Senior Finance Manager - Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure at Microsoft
Senior Finance Manager - Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure Details
Nov. 8, 2018, 3:53 a.m.
evolving finance team Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure
Do you want to have a long-term impact on Microsoft's future? Are you looking for an opportunity to shape the future of cloud computing? If so, this is the role for you! Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure Finance (MCI Finance) is an exciting and fast evolving finance team within Microsoft Finance at the forefront of our Mobile First, Cloud First strategy. Our team's charter is to expand Cloud margins through deep engineering partnerships to lower capacity unit costs and optimize infrastructure utilization. We drive end-to-end infrastructure planning for best-in-class customer experience while optimizing profitability. We lead decision support for Microsoft's long-term best to stay ahead of competition. We are looking for a Senior Finance Manager to provide decision support and lead the financial planning for the Cloud and Enterprise COGS and Gross Margin. The role is a fantastic opportunity to firsthand experience how the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge will shape the next phase of innovation,
Conduct financial analysis and provide deep business insights into the C+E Azure, SaaS and Licensing COGS and Gross Margin performance. Lead monthly and quarterly finance health review with MCI finance executives to articulate performance vs. expectations and provide cost improvement recommendations to aid margin expansion. Own the operational driver analysis, messaging on the sequential and yearly Gross Margin performance for CFO review, preview process. Provide key insights on business health trends to finance leadership team for effective decision making. Partner with Azure Engineering, Customer
Requirements and Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business/finance or realted field, or computer science/engineering MBA preferred 6+ years of relevant finance, analysis or business experience with progressive advancement within your discipline Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking Proven data and financial modeling capabilities and ability to work with financial systems Ability to communicate complex analysis in a simple way. Executive level oral and written communication skills. Proven leadership skills, with demonstrated results in proactively driving and delivering high value/high-impact