Lead Finance Analyst

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BMC works with 86% of the Forbes Global 50 and customers and partners around the world to create their future. With our history of innovation, industry-leading automation, operations, and service management solutions, combined with unmatched flexibility, we help organizations free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead.
Looking for a Domain expert around public clouds (AWS, Azure) to drive cost-optimization/Cost Control. Drive efficiencies to execute latest strategies of AWS and Azure to save cost. Execute cost initiatives around the choice of the Cloud w/ scale up / scale down on Hybrid Cloud strategies (AWS, Azure). 

Primary Responsibilities
As a Cloud FinOps domain expert, you are responsible for developing and implementing a robust program for cloud cost management that helps BMC to optimize/control the Cloud Costs in a fast-paced/changing environment. Responsibilities include cloud services rates settings, and defining consumption and show-back/charge-back reports. In addition to that, you will be responsible for the following activities:
  • Serve as the trusted finance advisor to the SaaS Ops business group
  • Create Cloud cost optimization/ Cloud Cost Control methodologies
  • Define robust cost management practices in the Public Cloud for AWS and Azure
  • Recommend potential options for cost optimization post validation of AWS / Azure financial reports 
  • Develop and track cloud infrastructure capacity and demand forecasts 
  • Create cloud cost performance KPIs and measure the KPI’s performance
  • Engage and collaborate with SaaS ops leaders and develop business partner relationships
  • Support SaaS infrastructure costs FY Planning and Forecasts
  • Support business functions such as data center operations, SaaS operations or cloud provider infrastructures 
  • Consolidate, prioritize and communicate implications of internal decisions
  • Drive enhancement of functional policies, procedures and business practices that improve efficiency and transparency within the function
  • Communication of results and recommendations to management and the business supporting complex data management, analysis, and interpretation
  • Helping business clients understand the financial impact of their business decisions with accompanying analytics
  • Supporting as subject matter expert for product finance data and reporting for cross functional business partners 
  • Assist with ad-hoc analysis and data mining efforts, whenever required
  • Recommend and implement process improvements using technical solutions
  • Cross Train team members
Required Qualifications/ Skills
  • Bachelor's degree required (with MBA preferred) in Finance or Accounting concentration, with at least 8 years’ experience in a Public Cloud Costs Optimization/Cost Control in a Business Finance (FP&A) related role
  • Strong analytical, budgeting and forecasting skills around Cloud Infrastructure costs 
  • Excellent communication and presentations skills 
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint Skills, Data Modelling Skills
  • Hands on experience on OneStream/Hyperion Essbase 
  • Preferred: Experience on SaaS infrastructure costs management, AWS cost optimization including the use of AWS cost management tools 
  • Tableau and Micro-Strategy knowledge preferred 
  • Experience on Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) preferred 
  • Background in information technology and/or software is a plus 
  • Business partnering and relationship management skills
  • In depth understanding of core Finance business processes to ensure timely delivery of financial results as per the expected cadence
Desired (Good to have skills)
  • Self-Starter, High on Energy & a very good team player
  • Willing to perform tasks outside of own area of responsibility whenever needed
  • Uses logic and work experience to solve complex problems in an effective way
  • Ability to work directly with business user and IT counterparts
  • AWS/FinOps certification preferred  
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