Financial Operations (FinOps) Specialist

We are Earnix

We enable insurers and banks to provide faster, smarter, and safer prices and personalized products. With our products, insurers and banks can offer personalized value to every customer, every time, and in full alignment with their corporate business strategy, goals, and objectives.

With over 80 customers across the five continents, Earnix has been consistently innovating for Banks and Insurers around the globe. We have offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Israel. ​

Description

We are looking for a FinOp Specialist responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of multiple cloud-based complex environments, providing comprehensive financial and technical analysis and support. Helping gain visibility on cloud spend, identify opportunities for optimization, and achieve governance.

Key Responsibilities

o  Evangelize cloud cost management across different levels within the organization, including decision making executives and , R&D and customer service teams. Help promote a culture of cost accountability and awareness.

o  Provide in-depth understandings into Earnix billing and cost models and develop usage forecasts to help calculate efficiency and future expenditure

o  Suggest and promote methodologies to optimize costs and usage

o  Deliver the tooling and capabilities needed to enable our cloud financial management roadmap.

o  Craft detailed product level visibility that will help drive better business decisions and cost accountability.

o  Provide summaries, reports, and detailed usage statistics for resources, offering actionable intelligence to right-size and scale services efficiently.

o  Manage the provisioning of cloud resources to customers and affiliates

o  Assess new business needs and manage existing ones

o  Work extensively with leading cloud vendors. 

o  Be a subject matter expert on cloud cost levers (EDP, Auto Scaling, Reserved Instances, Spot Instances, Savings Plans, etc.)

o  Work effectively with cross-functional teams, assimilating requirements, driving results in data insights, and building strategic partnerships

Requirements

o  A Bachelor’s Degree in either Economics, Business, Finance or Computer Science 

o  Proven experience in Cloud Cost Management.

o  Experience with AWS billing, cost management tools, and processes (preferred).

o  Knowledge of Public Cloud offerings and consumption models

o  Knowledge of AWS services, architectures, and tools (preferred).

o  Knowledge of financial principles and business finance.

o  A high degree of problem-solving and the ability to identify root causes and create appropriate solutions

o  Solid organizational and project management skills

o  Advanced proficiency with analytical and visualization tools (Excel, AWS Athena, Splunk, SQL, etc.)

o  Excellent written and verbal communications skills

o  Excellent interpersonal skills

o  Must take the initiative and be proactive in communicating promptly with internal customers and with vendors

o  Ability to work independently under the pressure of deadlines

o  Ability to handle multiple assignments to successful completion

o  Excellent attention to details and ability to synthesize data

o  Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as an individual and as part of a team

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