Solution and Product Management

SAP Concur - Senior Cloud Financial Operations Program Manager

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What you'll do

We’re looking for an outstanding Cloud Financial Operations Program Manager who promotes shared responsibility for organizations cloud computing infrastructure and costs.  We view financial operations (FinOps) as a public cloud management discipline that enables organizations to get maximum business value from cloud by helping technology, finance, and business teams to collaborate on data-driven spending decisions.


Expectations and Tasks

  • Develop process and maintain support for engineering teams to maintain their hyperscaler environment budgets.
  • Lead metrics and dashboard review meetings · Devise and distribute billing reports to internal stakeholders, to achieve effective cost management
  • Create operational metrics to demonstrate costs and usage and to identify areas for cost-cutting and improvement
  • Develop and maintain cost and forecasting models to provide required insights on current and future cloud spend.
  • Develop & track opportunities to optimize costs and operational improvement with key internal infrastructure and service providers.
  • Partner with application, product and infrastructure teams on ongoing basis to help them understand their cloud spend and optimize it based on their unique needs
  • Provide senior level expertise and serve as a key advisor to leadership on decisions and priorities regarding the enterprises overall Cloud cost strategy, consumption and optimization.
  • Perform consumption analysis to define and execute reserved instances and savings plans.
  • Serve as a liaison between AWS and us to obtain recommendations on how to reduce costs and use resources effectively in our Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments
  • Work within the Cloud organization including Architecture and SRE to ensure cost optimization efforts are understood incorporated in the patterns and policies


What you will bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Operations, or other relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years of project and/or operations management in a software development environment.
  • Advanced understanding of cloud platforms, consoles, and services (Azure, AWS, and Google) including Cost Explorer, Cost and Usage Reports, Reserved Instances, Savings Plans, Sustained Use Discounts/Committed and other Cloud cost mechanics
  • An analytical mindset with the ability to discern patterns, drive efficiencies, and lower total cost of ownership for technology processes and solutions.
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to productively converse with business stakeholders and engineers alike.
  • Experience creating advanced product level visibility that will help drive better business decisions and cost accountability.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit who relishes new challenges and is comfortable plotting a course through ambiguity.
  • Self-driven and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams.
  • Team player willing to jump in and solve problems.
  • Strong organizational, task, and project management skills
  • PMP strongly preferred
  • Master’s Degree preferred


We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team:

This position is eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program subject to the eligibility criteria outlined in the SAP Internal Employee Referral Policy. 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID: 335009  | Work Area: Solution and Product Management  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations:  #LI-Remote

Requisition ID:  335009
Posted Date:  Jun 15, 2022
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6B 1A9

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