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Senior Manager Cloud FinOps

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Job Objective:

This position, also known as Cloud Economist, will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing strategies for the financial aspects of our cloud computing services, specifically with Microsoft Azure. He / She will strategize some plans utilizing his expertise in cost-effective cloud resource management, budgeting, and forecasting. He will work closely with our transformation partners and contribute to our Cloud Center of Excellence, sharing his / her insights and best practices with other cloud experts and enthusiasts.

Key Accountabilities:

Cost Management and Optimization

  • Conduct thorough analyses of Azure cloud spending, utilizing Azure Cost Management tools to break down costs by service, department, and project.
  • Identify underutilized or inefficiently allocated Azure resources and propose optimization strategies such as right sizing or reserved instances.
  • Implement tagging and resource grouping policies to enhance cost allocation and tracking.

Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Develop comprehensive monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports on cloud spending, highlighting trends, anomalies, and areas of concern.
  • Perform variance analysis between actual cloud spend and budget forecasts, investigating and explaining significant discrepancies.
  • Create custom dashboards and reports for different stakeholders using Azure’s reporting tools or third-party software.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Suggests capacity changes as demand dictates.
  • Communicates with end users on issues, scheduled maintenance, etc.
  • Documents processes and stores them in the team’s SharePoint site for access by the team.

Cloud Financial Policies and Procedures

  • Develop comprehensive policies for cloud procurement, usage, and cost allocation, ensuring efficient and responsible spending.
  • Conduct regular audits of cloud expenditures to ensure compliance with established policies and financial controls.
  • Keep abreast of changes in Azure pricing, services, and financial management tools to continually refine policies and procedures.

Stakeholder Collaboration

  • Facilitate workshops and training sessions for various teams to promote understanding of cloud economics and responsible cloud usage.
  • Act as a bridge between finance and IT departments, ensuring alignment of cloud strategy with overall business objectives and financial planning.
  • Engage with external vendors and consultants to benchmark cloud spending and explore opportunities for cost savings or efficiency improvements.

Tools and Resource Management

  • Expertly navigate and utilize Azure Cost Management, Azure Advisor, and other relevant tools for detailed cost analysis and forecasting.
  • Evaluate and implement third-party cost management tools if they offer additional benefits over existing Azure tools.
  • Continuously update skills and knowledge regarding Azure services and cloud financial management trends through professional development and certifications

To request a modification to this listing please email jobs@finops.org

  • Company: Copeland
  • Published: 3rd July 2024
  • Closing Date: 3rd September 2024
  • Country: Philippines
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None