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Cloud Financial Analyst

The Role:

You will play a critical role within Morningstar on everything Cloud Finance which includes reporting, optimization, and leadership readouts. Not only will you get to contribute to Morningstar’s cloud success, you will have the opportunity to learn more about cloud, governance, financial responsibility, etc.


Job responsibilities:

  • Support and assist in the development of the cloud FinOps plan and roadmap
  • Provide support for the execution and iteration of cloud spend governance process
  • Partner with Business, Cloud and Finance leaders to define, implement, and drive best practices in FinOps
  • Provide stakeholders with data-driven cost optimization opportunities based on business priorities
  • Provide data analysis and assist in the creation of quantitative financial models and dashboards to track and forecast spend
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports of cloud consumption metrics with recommendations to drive savings and efficiencies
  • Work closely with business FA team on reporting and spend forecasts
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of internal documentation on FinOps, cost optimization and onboarding processes



  • Cloud service provider working knowledge (billing)
  • Cloud analytics and spending capabilities/tools
  • Cloud FinOps modeling and best practices


Nice to have:

  • Experience and knowledge about public and private cloud offerings
  • Financial analytics, forecasting, trending, and cost optimization
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal in both technical and non-technical contexts
  • Experience interacting with business leaders


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  • Company: Morningstar
  • Published: 23rd February 2023
  • Closing Date: 30th April 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None