Senior Cloud Financial Analyst in Miami, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/20/2020

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Cloud Financial Analyst Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Cloud Financial Analyst. This role requires an experienced cloud financials professional responsible for the coordination and oversight of the AWS Cloud financials. The candidate will oversee all aspects of the AWS Cloud spend. This position defines and develops policies and procedures for the AWS financial governance charter. The candidate will prepare reports for upper management regarding status of the spend in the cloud with the use of the AWS cloud financial tools (i.e. CloudCheckr, AWS Cloud Cost Explorer, etc.). He/she will be responsible for creating budgets and forecasts and will develop and manage complex AWS cloud financial and statistical models/forecasts across all business units both individually and across the enterprise.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports critical IT strategies by managing the AWS cloud initiatives related to financials
  • Responsible for day-to-day monitoring of the Demand vs Usage vs Cost vs Budget
  • Work closely with the IT Operations counterpart to ensure proper budgeting and forecasting for Reserved Instance purchases
  • Responsible for gathering and analyzing financial requirements, documentation and reporting
  • Identifies problem areas with AWS cloud financials related to credits and provides the necessary corrections and recommendations for resolution
  • Issue tracking, resolution and escalation to appropriate company IT leadership
  • Responsible for AWS Cloud financials. This requires constant management and monitoring of the IT spend on the cloud. Responsible for forecasting, budgeting, invoice management, and reporting. Use of appropriate cloud management platforms and tools (i.e. CloudCheckr, AWS native cloud tools, etc.)
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis; Demand vs usage vs Cost vs budget
  • Create new AWS Cloud policies and procedures in line with the AWS Governance charter
  • Manage all Expense and CAP related to projects and operations. Provide accurate and thorough analysis on forecasted numbers received from individual departments within IT
  • Generate and manage monthly IT OPEX financial reports. Provide scorecards based on individual IT forecast and staffing
  • Schedule and facilitate IT OPEX sessions to review the monthly G&A numbers with each IT cost center owner
  • Manage credits, charges, billing, and invoices
  • Deep Dive, understand, and communicate to leadership insights on bi-weekly capital forecast analysis and commentary
  • Develop and maintain ongoing reports to monitor and control the IT spending
  • Analyze the status on the issues and risks affecting the IT financials
  • Set up budget, Guardrails, and Alerts to ensure detective and preventive measures are taken to stay within budget
  • Specify the measure and size of this job's financial responsibility.
  • The employee supports the company's analytical systems and associated tools used for financial planning, forecasting and reporting
  • Employee will help make decisions related to support of the new AWS financial reports for the organization

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of College (MIS/Finance/Accounting preferred) but may be substituted with exceptional work experience
  • Working knowledge of AWS Cloud Financial analysis along with P&L knowledge is required
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong in Excel
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work independently in a fast moving environment

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.