Microsoft Corporation Finance Manager - Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure in Redmond, Washington

The MCI (Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure) finance team is looking for a talented and motivated individual to help shape Microsoft's hardware strategy. As the lead for the Long-Term Bets workstream, you'll be working at the cutting edge of new technologies spanning the Cloud Server Infrastructure, AI & Research and Devices organizations.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Business Development, Corporate Development, and Engineering to value internal hardware development projects and external deals and to support strategic whitepapers

  • Develop robust expense forecast models to support one-off CapEx and OpEx asks for confidential projects made to the Senior Leadership Team

  • Build strong relationships external to Finance in order to maintain consistent insight into upcoming R&D projects and their potential impact on Azure/Devices business health

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, computer science or engineering - MBA preferred

  • 5+ years of finance, planning or analysis experience with progressive advancement within your discipline

  • Deep understanding of the technology industry, particularly in commercial public and private cloud services, business models and economics

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking

  • Deep modeling capabilities and ability to work with financial systems

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty in a business that evolves at a fast pace

  • Comfort working at multiple altitudes, from strategic/high-level projects to detailed COGS analysis

  • Proven leadership skills, with demonstrated results in proactively driving and delivering high value/high-impact projects both individually and in cross-functional teams

  • Strong partnering capabilities, with the ability to influence others without direct authority and appropriately push back when required

  • Executive-level oral and written communication skills - ability to communicate complex analyses simply

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

  • High level of self-motivation; ability to quickly identify what needs to be accomplished and the resourcefulness to get things done

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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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