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Cloud FinOps Consultant

Job description

Your scope of duties:
  • Consulting with clients to develop and implement cost-optimization strategies for cloud resource utilization across various cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP),
  • Advising clients on establishing financial governance and management processes for cloud spending to align with their business objectives,
  • Analyzing clients’ cloud usage and spending to identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiency improvements,
  • Assisting clients in creating and managing cloud budgets, forecasts, and financial reports to ensure transparency and control over cloud expenditures,
  • Guiding clients in the implementation of tagging strategies for accurate cost allocation and reporting,
  • Recommending solutions for cost savings through reserved instances, savings plans, and other commitment-based discounts,
  • Facilitating chargeback and showback processes for clients to effectively distribute cloud costs across their organizations,
  • Consulting on the financial impact of cloud architectural decisions and service selections,
  • Performing regular financial reviews and audits of clients’ cloud expenditures to ensure adherence to budgets and policies,
  • Serving as the financial expert within cross-functional teams, promoting a culture of financial accountability in cloud usage,
  • Educating clients on FinOps principles and best practices, providing training as needed,
  • Supporting clients in the procurement of cloud services, including assistance with vendor negotiations and contract management.

 

Our requirements:

  • Demonstrable expertise in Cloud Financial Management, Cloud Cost Optimization, or FinOps consulting,
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud pricing models, billing mechanisms, and cost management tools across major cloud providers,
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on financial data interpretation and insight generation,
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders,
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, computer science, or a related field,
  • At least 2 years of experience in a financial role with a focus on cloud services,
  • Proficiency in forecasting, budgeting, and financial modeling for cloud costs,
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and drive cross-functional projects,
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial practices relevant to IT and cloud services.

 

We will also appreciate:

  • Certifications related to cloud platforms (e.g., cost management related certifications, solutions architect),
  • Experience with FinOps implementations and multi-cloud environments for various clients,
  • Understanding of application development, DevOps processes, and their financial implications,
  • Experience ensuring financial or regulatory compliance in cloud environments,
  • Proven project management skills with a track record of leading successful client-focused initiatives,
  • Data analysis and visualization tools,
  • Knowledge of scripting languages for automating cost reporting and optimization efforts.

Requisition ID:  1515166

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  • Company: EY
  • Published: 3rd July 2024
  • Closing Date: 3rd September 2024
  • Country: Poland
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner