revenue generation, trends, and future requirements. Manages and executes processes through engagement with internal and external stakeholders.
Ensures compliance with company policies, legal standards, and regulatory requirements by reviewing and monitoring accuracy of financial documents and business processes; drives corrective measures. Consults with business partners on sharing financial information, approved instruments and processes, and consistency with corporate policies.
Collaborates with Compliance groups to ensure team is current on company policies and procedures.
Diversity & Inclusion
To realize Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, all teams must help create a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full and authentic self, where all voices are heard, and where we do our best work as a result.
Personally commit to be an active and intentional participant in creating a diverse and inclusive Microsoft.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science, or related field AND 4+ years of post-graduate financial analysis, accounting, controllership, or finance work experience
OR Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science, or related field AND 2+ years of post-graduate financial analysis, accounting, controllership, or finance work experience
OR equivalent experience..
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