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Cloud Financial Analyst

The Cloud FinOps/Financial Analyst will support a DoD client in IT financial management and project control efforts on Cloud implementations.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include all activities related to cloud financial management and analysis support. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create and manage budgets for cloud spending, taking into account organizational goals and growth projections.
  • Monitor ongoing cloud expenses and identify cost-saving opportunities, such as unused or underutilized resources in AWS console.
  • Generate regular reports and dashboards to provide visibility into cloud spending and cost trends.
  • Conduct in-depth cost analysis to identify cost drivers and areas for improvement.
  • Develop methods for allocating cloud costs to different business units or projects, enabling chargeback or showback mechanisms.
  • Conduct analysis of multiple complex cost proposals. Analyze the contractor’s proposed estimated costs for reasonableness, allow ability and allocability by reviewing all significant direct and indirect cost elements, (i.e., material, labor, overhead, general and administrative expenses, facilities, supplies, equipment, and transportation) and other proposal costs, which extend over the life of the contract.
  • Conduct analytical reviews on various cloud cost elements, such as material, labor, and profit to determine the reasonableness of the various cost elements. Prepare a cost/price analysis report of conclusions reached, for contracts involving complex requirements.
  • Evaluate the contractor’s cloud hosting cost proposals, analyze contractor’s past performance on, cost control on similar procurements; use of standards and/or other quantitative techniques in producing like or similar items. Review the adequacy and soundness of the contractor’s proposals for compliance with cost accounting standards (CAS). Identify cost impact of accounting system changes or noncompliance, based on information provided by auditors or agency. Document findings allow ability and allocability of costs based on such reviews.
  • Support client with Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution (PPBE) with a specific focus on Planning and Programming.
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders and counterparts to facilitate efforts throughout the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) cycle with respect to the development and integration of those efforts.
  • Support development of cloud transition schedules and coordinate with key stakeholders and counterparts to facilitate efforts.
  • Assist with the development of key briefings, information papers, and presentations for senior leaders to inform critical decisions on investment strategies.

Qualifications

  • Must have an active Secret security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in business administration, economics, engineering, or management information systems).
  • Minimum of two years of experience in IT financial management or FinOps
  • Minimum of five years of analytical experience, preferably in the field of cost analysis, data visualization, database creation, or computer science.
  • Five years of DoD cost/ acquisition experience required.
  • Experience analyzing U.S. Government cost reimbursable contracts highly preferred.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office products with an emphasis on Excel (particularly the use of PivotTables).
  • Strong Communication skills with an emphasis on technical writing and writing cost reports.
  • Preferably Army PEO EIS experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $110,000.00 – $165,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  • Government Contracting: 3 years (Required)

Security clearance:

  • Secret (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

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

  • Company: N2IA Technologies
  • Published: 19th December 2023
  • Closing Date: 27th January 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $110,000 - $165,000
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None