FinOps Consultant

Published: 25th August 2022 Closing Date: 21st September 2022
THE ROLE 

Maryville Consulting Group is seeking a FinOps consultant to deliver high-quality outcomes for enterprise accounts across the US. This candidate will bring experience participating in engagements for Fortune 500 organizations with industry best practice approaches. This role will have the opportunity to lead accounts, manage engagements, and support business development opportunities.  In all cases, we seek leaders that work to take unstructured problems and drive a well-defined and thorough execution method to delivery.

The mission of the FinOps practice at Maryville is to work jointly with clients to mature their FinOps practice by analyzing optimization opportunities, communicating value creation from cloud practitioners to their customers, and forming partnerships within the business, finance, and IT.  This role is within Maryville’s Technology Business Management (TBM) Practice focusing on FinOps, which provides technical and strategic solutions to help executive leaders measure, manage, and communicate the value of the cloud investment to the enterprise.

Common engagements include creating FinOps strategy, managing and measuring cloud performance, optimizing cloud investments, and integrating cloud financials within the broader organization. The FinOps focus of the Technology Business Management Practice is rapidly expanding with substantial opportunity for career growth and additional accountabilities.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT 

As part of the FinOps Team, you’ll provide guidance and offer unique perspectives that enable clients to mature their cloud operating model and increase the value that cloud provides to the business.

You will be expected to:
  • Lead client service delivery for FinOps engagements as part of client-facing teams (typically 2-6 people)
  • Deliver timely outcomes while attaining the highest possible client satisfaction
  • Identify opportunities to expand and grow strategic accounts through high-quality engagement delivery and excellent client relationships
  • Cultivate customer relationships and become a trusted advisor in the strategic development of all aspects of the cloud at our clients
KEY QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Familiarity with the “Big 3” cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP) and their product suites and pricing models
  • Knowledge of cloud cost optimization strategies
  • Ability to map client business objectives to create actionable reporting
  • Experience in enterprise technology, managerial finance or management & technology consulting
  • Demonstrable project management skills with the ability to drive outcomes
  • Ability to make strategic recommendations to increase FinOps maturity
  • Understanding of core finance and accounting principles and basic understanding of accounting processes (budgeting, accruals, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and spoken
  • Comfortable influencing and building trust-based, value-added relationships with senior executives
  • Demonstrated leadership in problem statement definition, solution proposal, and solution execution
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, General Business, or Information Technology
  • PMP, ITIL, and/or FinOps certifications
  • Experience with Cloud billing and cost management tools and processes
  • IT industry understanding and experience of leading digital transformation initiatives
This position is based in the Boston Financial District Office, with flexibility for work from home balance.

Location

Details

  • Company: Maryville Consulting Group
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary:
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner