Microsoft has six global development centers (Redmond, India, China, Israel, Vancouver, Silicon Valley) that collectively help deliver on our organizational vision to Empower Every Person and Every Organization on the Planet to Achieve More. Welcome to the Finance team at Microsoft India R&D; Center to help enable the journey forward in this exciting transformation.
We are seeking a high performing Finance professional with a proven track-record of business partnering, to support the MSIDC in Hyderabad and Bangalore. In this challenging FP&A; role, you will partner closely with MSIDC leadership team, and will guide and support them through planning, forecasting, reporting, financial analysis, control and compliance and business insight. You will partner with a variety of internal stakeholders including engineering and finance leaders in India and in the US, corporate FP&A; team and other functional leaders.
Core Responsibilities and Accountability as a Business Finance Partner: 1. Drive monthly and quarterly financial close and related processes, as well as regular analysis related to the business growth and forecast. Assimilate information from multiple sources, and identify key drivers, variables, trends, and business scenarios to develop insights, and help inform business decisions for the leadership team. 2. Provide business planning support, covering a broad spectrum of deliverables, analysis, planning and forecasting. Responsibilities will include quarterly forecast updates, target setting for financial goals, and business planning reviews. 3. Develop and prepare reports and analysis for business review with management related to key financial metrics and indicators. 4. Partner with business leaders and decision makers to understand tradeoffs of business decisions through financial modeling, sensitivity analysis, and effective communication. 5. Act as a liaison between MSIDC and partner teams in India and the US – across engineering, business management.
Skills and Experiences that would enable you to be successful:
1. 6-10 years of demonstrated work experience 2. Professional qualification such as MBA or Chartered Accountant or equivalent 3. Strong interpersonal relationships, communication and executive presence 4. High level of motivation; self-starter; ability to quickly identify what needs to be accomplished, craft a solution, hands-on, manage a project end-to-end with full accountability and drive impact 5. Detail-oriented; proactive, flexible and adaptable. Highly organized, effectively manage multiple projects with competing priorities and work independently 6. Ability to work effectively across multiple groups and able to build strong relationships across finance and the business 7. Advanced Excel skills; strong knowledge of finance tools, financial policies, and controls and systems 8. Keen understanding of the business of Microsoft, and the technology landscape we operate in
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