M&A is an important component of Microsoft's
growth strategy and Venture Integration
plays a critical role in enabling M&A at Microsoft
. Venture Integration Finance
is currently seeking to add a member to assist the overall VI team to improve our execution.
This role will support the M&A process by managing the corporate acquisition scorecard program and the integration cost management program. The acquisition scorecard program tracks performance of acquisitions for two years and is reported to senior leaders. This role will support the creation of success metrics and the administration of the program. The integration cost management program is designed to create and report on the one-time incremental costs that are directly attributable to an acquisition. This role will also support the team through data analysis and ad hoc reporting to help the Venture Integration Leadership Team
drive the development of the overall VI practice.
This position works closely with a wide range of groups and functions within Venture Integration
as well as the extended communities that VI interfaces with on a daily basis including Corporate Development
, HR, Business Group Strategy
, Corporate Accounting
, Subsidiary Finance
and others as appropriate.
the acquisition scorecard and dashboard governance process
with a wide range of groups and functions within Microsoft
to develop success metrics for all acquisitions
and review the completion of acquisition scorecards, consolidate results into the quarterly dashboard and document trends
communication of acquisition scorecard results to key stakeholders/executives
key learnings/best practices from acquisition scorecards and effectively communicate to key stakeholders/executives
in the development of new tools and procedures to increase efficacy and/or improve control of the acquisition scorecard process
in development of integration budgets for acquisitions/divestitures/JVs
the reporting of integration costs and provide to VI leadership
variance analysis to develop a better understanding of cost drivers
learnings back into the forecasting process to improve integration budget accuracy
deal tracking systems to ensure updated and accurate information.
to assist with the acquisition process in the following areas:
special projects in the areas of M&A knowledge management, process improvement and ad hoc analysis to improve Microsoft's
- BA / BS Business
- A minimum of 4 years of demonstrated work experience in an accounting or finance focused role
have strong analytical skills; strong project management skills are required, as this position will have responsibility for multiple, complex projects where the ability to influence others will be essential;
and strong understanding of Microsoft
systems and software, specifically Mercury
and Microsoft Office
to thrive in a dynamic, often ambiguous work environment
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. Microsoft
is an Equal Opportunity Employer
) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.
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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