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Cloud FinOps Manager

As a Cloud FinOps Manager, you’ll have a role that is out of the ordinary, you will co-ordinate initiatives to achieve cloud cost optimisation opportunities and to instil a “FinOps Ready” approach to deployment of cloud services, working with value streams, platforms and the business where appropriate.

Day-to-day, Accountabilities

  • Cloud account administration: manage and administer cloud-based financial accounts, including monitoring usage, managing budgets, and ensuring compliance with financial policies and regulations.
  • Financial reconciliation: be responsible for reconciling cloud provider invoices and charges to ensure accurate billing and financial reporting.
  • Cost optimisation: optimise cloud costs by identifying opportunities to reduce expenses, optimising usage, and negotiating contracts with cloud providers.
  • Vendor Support: Liaise and collaborate with cloud providers and other vendors, including negotiating contracts, resolving billing disputes, and ensuring compliance with service level agreements (SLAs).
  • Reporting and analysis: create financial reports and conduct data analysis to provide insights into cloud usage, costs, and performance.
  • Security and compliance: ensure that cloud usage and financial management practices comply with security and compliance regulations.

This role is full-time, 37 hours per week, and can be based from any of our main UK sites, with adaptive working options.

Essential Experience Of The Cloud FinOps Manager

  • Experience leading FinOps projects and initiatives
  • Setting up Cloud FinOps operations and governance models
  • Sound understanding and experience of defining of IT recharge models
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize your workload to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Good understanding of cloud cost optimisation techniques and billing/metering for cloud platforms
  • Knowledge of cloud contracting, commitment, licensing models, cloud strategies, Dev-Sec-Ops, and cloud-based operations

Qualifications For The Cloud FinOps Manager

We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum.

UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants – GOV.UK (

Our Benefits

  • Adaptive and flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more.
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave.
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant.
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering – helping charities and local community.

Role ID: SF15853

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  • Company: QinetiQ
  • Published: 7th March 2024
  • Closing Date: 11th May 2024
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None