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Director - Cloud FinOps - Ariba (Remote)

S&P Global Annapolis, United States
Posted 25 days ago Remote Job Permanent Competitive
Director - Cloud FinOps - Ariba (Remote)
About the Role:
Grade Level (for internal use):
13 The Team: The Director, Cloud FinOps to be a key player in the Infrastructure Engineering team in our S&P Dow Jones Indices division to manage cloud expenditure and manage license/subscriptions/warranty extensions for hardware and software components. This role requires a seasoned FinOps personnel experienced with Cloud infrastructure and who works effectively, both independently as well as collaboratively, in a team environment.

Responsibilities and Impact:
  • Lead negotiations and manage vendor contract renewals, ensuring favorable terms and cost-effectiveness.
  • Handle purchase requests, purchase orders, and Master Services Agreements (MSAs) with precision and efficiency.
  • Track and manage invoice approvals to maintain financial clarity and control.
  • Develop accurate budget estimates aligned with organizational goals and financial forecasts.
  • Monitor vendor spend, software licenses, and overall expenditure to optimize financial resources.
  • Maintain a comprehensive inventory of software licenses and track hardware warranty renewals.
  • Conduct cloud consumption analysis to optimize usage and cost efficiency.
  • Manage Cloud Consumption Forecast and Analysis (CFAR) planning to align with business needs and financial targets.
  • Perform Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis for applications and services.
  • Monitor vendor service delivery and ensure adherence to SLAs.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to streamline operations, reduce costs, and enhance financial performance.
  • Develop strategies to optimize resource allocation and maximize financial resources.
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Conduct profitability analysis of products and services to support strategic decision-making.
Compensation/Benefits Information: (This section is only applicable to US candidates)

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $150,000 to $190,000. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographic location, as well as experience level, skill set, training, licenses and certifications.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .

What We're Looking For:

Basic Required Qualifications:

Seeking a candidate who thrives on innovation and efficiency, with:
  • Extensive proficiency in Ariba.
  • Demonstrated success in managing and optimizing Cloud expenditures.
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud and advanced cost optimization methods.
  • Proven leadership, adept at cultivating and leading top-tier teams.
  • Expertise in strategic planning, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Outstanding analytical prowess, adept at solving complex challenges.
  • Strong communication skills to convey insights effectively.
  • Experience thriving in dynamic, fast-paced environments, like startups or tech firms.
  • Proficiency in data visualization tools and financial dashboards.
  • Familiarity with Cloudability or similar reporting platforms.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • 12+ years of relevant experience desired.
About S&P Global Dow Jones Indic e s

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, we provide iconic and innovative index solutions backed by unparalleled expertise across the asset-class spectrum. By bringing transparency to the global capital markets, we empower investors everywhere to make decisions with conviction. We're the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500 ® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ® . More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world. With over USD 7.4 trillion in passively managed assets linked to our indices and over USD 11.3 trillion benchmarked to our indices, our solutions are widely considered indispensable in tracking market performance, evaluating portfolios and developing investment strategies.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/spdji .

What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:
Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:
We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

Benefits:
We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
For more information on benefits by country visit: https://spgbenefits.com/benefit-summaries

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

IFTECH103.2 - Middle Management Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 300291
Posted On: 2024-06-24
Location: Virtual, Nevada, United States
Job ID  300291
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