Burns & McDonnell IT Financial Cloud Management Analyst - Information Technology (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
As the IT Financial Cloud Management Analyst, you will provide business/financial support for our cloud services as well as cost optimization for the IT department. The successful candidate will leverage their financial, cloud management, and IT experience to identify and help manage cost drivers that align with the organization’s strategies. You will deliver insights and delivered synthesized, actionable facts to our IT department and Global Practices. You will also assist with forecasting, allocating and budgeting IT expenditures including cloud spend.
Maintain cloud usage transparency to educate and trend costs partnering with business, IT, and financial stakeholders.
Oversee cloud billing and manage the cloud cost communications
Provide cost optimization recommendations
Support team in understanding their cloud expenditures based on their business goals and budget
Produce insights that can be shared with and actioned by Management
Create KPIs to support business decision making
Partner with our Infrastructure and Architecture team as well as internal financial analysts
Provide actional intelligence to right-size and scale services efficiently across public clouds
Build out best practices and develop strategies for FinOps
Assist with IT department financials including budgeting, forecasting, and analysis of actuals
Assist with Bill of IT which provides a breakout of IT charge expenditures
Effectively communicate with Global Practices on cost drivers for Bill of IT as well as actionable items for their strategy developments
Experience in cloud expense management using FinOps disciplines within the Azure platform as well as familiarity with AWS and other public cloud
Experience with Cloud billing and cost management tools and process
Experience in cost management tactics such as Reserved Instances and Committed Use Discounts
Experience with advanced Excel functions
Knowledge of financial principles and business analytics
Strong ability to analyze and interpret data and provide insights
Strong written and oral communication skills, and experience presenting formally and informally
FinOps Cloud Practitioner and TBM (Technology Business Management) certification is highly desirable
Experience with Financial analysis tools and ERP systems
Experience with tools such as Azure Portal, Flexera, Apptio, OpenIT, Aternity, and ServiceNow preferred
Experience with software models for engineering, construction, or related industries
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field, etc. Applicable years of experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Minimum 8 years of experience required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite.
Job Information Technology
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Req ID: 213764