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Senior Financial Analyst – Cloud Spend

Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we are able to hire eligible candidates for this role from any location in Australia and New Zealand. If this sparks your interest, apply today and chat with our friendly Recruitment team further.

Do you love solving problems with numbers? Do you want to play a meaningful role in influencing the company strategy and resource allocations? Are you looking to make a big impact, partner with world-class talent and take your career to the next level?

Our Financial Planning & Analysis team is looking for a Senior Finance Analyst who partners with the business to create, manage, and review Cloud spend.  You will evaluate critical capacity planning changes, develop plans that encompass storage and compute planning, and maintain the plan of record for Atlassian’s Cloud infrastructure program.  If you are looking to make a big impact, partner directly with business owners across all of our products and platform, and take your career to the next level, we encourage you to join us in this exciting journey. Working in a dynamic environment, we’re looking for teammates who are creative, proactive, and willing to challenge the status quo!

In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Engage with Product and Platform account and service owners to track, manage and forecast infrastructure spend across their business
  • Host and manage regular sync-up meetings covering infrastructure changes. Manage any requested changes to the plan and work with engineering groups in evaluating the capacity, cost, and timing impacts
  • Work with the engineering teams to set up goals, metrics and track reserved instance and other private pricing program impact as well as to develop next generation network planning tools
  • Leverage visualisation and mapping tools such as Tableau, Excel and other data analytics tools to conduct analysis, produce charts/graphs and support partner/internal engagements
  • Work closely with the engineering teams to identify, flag and rectify any data inconsistencies related to our billing

On your first day, we’ll expect you to have:

  • Extensive experience in financial modelling
  • Ideally experience in public cloud or infrastructure finance
  • Technology or Software / SaaS industry experience
  • Strong analytical skills, with proficiency using Excel, SQL
  • Knowledge of BI tools and technologies (e.g. Tableau)
  • Ideally, have experience with Anaplan
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (Finance, Accounting, Economics), MBA and/or CPA is a plus

You will be:

  • Proactive, creative, decisive, and willing to challenge the status quo
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to explain financial data to non-finance partners
  • A strategic thinker, hands-on and resourceful
  • Have a proven ability to drive change while still being collaborative and inclusive in nature
  • Adaptable and manage competing responsibilities and deadlines in a timely manner

More about our team

Atlassian has a business model, with a focus on growth and profitability, that is rare among its growth technology peers. We also have an analytics DNA that runs deep through the company’s core. FP&A is a highly visible team in the organisation at the intersection of both these focus areas. The FP&A team is a talented and collaborative team with a unique mix of technology industry, consulting and financial services background. Our responsibilities include facilitating planning, providing insight into business performance, supporting strategic decision making and helping predict the future of the business. We encourage decision-making at every level and highly value an open-minded approach and organisational transparency. We work closely with business leaders across all areas of the business to support the Company’s continued growth. You’ll join an extraordinary team that is passionate about Atlassian, its products, and its customers.

Our perks & benefits

To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.

About Atlassian

The world’s best teams work better together with Atlassian. From medicine and space travel, to disaster response and pizza deliveries, Atlassian software products help teams all over the planet. At Atlassian, we’re motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone’s perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

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  • Company: Atlassian
  • Published: 12th October 2022
  • Closing Date: 11th November 2022
  • Country: Australia
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None