Financial Operations Analyst

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17 Oct 2021
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Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts. Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance and impact of governmental requirements.

What you will do:

  • Provide summaries and detailed usage statistics for resources across public clouds, offering actionable intelligence to right-size and scale services efficiently
  • Identify and facilitate opportunities to optimize, reduce cost and plans to realize the savings
  • Build and maintain cloud usage visibility to proactively optimize workloads
  • Provide early intervention, management, and advice to consumers of the services
  • Work closely with financial and billing teams on budget, forecast, and expenses reports relating to hosting
  • Oversee the cloud Billing Dashboard, and manage the cloud Compute Savings Plan and Reserved Instance purchases,
  • Create operational metrics to demonstrate costs and usage and assist with tracking with the necessary stakeholders.
  • Lead regular cadence calls providing expert advice and consulting on cloud financial management activities
  • Configure and manage cloud cost optimization tools
  • Create and maintain internal documentation on FinOps and cost optimization processes and customer environments
  • Negotiate SaaS agreements for Native cloud and third-party vendors
  • Build financial forecast for committed spend agreements (three & five year)

What you will need:

  • Experience with cloud cost management (AWS, GCP etc)
  • Exposure and experience with FinOps practice and certifications (AWS/GCP)
  • Understands technology pricing and has experience building and managing cost calculators
  • Defining the priorities and roadmap for AWS/GCP/Azure pricing calculators for Acxiom not limited to master but also sub accounts
  • Monthly/bi-weekly view into AWS/GCP/Azure portal and console – deep dive into usage and compare to forecast with actuals, modify and lead efforts to drive savings methodology
  • Monthly/bi-weekly spend evaluations w/in AWS/GCP/Azure portal and console
  • Deep dive into usage / trends for cloud review with product teams
  • Compare to forecast with actuals, work with teams to adjust financial forecasts where appropriate
  • Analyze and propose savings strategies/options.  Create business cases.  Facilitate execution of savings

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.

Who is Acxiom?

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale

Primary Location City/State:

Homebased – Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

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