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Business Administrator - WDG Finance

Microsoft Corporation - Redmond, WA

Business Administrator - WDG Finance

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Redmond

Washington

If you have initiative, drive, and are looking to be part of a fun energetic team - this job is for you!

The WDG Finance Team is looking for an experienced and energetic Business Administrator. The ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for making managers and organizations better - through relationships, leadership, and keeping things running with great process. This position requires someone who is organized; has excellent communication skills; considers themselves a leader; and the ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with little direction. The ability to learn new tasks and respond in an appropriate manner in a rapidly changing environment is important to the success of this role.

Responsibilities

Core job responsibilities are:

Build and maintain good business relationships with executive level and counterpart administrative staff both internally and across the organization

Provide administrative support to GM & Senior Director including scheduling and coordinating logistics for meetings, making travel arrangements and processing expenses.

Deliver Rhythm of the Business processes, including one-on-one’s, budget reviews, leadership meetings, All-Hands meetings, etc.

Anticipate business needs; make administrative decisions and requests for information on behalf of the Principal Director based on the understanding of business group priorities.

Exercise sound judgment, tact, diplomacy, integrity and professionalism in all transactions to include communicating and working with highly confidential and sensitive information.

Provide general administrative support for two international teams of approximately 80, including but not limited to, space coordination, tracking capital equipment/assets, and reconciling operating expense budgets. Other responsibilities include planning morale events and offsite meetings, ordering supplies/hardware/software, setting up new hires and individual moves.

Work closely with the WDG Finance Admin team to ensure all administrative procedures unique to WDG Finance are handled as required and that all group support is running smoothly.

Strong ROB and budget management skills are a must.

Qualifications

The successful individual will have:

At least 5 years of experience supporting an executive in a fast paced environment required.

Ability to act with executive presence and diplomacy, critical for interaction with all levels of Microsoft employees and executives cross group.

Keen sense of confidentiality

Candidate should possess the ability to act with sense of urgency and willingness to change directions at a moment’s notice; ability to stay calm under pressure; ability to work independently, take ownership and drive issues to resolution.

Able to work successfully in a team environment, build effective working relationships inside and outside group with varying levels of collaborators and accommodate working styles and perspectives of diverse individuals and groups.

In depth knowledge and proficiency of MS systems and products including Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Excel, Windows and the ability to learn new internal systems quickly and with proficiency is critical.

BA/BS Degree 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 to askstaff@microsoft.com .

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Location: Redmond, WA

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.