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Sr. Cloud Financial Management Specialist, Cloud Economics


Cost and operational effectiveness to support the adoption of new technologies is key to accelerating the business and technological benefits of the AWS platform. AWS offers customers an alternative consumption model that differs from how businesses have traditionally bought IT by focusing on paying only for what you need. We’re looking for a hands-on and motivated self-starter who’s passionate about working directly with customers to help organizations adopt new processes, purchasing strategies, and cross-functional collaboration to embrace technologies at scale and to ensure long-term customer success.

As Cloud Financial Management Specialist, you will have the opportunity to engage with some of the largest customers in the world to help transform the way they purchase, manage, and optimize IT services. You will engage with customers’ Enterprise IT, Operations, and Finance teams to implement best practices for adoption and cost savings. This will include generating and providing recommendations on how customers can optimize their usage of AWS, services not considered, working to reengineer internal people and processes, and working with partners to ensure ongoing success. He/she will be experienced at working with large data sets, have a familiarity of IT transformation within large organizations, and working directly within the executive suite. He/she will have superb communication and customer-relationship skills, outstanding analytic insight, and be a passionate advocate for AWS customers.

Key job responsibilities
– Become the subject matter expert in all cost and commercial related aspects of the customer life-cycle

– Provide customers with cost related insights, metrics, and KPIs

– Educate and enable customers with tools to successfully manage and IT spend

– Assessing reporting and analytic needs of customers and identifying solution and approach to meet those needs.
– Communicate, establish, and measure KPIs to track progress and success of transformation and optimization within customer organizations
– Manage numerous requests concurrently & strategically
– Understand and communicate cloud cost management strategies and best practices

About the team
Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted platform. AWS offers over 100 fully featured services to millions of active customers around the world—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—to power their infrastructure. Do you have the business and technical acumen to collaborate across multiple business owners to help drive successful IT transformation and adoption? Would you like to be part of a team focused working with customers to ensure they’re leveraging the full economic potential of AWS through financial management?

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA


– 5+ years of developing, negotiating and executing business agreements experience
– Bachelor’s degree
– Experience developing strategies that influence leadership decisions at the organizational level
– Experience with financial models, comparative analyses, and financial metrics


– Experience interpreting data and making business recommendations
– Experience with technology transformation initiatives
– Experience influencing internal and external stakeholders


Job ID: 2669976

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  • Company: Amazon Web Services
  • Published: 13th June 2024
  • Closing Date: 13th August 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • Salary: $133,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $220,200/year in our highest geographic market.
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None