Finance Manager at Microsoft

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FINANCE MANAGER : Xbox Game Studios

Are you excited about working on multiple products that entertain millions of people across the globe on any given day? Are you looking for a finance role that offers a good balance of business analytics, business partnership and financial controllership? If so, Xbox Game Studios Finance is looking for a highly motivated and qualified financial professional that will help us drive Xbox Game Studios forward.

In this role, you will be the financial lead to two studios and our central team-Rare (the creator of Sea of Thieves), Ninja Theory (the creator of Bleeding Edge) and our central services team. This role will drive all revenue, cost of goods sold, operating expenses, balance sheet, headcount and KPI reporting for these studios and the central team.

Responsibilities:
Prioritize
  • Own the monthly close, quarterly forecasts, annual budgeting and long range planning for Rare, Ninja Theory, and the Xbox Game Studios shared services team .
  • Understand how different businesses drive financial performance for MSFT/Xbox and their respective drivers for short and long-term growth. Understand and drive for optimal prioritization of spending across the studios.


Partnership
  • Partner with studio heads, business management teams, marketing, and field teams as finance contact for all revenue, expense, and compliance questions related to reporting and analysis.
  • Serves as finance contact for all revenue, expense, and compliance questions related to reporting and analysis.
  • Partner with business team to develop ROI models to support new and existing investments.


Protect
  • Use MSFT accounting taxonomy and have a detail-oriented approach for managing transactions to make sure information is accurate in our financial systems. Understand and use the appropriate GAAP and MSFT accounting policies and procedures. Ensure the general ledger is accurate each month.
  • Advise the business on the financial policies by combining business knowledge and understanding of MSFT policies.


Diversity & Inclusion
  • To realize Microsoft's mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, all teams must help create a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full and authentic self, where all voices are heard, and where we do our best work as a result.
  • Personally commit to be an active and intentional participant in creating a diverse and inclusive Microsoft.


Qualifications:
Required/Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science, or related field AND 2+ years of post-graduate financial analysis, accounting, controllership, or finance work experience
    • OR Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science, or related field


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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
More Information on Microsoft
Microsoft operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Redmond, WA. Microsoft was founded in 1975. It has 206870 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1140 open jobs at Microsoft, click here.
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