Cloud Controller

Posted 12 days ago
Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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The Cloud Controller is the Finance partner to the  Area C+E Lead, and other product-aligned business leaders. The successful candidate will develop deep subject matter expertise on Applications & Infrastructure products and Data & AI products including Azure Application Platform, Azure Data Services, SQL Server, and other products to deliver actionable insights to business partners as well as the Segment and New Business & Customer Success Finance managers.  

  • Drive cloud growth in the Geo through deep Cloud analytics forward and backwards ​
  • Understand competitive market insights, provide thought leadership to challenge BG Lead & STU around new business opportunities / growth road map landscape​
  • Own predictive analytics for C+E, Billed, CTC, TAC and ACR. Verify ML outcome on Azure consumed to form an opinion what to build into CFO Forecast and FOM scenarios​
  • Accountable for finance content within EG ROB, Planning & Execution incl. budget, forecast and outlook. Owns ACR, ABR and TAC numbers as well as pricing level insights around Overages​
  • Opportunity/growth road map generation; Partner with New Business and Segment Controllers​
  • Balance growth through our existing consuming customers and Azure Customer Adds​
  • Provide insights on ACR performance by understanding the growth trajectory for key customers​
  • Contribution to Partner motion acceleration to drive CSP growth​
  • Develop understanding of workload margins to influence ROI decision making​
  • Partner with the Investment controller to drive return from investments (Local DC, Strategic, ECIF etc.)​
  • Drive analytics and deeper understanding for Apps & Infra and for Data & AI workloads and differentiating insights for more advanced workloads especially on AI.​
  • Build a partnership with Corp Finance teams providing insights and  advocating for the field​
  • Developing the technical knowledge base for Azure and being the go-to person within Finance​
  • 5-7 years of experience in finance positions 
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Industry experience preferred, but not limited to technology (Telco, Netflix, & Gartner etc.)
  • Fluent in English 


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. 


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Cloud Controller
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