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Senior Finance Manager

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. Microsoft’s Margin Strategy and Investment Optimization (MSIO) team is an exciting and fast-evolving finance team at the forefront of Microsoft’s Cloud-first strategy.

We currently have an opening for an experienced Senior Finance Manager to join the Experiences + Devices (E+D) Business Planning team. This team provides strategic resource allocation decision support to the E+D Executive Vice President (EVP) by helping to re-allocate existing resources to align with the EVPs' priorities and the macro trends.

The E+D engineering group is at the forefront of Microsoft’s vision to enable our customers’ digital transformation. The E+D engineering group instills a unifying product ethos across our end-user experiences and devices, bringing Windows, Office, and third-party applications and devices into a more cohesive Microsoft 365 experience

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.

**Responsibilities**

+ Resource Allocation: Lead strategic Resource Allocation conversations across the Experience + Devices organization, and prepare engineering leaders for Leadership Teams discussions.

+ Business and Finance Partnership: Give visibility to the business and Finance leadership to the current resource landscape and identify and recommend levers to drive operational leverage through resource prioritization and allocation.

+ Decision Support: Apply strategic and systems thinking into resource planning to maximize Return On Investment (ROI), including scenario and sensitivity analyses. Setting up analysis frameworks and processes that take into account the impact of external factors, size of addressable markets, competitive landscape and existing commitments on a 3-year time horizon.

+ Headcount benchmarking: Operationalize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to headcount efficiency and proactively recommend a course of action where needed

Other

+ Embody our Culture (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/about/corporate-values) and Values (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/culture)

**Qualifications**

Required/Minimum Qualification:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science or related field AND 4+ years experience in financial analysis, accounting, controllership or finance, or related field

+ OR Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science or related field AND 2+ years experience in financial analysis, accounting, controllership or finance, or related field

+ OR equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ 8+ years of financial analysis experience, preferably in a high-tech company.

+ Revenue Planning and/or Consulting experience a plus.

+ Demonstrated communication & presentation skills. Can easily present complex financial issues to non-finance executives.

+ Demonstrated experience in developing complex financial models and scenario analysis, able to show quantitative analysis skills.

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

+ Interpersonal and cross group collaboration skills. Ability to drive simplicity within a complex and matrix environment

Microsoft will accept applications and processes offers for these roles on an ongoing basis.

Financial Analysis IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $91,800 - $178,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $117,900 - $195,000 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations (https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/accessibility.html) .


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