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IT Finance Management Business Analyst

In this role you will have knowledge of IT services and financial management processes and best practices such as budgeting, cash vs accrual accounting principles, cost allocations, capital & operating expense handling, program portfolio management, and application/infrastructure support.  You will come from a Strong ITIL or Service Management background.  It is key in this role that you enjoy a collaborative approach and are able to communicate with our global internal stakeholders. 

Why Us  

Illumina is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine.  

With rapid advances in technology taking place, it is mission-critical to offer solutions that are not only innovative, but flexible, and scalable, with industry-leading support and service. We strive to meet this challenge by placing a high value on collaborative interactions, rapid delivery of solutions, and meeting the needs of our customers.   

Our customers include a broad range of academic, government, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other leading institutions around the globe.  

 

This role is based in the UK, where you will be a vital part of our in-house IT team. You will work across EMEA, US and APAC regions and it is key you have some flexibility with your working hours to accommodate these time zones.    

 

Why You  

You will be collaborative, driven, energetic, hands-on individual with a financial and service management background to support and continually improve our IT Infrastructure Financial Management capabilities that is designed to provide executives with the knowledge to effectively manage and communicate the cost, quality, and value of IT Infrastructure Services.  This is a role where you will liaise with budget holders globally.  It is essential that you are collaborative in your style and enjoy interaction at a senior level.  You will have a patient manner and be able to deliver technical financial information to a non-financial audience.  Illumina is fast paced and to be successful in this role you will thrive in this environment.  You will be practical and hands on as well as an excel expert.  Your main analyst tool will be excel so you must be comfortable working with this.  

 

The role  

In this role you will have knowledge of IT services and financial management processes and best practices such as budgeting, cash vs accrual accounting principles, cost allocations, capital & operating expense handling, program portfolio management, and application/infrastructure support.  You will come from a Strong ITIL or Service Management background.  It is key in this role that you enjoy a collaborative approach and are able to communicate with our global internal stakeholders. 

 

Responsibilities will include 

  • Serve as a functional subject matter analyst for ITFM (understanding data structures and taxonomies, various cost pools, allocation logic, and business rules) 

  • Gather functional and business requirements and rapidly translate that information into a working set of operational and financial models, dashboards, and management reports (leveraging ITFM and other reporting tools) 

  • Import, transform, and rationalize data from systems of record such as General Ledger, Fixed Assets, ServiceNow, Cloud Platforms (AWS, Google) 

  • Conduct monthly and quarterly analysis on spend and identify optimization opportunities 

  • Design cost models for services delivered by Compute, End User Technology, Network and Enterprise Business Services like Server, Storage, Database, Desktop, Messaging etc. taking into consideration all cost components 

  • Develop the cost models in Excel based tools, support the transformation to a financial management solution 

  • Enable Service owners to capture and provide all inventory details needed for service pricing as input into service costing and automate the data input where possible 

  • Support various projects sponsored by technology leadership 

  • Support product roadmap for evolving ITFM maturity 

  • Implement and continuously improve framework, model, taxonomy and metrics through industry best practices, current trends and lessons learned 

 

Preferred background, skills and experience 

  • Basic accounting knowledge including cash vs accrual based accounting, capex vs opex, & amortisaton 

  • Understands the principles of Technology Business Management Framework and IT Financial Management 

  • Communication skills / Ability to communicate at executive level 

  • Advanced analytical skills and fundamental report development skills 

  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint, to include pivot tables, advanced formulas, and executive level reporting 

  • Strong ITIL or Service Management background 

  • Certified in Technology Business Management 

  • Advanced report development skills 

  • PowerBI expertise a plus 

  • ITFM Tool experience a plus 

 

What can you expect 

With Illumina you can expect a highly competitive salary accompanied by a market leading benefits package. You will be part of the global leader in the Sequencing industry where you will find robust growth opportunities and career development within Illumina.  

Our team members are bright, energetic and dedicated - they are the driving force behind our innovation and impact. To attract the best and brightest, we offer a competitive employee benefits program. We view it as a smart investment in our people, one that recognizes the tremendous value they bring to our business every day. At Illumina, we push boundaries. We think beyond the conventional. We dream big. With the energy of so many bright and accomplished people, the opportunities are endless.