Cloud Business Operations Manager – COGS

Published: 29th July 2022 Closing Date: 26th August 2022

About you:


You are a Cloud Business Operations Manager working within a close-knit team of Cloud Engineering and Cloud Operations professionals and interacting regularly with other departments in the organization. You are involved in executing Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis / Cloud Operational Finance tasks such as budgeting, forecasting, performance tracking, management reporting and transaction analysis. These duties require considerable confidentiality, initiative, tact, maturity and independent judgment. You possess strong interpersonal and organization skills and have a background in Cloud Finance Management


You thrive and work well with others in a fast-paced, highly demanding environment. You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You have the ability to perform multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities. If you have 2+ years working in business operations management, we’d love to speak with you!


Position overview:

Citrix is rapidly developing and expanding its portfolio of large-scale cloud applications across all product lines, including app/desktop virtualization, networking, and content collaboration. These applications must deliver enterprise-grade performance, reliability, and integration while leveraging consumer internet economies of scale in multiple clouds (and in hybrid scenarios that reach behind the enterprise firewall). This requires a solid execution of Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis. Cloud Operational Finance tasks such as budgeting, forecasting, performance tracking, management reporting and transaction analysis.


Citrix, as a premier cloud company, enables mobile workstyles. We are pioneering new ways to connect people and information on-demand from anywhere in the world. With the rapid evolution of both the workplace and workforce, our aspiration is to create a seamless continuum between work and life so that our clients are free to work wherever, whenever, and however they choose.


Role responsibilities:

  • Support Senior Cloud Business Operations Manager with reporting for Gross Margin calculations
  • Manage and triage approval requests for custom deals via gross margin targets
  • Work closely with procurement and finance teams to accurately report tools and labor as part of COGS
  • Compile month end, forecast, and budget reporting package for Senior Business Manager & Director
  • Continuous improvement of Operations financial reporting process as business requirements evolve
  • Work closely with various Operations team members to promote business alignment on financial topics
  • Prepare reports and analysis of business trends to help drive Cloud Business Operations financial strategy
  • Participate in cross-functional projects within Finance, Engineering and Operations teams to develop reporting/process changes to improve business visibility and efficiency


Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 2 years of business operations management experience
  • Advance Microsoft Office Suite skills (Excel, Power Point, Word, and Outlook) knowledge and experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in a public cloud environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hyperion and Excel Add-ins experience
  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Have a Software Engineering background with a passion for cost modeling and reporting in the public cloud
  • Experience working in a SAFe technical environment


Why Work for Citrix

Come and work with one of the most Innovative and Forward-Thinking Technology Companies on Planet Earth! You will get to work alongside some of the Brightest, Most Talented, and Passionate People in the World. As a member of team, you’ll be uniquely and strategically positioned to work on cool and exciting projects that will have a direct impact for our Customers in numerous Industries, well into the Future!


At Citrix, we want to help set you up for a successful career with us. We support Ideation, Experimentation, Innovation and Collaboration to Build Innovative IT Products and Solutions. We’re obsessed about making our Customers and End Users Happy. We are an Innovative Engine for our Colleagues, Communities, Customers and End-Users in the Digital Marketplace!


Citrix’s Pillars of Core Values are Integrity, Respect, Curiosity, Courage and Unity. The Work at Citrix is exhilarating, and that’s what makes it a whole lot of fun! Come and Work with High-Impact Teams!

Let’s Embark on this Next Great Adventure Together!


Apply Today!



  • Company: Citrix
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • Salary:
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None