Cloud FinOps Manager

Published: 14th September 2022 Closing Date: 13th November 2022

Palo Alto Networks is looking for a FinOps professional to join its Israeli site as Cloud Infrastructure Finance Manager.We’re looking for a leader that can drive change, with strong analytical skills, an innate attention to detail, an effective communicator, and is passionate to drive change in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

You must be equally adept at crafting and delivering clear and compelling analyses and recommendations to executives on cost growth projections and optimizations, as much as being hands on and developing the tools and capabilities to do rapid analysis of cost drivers.

Your Impact

  • Partner with the engineering and technical teams in Israel and in the US to analyze cloud hosting costs and drive initiatives that would lead to cost optimizations
  • Execute strategic and financial planning processes for your teams (e.g., Monthly Business Reviews, Forecasts, Annual Budget, and Long Range Plan)
  • Developing dashboards that will enable viewing and analyzing costs and unit economics
  • Develop and monitor critical success metrics, and communicate actionable insights
  • Quantify the cloud hosting costs per product and assess the impact of new product launches
  • Developing tools and capabilities to track and analyze detailed cloud hosting costs and gross margin trends by customer to identify and recommend areas of opportunity to improve margins
  • Work with the Engineering team to improve product architecture in a way that will help identify the drivers of the various costs components
  • Work with the Central Cloud and AI team and the Product Strategy team on overall cloud hosting initiatives
  • Preparing presentations on forecasts and roadmaps for review with senior leadership

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Finance, Economics, or equivalent (e.g., CPA, MBA) strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience showing career progression. Experience overseeing large cloud infrastructure budgets for technology companies and/or working with product management a must
  • Analytical problem-solver with the ability to gather, analyze and synthesize large amounts of data in order to drive effective and efficient executive decision-making.  Experience in SQL a must. Experience in Tableau preferred
  • Extensive experience building integrated models from scratch with an ability to build enterprise level infrastructure plans, both near-term operational and forward conceptual
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally in a matrixed organizational structure
  • Go-getter mindset with desire and demonstrated ability to maintain high-performance under tight timelines with a “roll-up sleeves mindset”
  • Exceptional presentation/leadership skills, concise and fluent in communication

The Team

You’re looking for a career with a more fulfilling mission. We have open positions to top talent seeking a challenge. Our finance department performs deep analyses to understand the business and inform the strategic direction of the company. The ideal candidate has exceptional leadership skills, knowledge of financial modeling, business acumen and an innovative mindset to approach problems differently. Our innovation doesn’t stay in Research and Development. Within finance, we seek people who are looking to try new things, while solving business critical equations. If you’re seeking a challenge with a world-wide impact – this is it.

Additional Information

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

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Location

Details

  • Company: PALO ALTO NETWORKS
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • Salary:
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None