Microsoft Corporation Finance Manager in Redmond, Washington
Finance Manager – CFT Revenue and Gross Margin Analysis
Interested in understanding Microsoft’s big picture and total Company financials? Join the Central Finance Team (CFT). CFT plays a key role in understanding business performance, managing the forecasting and reporting processes to help drive high quality strategic decisions. Key customers include Executives (CEO, CFO, and Corporate VPs), finance leadership and engineering/sales/corporate finance teams.
Our team is responsible for delivering comprehensive P&L reporting, as well as providing messaging and forward-looking guidance to investor relations, senior management, and board of directors. Our work directly impacts how senior company executives, the board of directors, Wall Street analysts, shareholders, and employees perceive the financial outlook for the company.
We are looking for a finance manager who will play a key role in understanding and messaging our company-wide monthly and quarterly earnings results. Core responsibilities include:
Lead monthly analysis of business performance
Understand and analyze drivers such as market size, pricing and volumes
Prepare monthly and quarterly Executive level reporting
Contribute to external guidance process with machine learning forecasts
Support quarterly Board of Directors and External Investor deliverables
Drive special projects as required
Minimum 3 years of demonstrated work experience in finance
Degree in finance, accounting or equivalent is required
Systems, tools and technology savvy; financial reporting and power Excel expertise is a must; prior knowledge of Microsoft tools is a plus; strong PowerPoint skills are a plus
Detail oriented & thorough, with ability to think ‘big picture’ and understand the key trends and levers that drive Microsoft's business
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, particularly strong with cross-group collaboration and executive presence
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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .
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