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Cloud Finance Business Partner

The Cloud Finance Business Partner role coordinates strategy, FinOps, advisory & enablement execution activities to support the Head of Cloud Transformation providing financial insights for overall function to achieve our strategic and plan targets as we embark on our new commercialized model across GTO organization.


We are committed to working with bright individuals from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, allows us to attract the best people, and helps us develop great services and solutions. Qualified individuals from all walks of life are encouraged to apply for our open job opportunities.


Your role

As part of the Operational Finance Performance team, you will develop financial and operational aspects of the cloud transformation to ensure alignment with the business goals:

  • Provide expert financial insights and deliver complex analysis to manage business performance and enhance decision making.
  • Maximize our market value to our customers and secure increased demand for our services through providing best in class business partnering, ensuring robust business case and full cost transparency to enable us to provide services at the right pricing, using fair and transparent charging models which will enable us to succeed in a demand-driving environment.
  • Continuous alignment with the product owner, engineering and operations functions with the cyclical development of an iterative cloud road map, understand FinOps KPI’s and how this impacts financial performance.
  • Manage performance and reporting for overall functions. Lead the expense planning, forecasting, and reporting process with a focus on transparency and accuracy of forecasts.
  • Collaboratively develop relevant business cases in the cloud transformation, ensuring constructive challenge, tracking and delivery of benefits.
  • Own the expense and resource allocation process working with the product owners; effectively balance functional strategic objectives to short / long-term delivery of targets.
  • Develop and lead relationships with key stakeholders including business leadership and local GTO executive teams.


Your Skills and Experience

As a Cloud Finance Business Partner your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • 2+ years experience in FinOps delivering AWS or Azure public cloud in a large-scale enterprise environment.
  • Expert level knowledge of Azure or AWS cost management services with associated certifications.
  • Deep understanding of financial planning & performance management, reporting, governance & controls, and other financial aspects.
  • Impact driven and commercial mindset.
  • Mature in navigating multi-functional corporate structures and staying outcome focused.
  • As comfortable getting hands-on as taking a step back and thinking strategically.
  • Forward-thinking & Self-starter mindset to proactively identify opportunities and tackle them.
  • Strong ability to use experience, analysis & judgement to gain support and influence others.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, written, and oral communication skills incl. story telling.
  • Significant experience in managing senior stakeholders.


Additional Information

As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% – you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan – after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona. Please apply with your CV in English.

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  • Company: Zurich Insurance
  • Published: 16th January 2024
  • Closing Date: 27th January 2024
  • Country: Spain
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None