Azure FinOps Lead KPMG Enterprise-Wide Technology (EWT) Role Purpose: Key responsibilities: Qualifications

KPMG International Cooperative

Azure FinOps Lead KPMG Enterprise-Wide Technology (EWT) Role Purpose: Key responsibilities: Qualifications

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KPMG International Cooperative, Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 6 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 2f858ac6230b4bd5afa01aa305470ea3

Full Job Description

At its core, the goal of the EWT- FinOps Team is a strategic cloud financial management organisation that enables KPMG to get maximum business value by helping engineering, finance & business teams to collaborate on data-driven spending decisions. The Cloud Cost Optimization Manager is responsible for leading the team to manage the end-to-end lifecycle for cloud financial management including data analysis, forecasting and optimization.

This person will be responsible for working with a range of internal stakeholders to design, develop and manage the FinOps function to optimise cloud costs. The role will create analytics and implement a body of reporting to enable visibility and transparency into the Cloud Portfolio to help proactively manage all aspects of our cloud usage and spend and also enable and ensure clarity of storytelling in line with the company's Cloud and Tech investments priorities. This will be accomplished through your leadership and drive of cloud Cost Governance across the organisation.,

  • Translating cloud data into actionable recommendations, promoting cost-aware architecture design, optimised cloud licensing of software and databases and leveraging code to automate optimization.

  • Drive cost optimization within the cloud through monitoring, discovery, development, and sharing of cost-saving opportunities primarily in Azure.

  • Prepare and manage reports on cloud costs and cloud consumption against budgets and forecast plans.

  • Partner with our Architecture and Operations Teams to ensure appropriate tagging and alerts strategies are deployed and maintained at scale to manage costs

  • Leverage the FinOps tools, interpret the findings, and make technical recommendations to the business application teams to help reduce ongoing cost.

    Bachelor's Degree in finance, Computer Science, or Information Systems.

  • Demonstrable professional experience Cloud Advisory & IT Financial Services or Operational Experience with Cloud Cost Governance within an IT Organization

  • Experience and working knowledge of native cloud cost management tooling and/or third- party cloud management or optimization platforms

  • Experience in working within FinOps subject area within a large enterprise

  • Cost management knowledge including but not limited to chargeback modelling, cost savings and avoidance tracking, trending and variance analysis and forecasting.

  • Azure cloud practitioner certifications

    KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients' most critical challenges.


  • With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in., Technology is at the heart of what we do and part of the very DNA of our business. That's why we've invested in a single powerful team of connected technologists. 1,500 specialists, creating a step change in the way we work. Broader, deeper expertise, which is delivered to our clients faster than ever. Our connected solutions stretch across a range of specialisms too. From technology transformation, cyber and risk management through to security operations, data and analytics, automation, powered apps and Cloud. This is an opportunity to join a team that combines the entrepreneurial spirit and imagination of a start-up with the resources only a global network can provide. We're committed to simplified structures and are investing in workplace tools that enable us to collaborate and innovate whether you're working at home, in our office or at client sites.