Centrica Energy is looking for a FinOps Analyst to act as a bridge between finance and operational functions, ensuring the successful delivery of financial commitments and strategic initiatives.
The FinOps Analyst will work closely with the Head of Programme Management and Delivery to oversee the financial planning, analysis, and budget management for the IT team. This role emphasizes financial efficiency, scalability, and collaboration, with a focus on aligning the team's operational activities with financial strategy.
The role is based in our modern and engaging Aalborg office and works in close collaboration with the wider team.
In this role you get to be a crucial part of the team working with financial management, cloud cost optimization, operational collaboration, reporting and compliance. Your key responsibilities will include:
Coordinate financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting for the IT team.
Analyse financial performance, invoices and contracts to identify opportunities for cost optimisation and efficiency improvements.
Collaborate with IT and cloud management teams to implement cloud cost management strategies.
Maintain the cost and forecast model to a high degree of accuracy and insight.
Model the impact of decisions and change to the forecast.
Develop and implement financial controls and procedures that align with operational goals.
Ensure compliance with financial standards, and organisational policies.
You will provide financial insights and guidance to support strategic decision-making and collaborate with other finance and operational teams to align financial strategies and processes.
Furthermore you will utilize your communication skills when you:
Partner with operational leaders to integrate financial planning and analysis into daily operations.
Prepare and present regular reports, including variance analysis, trends, and forecasts.
Facilitate cross-functional collaboration to drive financial performance and scalability.
Assist the Head of Programme Management and Delivery with communication of financial forecasts and budget tracking to upper management.
To be successful in this role we expect that you have:
A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field.
Experience working in an IT environment, especially within Financial Services or Energy Trading.
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Strong understanding of financial principles, cost management, and financial modelling.
It would also be an advantage if you:
Have proven experience in financial operations and cloud cost optimization, particularly within AWS and Azure.
Are proficient in financial software, tools, and cloud management platforms.
Centrica Energy Trading is a leading European energy trader with +13 GW of renewable power under management and over 15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market. We provide competitive solutions for Renewables that help manage merchant risks and lower costs whilst meeting the needs of investors and banking partners.
We have a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent, and the responsibilities and tasks we take on, are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility.
At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap across the technology sector and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled which is why we aim to fight the unconscious biases. Belonging to these groups does not give you special advantages in the recruitment process either as we aim to hire the best candidate for our teams independently of the above-mentioned factors. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!
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