Would you like to join a high-performing team that works hard to cultivate a positive team culture and drive impact? Being part of Corporate Services Finance & Microsoft Acquisition & Venture Success (CSF & MAVS) team allows you to leverage our team’s unique perspective to drive transformation, influence business strategies, optimize resources, minimize risk and measure success while role modelling the culture we aspire to and growing our talent.
We are looking for a seasoned leader with passion, innovation and growth mindset to help realize our mission and deliver outstanding financial and accounting management as well as a sound perspective to help move the business forward through impact initiatives.
As the leader for the Global Workplace Services (GWS) Finance team, you will lead the global team in its charter to enable and support the GWS (Real Estate and Facilities) organization and will partner with the GWS CVP. The GWS Finance team is responsible for financial performance management, including financial reporting and analysis, planning, forecasting, resource allocation, accounting controls and compliance activities.
As the leader for GWS Finance Team, you will be focused on leading the team and be an active member of the CSF & MAVS LT guiding teams through their continued transformation and growth in new capabilities in support of business insights and foresight
As a manager, you will deliver impact with and through others, using opportunities to coach, model and care for a highly motivated and energized team
Be a cultural champion for inclusion, growth mindset, and establish norms that support consistent quality employee and partner experiences
Develop trusted business partnerships with GWS CVP and LT through deep understanding of their business and proactive financial management, as well as strengthening relationships with other key stakeholders
Proactively drive robust financial models to help guide / influence business decisions and to support the forecast and planning cycles with a high attention to detail
Lead key financial rhythms that include working closely with many different work stream owners to meet P&L objectives, and build an independent viewpoint to provide team-based outlook, including risk assessments and mitigating steps
Monitor business health, P&L trends, key drivers, resource investments needs against plan/forecast assumptions and propose spend optimization where appropriate.
Drive cost efficacy initiatives through financial analysis, reporting and process improvements
Enhance existing processes for consistency, standardization and to increase efficiencies and implement new financial processes as needed
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science, or related field AND 10+ 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 8+ years of post-graduate financial analysis, accounting, controllership, or finance work experience
OR equivalent experience.
Preferred additional qualifications:
Strategic thinker, strong planner and organizational agility to drive continued business transformation and controllership excellence
Strong conceptual understanding and ability to articulate application of financial principles to business space
Ability to drive accountability and execution frameworks at a working team to executive level
Outstanding written & verbal communication skills and experience
Must be extremely collaborative and comfortable dealing with ambiguity, influencing across multiple complex organizations, creating effective internal business partnerships
Demonstrated ability to effectively translate financial analysis and insights into meaningful and actionable business communications and recommendations
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, have excellent attention to detail, and work effectively under deadlines.
BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, MBA, MS degree in related field or equivalent experience
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 (~~~) .
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