|Location:||Remote - AU/NZ only|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
The Finance Manager focuses on the below important pillars:Analytical support for the Digital Sales SMC Corporate field teams to enable data driven decision making that will drive growth and improved ROI.Support key processes across SMC Corporate including segmentation, blueprint and revenue planning.Finance business partner for SMC Support Sales and Solution Assessments teams supporting financial needs such as blueprinting, Opex management, ROI & financial analysis orchestration.A growth mindset, with a startup approach that drives business impact, and continuously learning. Actively contribute and build strong collaboration within diverse and virtual teams with Sales Excellence, EG Finance, CSEO, and WCB business partners. Leverage technology and others to be more efficient to deliver insights and recommendations to our customers and business partners. Simplify and concisely tell the story. Microsoft values and ethical behavior are critical to our culture.
ResponsibilitiesPartner with Area SMC Controllers to drive and enable SMC Planning and Forecasting processesProvide thought leadership on Resourcing / Org to Digital Sales & SMC Leadership teams Provide insights & analytics on SMC Corporate, Support Sales and Solution Assessment performance at a Regional/Area levelPartner closely with Sales Excellence to drive rhythm of business to ensure healthy performance against KPIs and action plans where needed.Drive/leverage productivity analysis for optimal Digital Sales resource allocation to drive growthControllership of regional Digital Sales resources, Sales Support & Solution Assessment investments and spend management (DS)Drive an ROI mindset and focused insights on all SMC Opex & InvestmentsShare best practices with global sales leaders, WCB Business Partners, regional controllers, and finance partners to make better decision making on both WCB and GSMO investments and resources.Drive automation in manual business practices wherever possible, including forecasting, segmentation, ROB etc., such as through the use of machine learning.Partner with planning and analytics teams to drive standardized approach.Be a Champion for Compliance – Tone at the Top, Anticorruption, Sales Deal ExecutionContribute to the SMC Controller community and foster Field-Corp dialogue. Strong analytical skills to build robust financial models to provide scenarios and to help inform decisions.Drive automation in manual business practices.Deliver ROI analytics to SMC leadership and success metrics.Monitor and provide updates of the performance of investment decisions.Influence leadership to make decisions with data driven analysis.
5+ years of active experience in similar role
Experience in Multinationals with multi-product/multi-segment finance roles is recommended.
Strong understanding of financial modeling and statistics
BA/BS or MBA degree in Finance, Economics, CPA preferred
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