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Microsoft Corporation

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Microsoft Corporation - Fargo, ND

Job locationUS-ND-FargoDate posted1 day agoJob number2017-351800Job categoryFin Plan & Analysis & ControllershipTravelNoneEmployment typeFull-TimeRole typeIndividual ContributorOverviewAre you a highly motivated and confident finance professional looking for a challenging role working with business partners across Microsoft? Then you may have just found the next role in your career path.In this role which reports to a Senior Finance Manager, you will focus on governing accounting activities while proactively working towards solutions and helping others succeed. Cross group collaboration, awareness of others and adhering to policy and standards are key to success in addition to concentrating on accuracy, compliance and risk management.ResponsibilitiesEstablishes and maintains healthy, mutually beneficial partnership while serving as an expert on accounting functions and contextual knowledge for assigned business partners, maintaining strict confidentiality where applicableProactively drives to conflict resolution with business partners, team members or vendor employeesWith solid accounting knowledge, reviews journal entries, account reconciliations, postings and other accounting-related work, proactively working through anomalies, while meeting business partner and corporate deadlinesPerforms analysis to provide business partner with clear, accurate reporting while providing guidance to help support the businessAnticipates business partner needs & identifies new sources of information in order to support business strategy Investigates and resolves business partner inquiries, accounting deviations and other data anomalies in a timely mannerInterprets policies and applies control processes to ensure compliance and manages risk per established standardsIdentifies and researches deviations as related to system errors and logs issues accordingly by providing comprehensive, step-by-step documentationGoverns vendor employee work per the business process outsourcing model to ensure accuracy and compliance with policies, standards and deadlines while proactively providing feedback to vendor management and recommending improvementsQualificationsBA/BS (4 year) degree in Finance or Accounting or related field5 years of hands-on experience in financial accounting processesProficiency in MS Office – with advanced Excel skills & extensive experience using multiple formulas and pivot tables with strong ability to manipulate large volumes of dataAbility to operate in a dynamic, fast moving environment while conforming to tight deadlinesPropensity to learn and identify opportunities for improvementAbility to deal with ambiguity, exercise sound business judgment and show strong sense of certainty by standing firm where appropriateStrong verbal & written communication, interpersonal and cross group collaboration skills 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 to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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Accountant Microsoft Corporation - Fargo, ND, United States

   

Location: Fargo, ND

Company Profile:
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices. Its Windows division offers Windows operating system; Windows Services suite of applications and Web services, including Outlook.com and SkyDrive; Surface RT and Pro devices; and PC accessories. The company’s Server and Tools division provides server software, cloud-based services, and solutions; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. Its products include Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, System Center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. The company’s Online Services division offers online information and content, including Bing, Bing Ads, and MSN. Its Microsoft Business division provides software and online services, such as Microsoft Office system consisting of Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, and Microsoft Office project and office Visio; and Microsoft Dynamics business solutions, including Microsoft Dynamics ERP and Dynamics CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company’s Entertainment and Devices division offers products and services designed to entertain and connect people. Its products include Xbox entertainment platform, including Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online. It has a strategic partnership with DocuSign, Inc. and Ooyala. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.