Azure Financial Analyst - CSI-IT-064

Cynet Systems   •  

Whippany, NJ

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 4 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Azure Financial Analyst for our client in Whippany, NJ

Job Title: Azure Financial Analyst

Job Location: Whippany, NJ

Job Type: Contract 12 Months

Job Description:

Role Value Proposition:

  • With the recent advancements in technology, many firms are investing heavily in new capabilities such as cloud infrastructure.
  • MetLife Investments Technology is looking to onboard a financial analyst with a specialty in Microsoft Azure financials.
  • The candidate will have the ability to deconstruct complex Azure related financials for our internal customers and develop financial models and control processes as we expand into public cloud using Microsoft Azure.
  • The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a strong sense of customer service and teamwork.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and document best Azure provider based on cost (Microsoft, DXC, MetLife)
  • Develop Azure Costing Template / Financial model including views by direct costs vs. indirect costs
  • Work with external hosting provider to understand Azure governance to control runs/costs
  • Manage requests related to Azure as it relates to financials, including providing estimates and present to colleagues including management
  • Identify process for review of utilization and cost reports
  • Develop process for Azure financial process reviews including TCO updates
  • Provide teams the capability of understanding cost of running bursts
  • Partner with Tech Shared Services to ensure consistent process with managing Azure processes and reporting
  • Participate in infrastructure and software financialforecasting including hardware, software.
  • Effort includes deep dives to understand root cause of expense drivers and challenging rationale with enterprise knowledge and gathered facts
  • Communication and education of process to Investment IT including senior leadership

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Minimum three years of experience in a Finance role managing Cloud Infrastructure
  • Comfortable working with technology and finance colleagues at all levels
  • He/she will have excellent interpersonal and data organizational skills and be adept at establishing credibility and building relationships
  • It is essential that the candidate be highly organized with an advanced knowledge of MS Excel and constantly looking for process improvements.
  • Excellent and efficient skills including the use of pivot tables, macros and modeling functions
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis, IT project accounting and expense management
  • Strong work ethic, ability to multitask, attention to detail and resourceful.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills


  • Openness to an environment of active developmental feedback from peers and managers
  • Proven ability to respond within short time constraints and meet deadlines, while maintaining accuracy
  • Focus on best practice implementation specifically around financialprocesses and reporting
  • Prior experience with Financial Reporting and Data Visualization Technology (e.g. PowerBI, Apptio)
  • BA/BS in Finance / Information Systems (a candidate with a dual Finance / IS degree is a big plus)
  • An outstanding ability to analyze problems, applyquantitative analytical approaches, communicate effectively and confidently (both oral and written), and work well in cross-functional teams