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FinOps Operational Analyst

The FinOps Operational Analyst will be responsible for optimising financial processes, streamlining procurement workflows, managing contract details, and ensuring cost accountability. The role holder will develop, implement, and manage financial operations processes and procedures, in conjunction with the Financial Analyst. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the FinOps function, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively

Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the FinOps function, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Deep-dive cost management of all existing suppliers by product and customer.
  • Build structure to track costs and savings across spend categories, including costs associated to new revenue.
  • Develop savings initiatives, report savings targets and track progress of initiatives.
  • Actively manage and review large spend pools to identify savings opportunities.
  • Key contract understanding – commercial terms, tracking invoices and billing reports against planned spend.
  • Examine spending trends, and opportunities for savings, and advise with specific recommendations for improvement.
  • Engage with procurement for contract management solutions, centralisation, and port details.
  • Ensure cost management and accountability to directors of engineering.
  • Monitor the day-to-day processes including alignment with the data, operations, and budgets.
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with key vendors.
  • Support internal and external audits.

Skill

  • Financial analysis experience.
  • Significant experience in the SaaS Industry/Business Purchase order management experience.
  • Good numerical understanding, strong Excel skills and detail-oriented.
  • Stakeholder management experience.
  • Ability to work with both technology and subject matter experts in the business.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Experience of managing multiple relationships in a fast-paced environment

Location: Birmingham 3 days a week

Contract: 6 month extendable contract

Daily rate: negotiable – client is aiming for the role to sit outside

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

  • Company: Synapri
  • Published: 8th February 2024
  • Closing Date: 20th April 2024
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Contract
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None