LocationRedmond, WA
Date AddedMarch 27, 2015
Open Positions1

Corporate accounting needs your strong number crunching skills along with your passion for analysis to fill an open general ledger (G/L) manager position. This position will support the G/L services team with the remeasurement and analysis of foreign currency (f/x) gains and losses to support Microsoft's internal and external reporting requirements.


The G/L manager will support accounting functions for worldwide recording of foreign currency transaction gains and losses as required by ASC 830 (formerly FAS 52). In addition, the G/L manager will work with the Tax team, the Treasury Controllers' Group, and the Mobile Division as required to provide f/x reports related to f/x gains and losses. Be the point person for system changes and working with IT to test and implement these changes.

Responsibilities will also include:
Setting the monthly F/X rates for Microsoft's SAP systems
Running monthly / quarterly remeasurement jobs in SAP
Serving as a key contact for worldwide subsidiary f/x transactions
Coordinate with Phones division counterpart to ensure remeasurement processes are aligned
Develop and lead SAP transaction posting training for new finance users for F/X related entries
Management of F/X quarterly meetings with Regional Operating Centers (ROCs)
Management of SOX controls for the Rate Setting process working with Internal Audit and the Financial Compliance Group (FCG)
Service as a key participant in variety of accounting functions including intercompany reconciliation and intercompany A/R and A/P
Configuring SAP for remeasurement for new monetary and non-monetary accounts
Coordinate with the Tax and IT Team to properly segregate realized and unrealized F/X gains and losses
Analyzing and reporting on monthly and quarterly f/x gains and losses recorded in our G/L
Management of MS Policies related to F/X rates/gains/losses
Ensure Microsoft is adhering to accounting policies and guidelines ad defined by GAAP, Tax, and MAP (Microsoft Accounting Policies).
Preparing adhoc reports and identifying SAP remeasurement configuration issues

Qualifications include:
BS in Accounting
Experience in foreign currency analysis
Experience with SAP (SAP/FI) or other ERP systems
Experience with Microsoft Office or Office 365
Strong accounting, analytical, communications, & interpersonal skills
CPA or equivalent preferred

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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