Microsoft Corporation Sr. Finance Manager - Controls and Compliance in Redmond, Washington

Do you enjoy a high level of responsibility and accountability? Are you a leader with passion to drive a strong internal controls environment? Microsoft’s Corporate Accounting organization is looking for a highly motivated expert to join our Finance Compliance Group and engage with IT and corporate engineering finance teams to provide compliance leadership. Partnering closely with senior leaders from IT, finance and business you will lead financial compliance efforts, ensure controls evolve to mitigate changing business risks, consult on control design and be a subject matter expert.

The successful candidate is a person with strong communication and cross-group collaboration skills and the ability to prioritize work against multiple deadlines. The successful candidate is highly motivated, flexible, and thrives in an ambiguous and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute a comprehensive controls and compliance program to drive a sustainable control environment

  • Establish and maintain relationships with assigned IT leaders to obtain insights into financial control risks including key projects, strategic initiatives and process changes

  • Assess and mitigate control risks prior to becoming material

  • Prioritize risks to related to IT systems, financial reporting and compliance as well as drive risk mitigation efforts

  • Review risk and issue mitigation plans as well as assess readiness to close issues once they are remediated

  • Provide controls and compliance related consulting

  • Maintain ongoing engagement with Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit and other business partners

  • Maintain strong understanding of IT General and Application Controls along with the related system risks

  • Serve as liaison with IT and engineering groups on SOX and Internal Audit remediation efforts

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Finance or Accounting or related field with preference for professional certifications such as CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.

  • 7+ years of related work experience

  • Experience designing and implementing risk assessments and internal controls.

  • Experience presenting/communicating/interacting with Senior Management, and across groups.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Excellent people skills, strong team player, ability to fit well with the team

  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries

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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