Sr. Finance Manager – Modern Work & Security, Central Revenue Team

Microsoft

Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time

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Join the Modern Workplace & Security finance team and play an integral role in shaping the future of our business. Our Microsoft 365 offering is the world’s productivity cloud and the only comprehensive solution that empowers everyone with an integrated, secure experience on any device. Leading organizations are choosing our AI infused premium offerings for their advanced security, communications, and productivity experiences to unlock new scenarios of digital transformation. The team works across engineering, marketing, and sales teams to develop solutions to deliver against this journey. Our core products include productivity, communication, analytics, management, security, and compliance. You will learn partnership and have an ability to impact across many key business functions including product, go to market strategy as well as business planning & development.

The role is primarily responsible for managing MW & Security Scorecard and Senior Leadership messaging by bringing together key themes and stories across Modern Workplace & Security. To be successful, the ideal candidate should be self-motivated, with unquestionable analytical horsepower, being able to rapidly identify business drivers/levers and translate business performance at an executive altitude. Being results oriented will ensure ability to keep pace with this rapidly evolving organization, but also play a pivotal role in leading transformation across the business. Executive maturity and balanced self-awareness will be crucial in influencing business partners and assuming a leadership position spanning beyond the pure finance mandate.

Responsibilities

Core Responsibilities:

Partnership

  • Provides monthly insights on Scorecard across MW & Security products requiring tight partnership with key stakeholders across IDEAS, Pillar Health, and Go-To-Market teams in bringing new insights and focus areas
  • Plays a pivotal role in bringing teams together and on point for scorecard related items for MW & Security and IDEAs
  • Drive rhythm of business with key stakeholders in alignment with corporate and organizational timelines
  • Partners with MSIO team on GM related requests

Prioritize

  • Owns all-up MW & Security messaging to the SLT and Scorecard by owning content, driving alignment with PMG and running monthly SLT meetings with PMG and MCAPS teams
  • On point for presenting the scorecard and SLT content to senior leaders
  • Responsible for other ad-hoc SLT items such as supporting Strategy Days
  • Summarize and communicate results in a timely manner, including key business insights, to CFO
  • Coordinates and runs a tight rhythm with key stakeholders to land SLT and Field Scorecard Targets

Protect

  • Owns the audit readiness processes for set of Non-Financial Disclosures (NFD)
  • Works with Corporate Accounting on external reporting (10-Q/10-K MD&A)
  • 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.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Finance or Economics; MBA preferred
  • 4+ years related work experience including leadership positions
  • Impact & Influence: Ability to collaborate and coordinate multiple stakeholders is critical Must be able to effectively partner with and influence key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Passion for technology and curious to further learn the how and why behind the numbers
  • Ability to drive simplicity within a complex and matrixed environment
  • Excellent communication, cross group collaboration and interpersonal skills, able to simplify complicated materials and tell an altitude-appropriate story
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Expert skills required in MS Excel, PowerPoint; MS Finance tools like MSRA preferred

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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