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Description About this role We are looking for an individual that can bring a wealth of experience to the world of cloud finance & cloud cost optimization here at BlackRock; Someone who is able to work with ambiguous data to drive cloud investment decisions and metrics-driven cost optimization. The candidate will be joining a firm that recognizes strength comes from diversity, and that we will embrace your outstanding skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual. You are a strong candidate when it comes to your ability to work in and lead a truly international team. You will have experience in building out a FinOps field within a large enterprise.
As a Cloud Cost Controller you will:
Build, supervise and improve real-time cloud cost and consumption dashboards and forecasts for executive committee briefings, corporate finance workflows and engineering transparency
Drive cost optimization efforts by collaborating with Finance and Engineering teams across the enterprise, recommending and purchasing reserved instances & savings plans across AWS, Azure and GCP
Partner with our Cloud Governance Council to ensure appropriate tagging and alerts strategies are deployed and maintained at scale to manage costs
Work with product teams to accurately cost out implementations
Develop and maintain KPIs, scorecards and standard methodologies documentation.
What you'll need:
7-10+ years of professional experience within a controller, business management, FP&A or financial operations role
2+ years of experience with Cloud provider technology services
Demonstrated experience with cost optimization
Experience in building out a FinOps subject area within a large enterprise
Proficient cost management knowledge including but not limited to chargeback modeling, cost savings and avoidance tracking, trending and variance analysis and forecasting
Practical knowledge of native cloud provider cost management capabilities and pricing models
Experience with third-party cloud aggregator software with direct experience in anomaly detection, capacity planning and rightsizing, tagging and storage lifecycle policies, and automation
Analytical skills to collect, coordinate and present sophisticated data to a variety of audiences
Experience in developing KPI's and scorecards based on internal and industry benchmarks
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
Who you are:
You know how to influence decision-making - at all levels and across contexts - within an organization
You enjoy getting into the details, and you persevere where others do not
You keep up to date with the latest cloud trends and updates
You are curious about every detail and strive to be a domain specialist in your data sources
Our benefits To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law. BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.