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Cloud Cost Analyst

General information

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Software & Product Development

Ref #:

20210017379

Description & Requirements

Description

We are seeking an individual that is passionate about technology, with experience in financial modeling, that will bring those two areas together to drive cost optimization of our cloud deployments. As a Cloud Cost Analyst, you will create financial reports and models that will help Cloud leadership make strategic decisions and assist in providing an in-depth view of our current environments. You will work alongside the technical, business and leadership teams to piece together multiple data sets and sources to create a digestible view of the complex platforms in use.

Responsibilities
• Design, build and execute on the development of new processes for capturing operational and financial data on spend areas to help drive efficiencies and provide incremental business value added insight to the cloud organization
• Build and present financial reports and models to Cloud leadership
• Develop tracking and reporting tool for outside service and maintenance spend at the project level, including working with vendors, that can be then translated into financial budgets and forecasts and identifying areas where exceeding prior assumptions and where there is an opportunity to improve
• Partner with the Cloud organization teams to build annual budget forecasts and track budget spend progress throughout the year
• Create finance models driven by load/transaction volume to quantify costs based on business initiatives
• As a subject matter expert, provide insights into structure and sources of cloud cost elements, reconciliation of invoices, analysis of trends and breakdowns of costs by environment
• Partner with the Finance team to develop reports and processes to support financial reporting and modeling
• Manage cost baseline models for future environment builds

Qualifications

• 5-8+ years of overall experience along with 3+ years of hands on experience with public cloud technologies, Google Cloud preferred
• Experience in developing financial reports and presentations
• Experience performing Business Analysis and developing new processes
• Strong communication and analytical skills
• Self-motivated, proactive individual with ability to multi-task independently in a fast-paced environment
• Highly skilled with Microsoft Office applications, with a strong emphasis on Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 


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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.

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