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Cloud Financial Data Analyst, Director – Financial Operations (FinOps)

About the job

Cloud Financial Data Analyst, Director – Financial Operations (FinOps) – Cloud cost optimization. We are looking for a passionate Cloud Financial Data Analyst, Director to transform the speed and quality of our insights for product costs and profitability. Your work will enable Smarsh to discover and act on cost efficiencies, accurately forecast cost and data usage, optimize cloud spend and to deliver predictable profitability.

This role sits within the Product Management organization, and reports into the Executive Vice President of Product Strategy. You’ll work horizontally across our entire product management organization and requires strong internal partnerships with Finance, FinOps, Operations and Engineering.

About You


You’re a rare individual that is equally passionate about data, finance, information architecture, cost optimization and SaaS. You are equally comfortable executing and leading through influence. You enjoy working across lots of teams, on a variety of hard problems, at a fast pace and are judicious at prioritization. You value technical excellence, thinking boldly and communicating clearly. You love moving the bar forward every day.

What will you bring?

  • Mature and improve our information systems for dynamic SaaS cost reporting across products, geographies, and customers.
  • Work with FinOps to define requirements and prioritize changes that will improve our information quality.
  • Develop scalable data analysis for cost and usage forecasting, anomaly monitoring and unit costs, leveraging vendor tools where appropriate.
  • Create and distribute monthly and quarterly reports on costs (with FinOps) and product profitability (with Finance) for Executives and the Board of Directors.
  • Mature and improve our portfolio pricing systems and work with MIS to scale them out.
  • Be entrusted to lead programs responsible for driving real change.


  • 5+ years of work experience in financial/data analysis for public cloud SaaS companies
  • BS or BA degree in a related field, such as Computer Science, Business or Economics; Master’s degree a plus
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerBI
  • Highly proficient in data analysis
  • Highly proficient in cloud reporting, analysis and architecture
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, communicating to internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to coordinate across multiple teams and collaborators
  • Highly organized with a strong ability to prioritize
  • AWS or GCP Certifications and FinOps certification all a plus

Who are we?

Smarsh empowers its customers to manage the risk and unleash the intelligence in their digital communications. Our growing community of over 6500 organizations in regulated industries counts on Smarsh every day to help them spot compliance, legal or reputational risks in 80+ communication channels, before those risks become regulatory fines or headlines. Relentless innovation has fueled our journey to consistent leadership recognition from analysts like Gartner and Forrester, and our sustained, aggressive growth has landed Smarsh in the annual Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing American companies since 2008.

What do we offer?

  • Healthcare insurance
  • We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a flexible spending account that allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Personal time off
  • A healthy work-life balance is critical to your success at the office. Smarsh offers a “take-what-you-need” time off policy as well as flexible work arrangements
  • 401K Match
  • Smarsh provides a 4% 401K match for which employees are fully vested on day one.
  • Sabbatical – The Smarsh sabbatical program provides a time to recharge, to study or simply a time to do something you are passionate about away from the workplace. Employees are eligible after six years of service.
  • Recognition – We’re big on kudos for a job well done. Our employee-recognition program enables co-workers to nominate their peers who best embody our core values for recognition

Potential Salary Range:

Minimum $160,000 – Maximum $190,000

The above salary range represents Smarsh’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting. Any applicable bonus programs will be discussed during the recruiting process.

The salary for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, location, speciality and training.

Local cost of living assessments are done for each new hire at the time of offer.

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  • Company: Smarsh
  • Published: 2nd March 2023
  • Closing Date: 2nd May 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Director
  • Salary: USD 160000 - USD 190000
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner