Microsoft disclosed in a regulatory filing the appointment of Alice Jolla as corporate vice president and chief accounting officer, effective July 31.

Jolla will replace Corporate Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Accounting Officer Frank Brod, who is retiring from his position. Brod will step down from his role as chief accounting officer on July 31 but will remain with the company through Sept. 30 to assist in transition.

Jolla has served as corporate controller for Microsoft since 2014, leading the corporate accounting function for the company. She also served as senior director, financial planning and analysis from 2012-14 and as senior director, corporate accounting from 2008-12.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Jolla was a Financial Accounting Standards Board industry fellow from 2005-07, and prior to that held various accounting and finance-related positions at Dow Chemical and Union Carbide.