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Group Finance Manager - C E Revenue Central and Partnership Team

Microsoft Corporation - Redmond, WA

Group Finance Manager - C E Revenue Central and Partnership Team




If you are looking for big business and finance challenges, an opportunity to have an impact in the future of cloud computing, a place to grow your career while we grow the business, and have fun in the process, this role in Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise Revenue Team is for you.

The Cloud & Enterprise Revenue Team is seeking an experienced Group Finance Manager to lead the Central and Partnership team, with strong skills in People Management, influencing for scalable impact, business partnership, process excellence and leading through change.

This is a unique and exciting role and we are looking for a high-caliber candidate who thrives in fast paced, dynamic environments. The business relies heavily on a strong finance partnership to enable success and you will have the ability to exercise significant influence in this pivotal role. The role will provide you with an opportunity to lead a high performing team with highly motivated individuals who are known to land scalable impact. This role will lead the FP&A team for Cloud and Enterprise through forecast, ROB, investment decisions/ROI and Planning deliverables. You will get a great opportunity to influence key stakeholders through the critical processes in the company for this strategic business including target setting for C E business (On prem and cloud). The role provides a unique end to end perspective of the C E business during this critical time of change. If you have a proven ability to effectively manage and influence stakeholders across the company, are invested in mentoring and growing people, have the ability to set a vision and motivate people, possess superior business intuition skills, then you are a great candidate for this position. Success attributes critical to the role include;

A passion to Attract, develop and retain talented finance leaders

Commitment to build and drive an inclusive environment where people can do their best work

Ability to drive results through influence

Motivation to solve complex business issue and land scalable solutions to drive long term impact

Effective collaboration and influence skills across multi-disciplinary teams at all levels of the organization


Key Responsibilities:

Imbibe the leadership principles of Microsoft of creating Clarity, generating energy and delivering success

Invest in development and career management for the team members

Recognize and understand underlying business and market drivers and the competitive landscape across C E products.

Drive change through key ROB activities such as Close, forecast and planning

Influence targets by working with various leaders across business and finance to set the direction for the company. Play a pivotal role in landing targets with the field counterparts.

Drive influencing strategy for C E businesses landing key strategies such as compensation strategy and investment strategy.

Build strong relationships with Marketing business partners and be the single point of contact for them

One of the single most important characteristics of an ideal candidate is passion for technology and willingness to dive into the business and build recommendations to help guide the business in the right direction. The person should be able to build and nurture relationships across finance and business partners to drive insights and impact.


Requirements/Qualifications include but are not limited to:

Excellent management skills and history of driving impact through teams.

Qualifications should include a minimum of 10 years of accounting/ FP&A experience, a history of collaborating with and/or influencing cross-functional teams to achieve business objectives. Experience managing an accounting close cycle and providing guidance on accounting treatment is required.

BS/BA degree in Finance, Accounting or MBA. CPA preferred.

Advanced understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act, US GAAP and International accounting.

Excellent cross group collaboration skills including the ability to comfortably communicate with executive management at Microsoft

Strong analytical and strategic thinking

Ability to influence and impact without authority, and solve difficult problems, combined with the ability to prioritize and function well in a dynamic and operational environment.

Show propensity for learning, and demonstrate ability to identify, analyze, interpret, and deliver sound solutions.

Willingness and desire to understand technical and online services matters critical to our Online Operations

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

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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 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.