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Cloud FinOps Practitioner

Are you a Cloud FinOps practitioner? Do you have experience of managing and optimising cloud costs in complex Enterprise environments? Do you want to make an impact that matters and help diverse organisations in their Cloud adoption path? Do you want to take the lead in establishing new ways of thinking about Cloud FinOps? Do you like a variety and fast-paced environments?

Cloud Technology presents exciting and disruptive opportunities for both our clients and us. We are looking for people to join our team who embrace change and bring us ever greater breadth and depth of expertise. The quality of our technical skills is enhanced through your practical knowledge of implementation and our ability to learn from each other.

We are seeking a skilled Cloud FinOps Consultant to join our team. In this role, you will leverage FinOps Foundation principles to optimise clients’ cloud spending and maximise investment value. Responsibilities include performing detailed cloud assessments, developing cost optimisation strategies, and delivering financial reporting. You will enable Cloud FinOps capabilities by establishing processes, governance, and a culture of cost awareness. Additionally, you will guide clients on best practices, implement cost management tools, and provide ongoing support. As a Cloud FinOps Consultant, you will bridge technical and financial teams, benchmark expenditures, and serve as a trusted advisor to improve cloud financial management. The ideal candidate has strong cloud cost management experience, analytical and communication skills, and a track record of driving financial efficiency.

  • Understand, interpret and apply legislative and/or regulatory requirements to risk domain documentation (e.g. the formulation of a new policy to address a new regulatory requirement)
  • Advise on methodology enhancements to existing processes
  • Interpret and apply financial crime considerations to the risk strategy of an organisation (e.g. formulation of a risk appetite statement, risk based approach etc.) and articulate the associated outcomes
  • Devise, articulate and implement solutions based on regulatory scrutiny or demand
  • Advise on comprehensiveness or efficiency of currently implemented processes
  • Understand implications of methodology through risk-based processes (e.g. risk weightings, risk scoring and controls)
  • Devise, articulate and implement project and workstream plans, take on accountability for all / aspects of risk and issue management, contribute to senior and executive level reporting.
  • Evaluate regulatory control design issues, develop mitigation plans, and assess and design regulatory controls procedures and policies
  • Leads interactions with client’s business stakeholders to gather key information on controls components (e.g., control environment, risk assessment, control activities) to enable a comprehensive assessment
  • Employs an analytics and technology-driven approach to controls assessment to enable real-time analysis and data-driven decisions
  • Independently performs testing of regulatory controls for design and operating effectiveness
  • Drives analysis of control deficiencies to prioritize gaps and develop targeted mitigation plans
  • Assesses and develops policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and alignment with business goals and objectives.


  • Minimum 4-year relevant Academic Degree, B Eng / BSc Degree Preferred
  • Professional / Expert cloud certification, AWS Solutions Architect Professional or Azure Solutions Architect Expert.
  • FinOps Certified Practitioner

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  • Company: Deloitte
  • Published: 4th June 2024
  • Closing Date: 4th August 2024
  • Country: South Africa
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner