Centrica Energy is looking for a FinOps Analyst to act as a bridge between finance and operational functions, ensuring the successful delivery of financial commitments and strategic initiatives.

The FinOps Analyst will work closely with the Head of Programme Management and Delivery to oversee the financial planning, analysis, and budget management for the IT team. This role emphasizes financial efficiency, scalability, and collaboration, with a focus on aligning the team’s operational activities with financial strategy.

The role is based in our modern and engaging Aalborg office and works in close collaboration with the wider team.

The role

In this role you get to be a crucial part of the team working with financial management, cloud cost optimization, operational collaboration, reporting and compliance. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting for the IT team.
  • Analyse financial performance, invoices and contracts to identify opportunities for cost optimisation and efficiency improvements.
  • Collaborate with IT and cloud management teams to implement cloud cost management strategies.
  • Maintain the cost and forecast model to a high degree of accuracy and insight.
  • Model the impact of decisions and change to the forecast.
  • Develop and implement financial controls and procedures that align with operational goals.
  • Ensure compliance with financial standards, and organisational policies.

You will provide financial insights and guidance to support strategic decision-making and collaborate with other finance and operational teams to align financial strategies and processes.

Furthermore you will utilize your communication skills when you:

  • Partner with operational leaders to integrate financial planning and analysis into daily operations.
  • Prepare and present regular reports, including variance analysis, trends, and forecasts.
  • Facilitate cross-functional collaboration to drive financial performance and scalability.
  • Assist the Head of Programme Management and Delivery with communication of financial forecasts and budget tracking to upper management.

About You

To be successful in this role we expect that you have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field.
  • Experience working in an IT environment, especially within Financial Services or Energy Trading.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, cost management, and financial modelling.

It would also be an advantage if you:

  • Have proven experience in financial operations and cloud cost optimization, particularly within AWS and Azure.
  • Are proficient in financial software, tools, and cloud management platforms.

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  • Company: Centrica Energy
  • Published: 13th May 2024
  • Closing Date: 13th July 2024
  • Country: Denmark
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None