The Modern Workplace (MW) /Business Applications (BA) Finance manager is the Finance partner to the Finance Leads at Corporate, the Area Leads, and other product-aligned business leaders. The successful candidate will develop deep subject matter expertise on Office365, Enterprise Mobility, and Dynamics to deliver actionable insights to business partners as well as the Segment and New Business & Customer Success Finance managers. The Finance manager drives upsell motions and growth.
Drive cloud growth in the Geo through deep Cloud analytics forward and backwards (deployment, active usage & upsell). Provide actionable insights to the New Business and Segment Finance managers all up and for their segments.
Leverage Corp models and analytics, provide actionable insights through the segment controllers into the subsidiaries and to Cloud Solution Architect Finance managers in the large subsidiaries in a way that can be easily digested and actioned.
Understand competitive market insights, provide thought leadership to challenge Area leads around new business opportunities / growth roadmap landscape
Accountable for finance content, Planning & Execution incl. budget, forecast, consumption and ongoing insights in efficient manner
Partner with One Commercial Partner Finance manager to Drive Small Medium Business growth with deep insights
Lead a strong community of Large Sub Cloud Solution Architect Finance managers in partnership with the AI and Data Area Finance manager to focus on the key insights and projects to accelerate the business and increase productivity and focus of sellers and partners
Lead the Area forecast, budget and Outlook processes for Area planning with accurate forecasts and high quality budgets
Build a deep partnership with Corporate Finance teams continuously building credibility and providing insights & thought leadership from Area and advocating for the Area business.
Take a lead role driving Microsoft 365 performance via providing insights and opportunities modelling, focus on customer adds as per scorecard Provide meaningful insight supporting Microsoft Dynamics 365 growth, accelerating adoption and customer adds & other focus drivers as per scorecard Increase premium mix, understand and drive upsell motions to higher profit products
Key indicators of success:
Key indicators of success:
Insightful analysis provided to business, subsidiaries and Area segment Finance managers based on analytical framework
Forward thinking centered customer lifetime value and multi-year investment perspective into actionable insights for sales teams
Forecast accuracy, high quality budgets.
Dynamics billed revenue growth, customer adds
Microsoft 365 performance (seats, performance, usage and deployment, customer adds).
7+ Years’ experience in finance/data positions
Strong analytical skills and business acumen
Industry experience preferred, but not limited to technology (Telco, Netflix, & Gartner etc.)
Fluent in English
Culture & Behaviors
You have a growth mindset, act as an entrepreneur that drives business impact, and continuously learn and innovate.
You have a capability to actively contribute and build strong collaboration within diverse and virtual teams.
You are action oriented and able to build and deliver strong results through others beyond the team as well.
You drive digital transformation in the finance function towards data driven (Machine Learning) forward-looking insights.
You also engage directly with customers and business partners.
You simplify and inspire through storytelling and excellent communication skills.
Microsoft values and ethical behavior are a corner stone in our culture.
Being a community lead, you build a high performing, diverse and talented finance community. You are focused on both the individuals as well as the team dimension to attract, develop and retain.
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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