Singapore & SEA New Markets Finance Lead
Singapore, Other, Singapore
11h ago

In Global Sales Marketing and Operations (GSMO) Finance, we’re driving shareholder value in 57 subsidiaries & 117 Sales Locations and carry the local accountability for the financials as well as statutory and compliance matters across all Microsoft commercial segments and products.

We :

  • Land the company vision around the transformation of our business, consumption and customer orientation in the subsidiaries and externally.
  • Drive strategic resource allocation and investments through local insights, ensuring optimal returns aligned with our worldwide strategy.
  • Key focus is on New Business with an industry and workload perspective.

  • Build trust to lay the foundation of long-term growth from a customer and shareholder point of view in a compliant way.
  • Empower and inspire our people to lead and be part of top performing teams while providing diverse career opportunities.
  • Responsibilities

    Finance Leads are members of the country leadership teams and are accountable for executing all finance deliverables to enable compliant and sustainable long-

    term growth. In this role, you will be a member of two leadership teams : Singapore and South-East Asia New Markets’ (SEA-

    NM), a high-growth multi-country cluster that stretches from Sri-Lanka to Cambodia.

    Responsibilities :

  • People - Foster a Microsoft Company owner mindset. Develop your own capabilities to bring deeper internal and external awareness of customers, competitors and industries.
  • Maximise the potential of our finance organization by working effectively beyond reporting lines and geographies. Functional Lead of country dedicated Finance resources.

  • Prioritization - Drive longer term planning, set strategies and align to resource allocation for maximum return & long term growth in the local market aligned to propensity.
  • Ensure key financial metrics (revenue and costs) are met on a quarterly basis and deliver performance goals across the 4 solution areas.

    Simplify & reduce time spent on internal rhythms.

  • Partnership - Leverage deep actionable insights to drive top-line revenue, customer adds, and consumption growth, by industry based on the propensity model.
  • Special focus on T400 advanced workload consumption. Engage externally directly with BDMs and Partners in line with these priorities & help land customer wins.

    Drive programmatic collaboration with Business Desk with the target to optimize deal economics across discounting, Financing, credit concessions and ensure high quality submissions for internal investment requests.

  • Protect Compliance leadership & tone, monitor and support management’s responsibility to mitigate risk with special focus on preventing corruption, unethical sales, spend management, privacy and concession & discounts.
  • Leverage both internal and external advisors to anticipate and mitigate emerging statutory, tax and fiduciary risks. Deliver timely and accurate financial and tax filings.

    Represent Microsoft in the local market when required.


  • 12+ years of experience in finance / finance leadership positions Experience in Multinationals with multi-product / multi-
  • segment finance roles is recommended

  • BA / BS or MBA degree in Finance, Economics, CPA / CA preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Proven collaboration and teaming spirits
  • Solid communication & influencing skills
  • IT / Tech industry experience is desired but not specially required
  • 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.

    Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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