Finance Manager Industry Solution Delivery

Employer
Microsoft Corporation
Location
Bangalore
Posted
May 31, 2024
Closes
Jun 17, 2024
Ref
4714653420
Level
Manager
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Microsoft Industry Solution Delivery is a worldwide team of 6000+ Consultants, Architects, and sales professionals who live and work across 150+ countries that brings together deep expertise and technology skills to shape innovative solutions to address the industry-specific scenarios that our customers are tackling every day.

IS finance team is part of Microsoft Commercial and Partner Solutions finance team. We are a team of energetic finance professionals with game changer mentality and ready to accept new challenges to help the business transform. This team operates as a trusted partner to the IS leadership team. We encourage diverse perspectives and seek to continuously build an inclusive environment, while valuing work-life-flexibility and having fun while working! IS P&L directly impacts the Microsoft External financial reporting segment, your work as a finance professional will help the company shape how this segment show up in the financial result shared to our shareholders.

In this role you will be the Finance Controller for our Global Delivery Center in India. Your key impact will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Drive financial planning of the business that leads to actionable accountability that helps to achieve expected financial target for GDC
  • Report and analyze the financial performance that is connected to the underlying business drivers. Proactively drive business action that helps mitigate financial risks.
  • Support business decision and strategy through finance advisory and anlsysis. Optimize resource allocation that benefit the broader ISD and Microsoft financial outcome.

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.

Required/Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor or Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field AND 8+ years experience in business partner controllership, P&L management or financial analysis related function. CPA or CMA certificate is a plus.

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.

Prioritize
  • Performs analysis and research of present and future financial performance, financial plans (e.g., expected returns, resource allocation, pricing, investment opportunities), and economic transactions (e.g., customer deals, commercial partnerships, acquisitions).
  • Assists in the execution of annual business planning and forecasting process. Completes analysis, modeling, and research to support preliminary and adjusted forecast cycles. Partners and solicits insight from business and commercial stakeholders
  • Provides business leader support and actionable insights during financial close periods. Reviews recurring financial reporting and presentations. Identifies trends, and formulates action plans. Determines financial results (e.g., revenue, profitability, OPEX) and conducts variance analyses. Identifies variance causes and solutions. Collaborates to ensure execution of plans and accountability for results.
  • Develops and leverages relationships with customers and partners to bolster sales, and to understand and manage business risk. Collects customer feedback data and applies data analysis techniques to improve customer experience. Builds strong relationships with customers at senior levels. Designs and negotiates solutions to complex financial issues with customers. Engages with customers and partners on their wider relationships with Microsoft. Serves as an advocate for Microsoft and its customers. Understands customers' businesses to plan growth. Manages balance between customer centricity, enablement of sales, and cost-effectiveness.


Partnership
  • Provides business insights and recommendations to peers and stakeholders to achieve revenue and profitability goals and drive shareholder return, including: resource allocation, cost optimization, revenue generation, trends, and future requirements. Manages and executes processes through engagement with internal and external stakeholders. Collaborates with business leaders to define action plans for financial and business analysis findings.
  • Applies advanced understanding of Microsoft Finance and business (e.g., monetization strategy, market, key drivers, revenue channels, advanced technology, and business partner work context) to multiple situations to evaluate results and analysis. Develops and manages strategies to proactively mitigate, or reactively address, potential adverse effects of macroeconomic and/or geopolitical risks. Maintains working knowledge of Microsoft financial systems, policies, and processes to evaluate potential impacts of changes, and drives improvements in efficiency and accuracy.
  • Contributes to new and unconventional methods and approaches to data collection, analysis, interpretation, and financial models. Provides advice and direction to teammates and peers on data management and operations.
  • Leads efforts to leverage technology to increase productivity (e.g., report optimization) and to ensure accurate conclusions.
  • Integrates varied data sources and assimilates the information into a comprehensive, clear narrative. Communicates results in a compelling and understandable message. Articulates understanding and awareness of business partner situations.

Protect
  • Ensures compliance with company policies, legal standards, and regulatory requirements by reviewing and monitoring the accuracy of financial documents and business processes. Drives corrective measures. Consults with business partners on sharing financial information, approved instruments and processes, and consistency with corporate policies. Collaborates with Compliance groups to ensure the team is current on company policies and procedures.