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Sr. Finance Manager - Government GM Analyst - CTJ

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. That's what inspires us, drives our work and pushes us to challenge the status quo every day. Through our Cloud-first strategy, we strive to deliver solutions that are optimized for the world and enable customers to drive their business more successfully. The Microsoft Margin Strategy and Investment Optimization finance team is an exciting and fast-evolving finance team at the forefront of Microsoft's Cloud-first strategy. We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to help shape the future of our cloud products.

The team's charter is to build out end to end Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure while driving down unit cost of capacity, ensuring cloud services achieve both profit and gross margin growth. As a crucial member of the team you'll also support long term bets and drive competitive intelligence to keep Microsoft Cloud ahead of competition, all while enhancing transparency into Cloud Infrastructure investments and safeguarding shareholder interest.

Our team values the following set of skills, which this role will help you enhance:

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data

Science, or related field AND 4+ years of post-graduate financial analysis,

accounting, controllership, or finance work experience * OR Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance,

Economics, Data Science, or related field AND 2+ years of post-graduate

financial analysis, accounting, controllership, or finance work experience * OR equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Deep modeling capabilities and ability to work with financial and business systems. * Ability to think end to end from strategic planning through multi-year execution; and to model the financial investments and impact accordingly. * Proven leadership skills, with demonstrated results in proactively driving and delivering high value/high-impact project results through both individual and v-team efforts. * Strong partnering capabilities, with the ability to influence others without direct authority. * Executive level oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex analysis in a clear, simple way. * Thorough and detail oriented, yet able to see the forest for the trees. * Ability to deal with ambiguity across a continuously evolving, fast-pace business. * Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and to work under tight deadlines. * High level of self-motivation and autonomy; ability to quickly identify what needs to be accomplished and resourcefulness to get things done.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

* Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter. * Candidates must have an active US Government Secret security clearance and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph), or have an active TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance.

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Our Cloud Investment Strategy team is seeking a senior finance manager responsible for driving the financial evaluation of Cloud related engineering investments and region expansions in support of Microsoft's work with the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and their mission partners. This role will lead planning, controllership, compliance, and P&L management. Core responsibilities will include planning and financial analysis for new regions and growth in current regions, financial forecasting and business partnering with corporate finance teams, informing pricing, analysis and reporting at monthly/quarterly business reviews, support to capacity planning and engineering teams, and regional P&L management. This role is a great opportunity to:

* Partner across diverse business planning and engineering teams to drive Microsoft's regional cloud infrastructure portfolio strategy & execution * Develop robust financial models to evaluate investments and to inform cloud profitability * Enhance transparency into end-to-end cloud infrastructure and operations costs, and drive accountability * Be a trusted business partner to commerce and central finance teams to ensure regulatory and contractual compliance * Analyze ROI and provide decision support to business teams * Develop and implement processes and frameworks to accelerate, simplify, and scale Microsoft Cloud's investment process * Engage in continuous learning of Microsoft Cloud services, infrastructure, operations, go-to-market, and long-term cloud economics

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