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Cloud Infrastructure Finance Manager FP&A | PSET

Position Overview

FP&A Platform Services and Emerging Technologies (PSET) is looking for a Cloud Infrastructure Finance Manager to support and enable the platform services team to meet its strategic and financial goals.  As the enterprise consumption of IaaS infrastructure continues to evolve, they will be a key partner in driving business requirements for tools, policies, and processes used across Autodesk. The Cloud Infrastructure Finance Manager will be responsible for identifying, measuring, monitoring, and optimizing cloud infrastructure costs. The goal is to reduce costs, improve business agility, operational resilience and productivity while ensuring customer experience is a top priority.
FP&A PSET is committed to ongoing skills development, process excellence, and work-life harmony for the team.



  • Serve as primary business partner for cloud infrastructure Autodesk; collaborating with FP&A, engineering, accounting, and operations teams to identify cost-saving opportunities, track spending patterns, and recommend actionable insights
  • Manage cloud cost governance, establish budget controls, maintain, and improve forecasting and processes through both increasing modeling accuracy and building tight business relationships with teams across Autodesk
  • 3rd Party financial management, including process improvement and acting as a key member of contract management and negotiation teams
  • Autodesk financial processes: Annual and Long-Range Planning, Forecast and Quarterly Close
  • Ensuring compliance with GAAP as defined by our Corporate Accounting team and any internal Autodesk audit requirements
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and best practices in FinOps and technology cost optimization
  • Special projects such as platform consumption tools development


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree, MBA a plus
  • 5+ years of related experience, business analysis background, or as proven disruptor
  • FinOps certifications and comfort with statistics-based modeling a plus
  • Prior experience in a technology/software/SaaS company a plus
  • Prior experience in FinOps, Financial Analysis or cloud cost management
  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with finance and reporting software (e.g., Anaplan, SAP, etc.) a plus
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, inquisitive mind, data savvy and experience with financial models and analyses
  • Outstanding critical thinking / problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and strong team player
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to adapt to a start-up like high growth business environment
  • Strong execution with ability to work in a fast pace and manage tight deadlines
  • Growth mindset and ability to learn quickly


The Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate is an action oriented, pragmatic problem solver who addresses today’s issues with an eye towards the long term
  • Must be comfortable quickly learning new concepts as the usage of infrastructure as a service rapidly matures
  • They must also be comfortable using large data sets and business intelligence tools to give guidance to all levels of management



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  • Company: AutoDesk
  • Published: 16th September 2023
  • Closing Date: 18th November 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • Salary: $102,900 and $166,540 USD yearly
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner