Data Center Expense Analyst
Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 20 years of continuous growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,100 networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.
Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best-in-class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
As a Data Center Expense Analyst, you will be responsible for analyzing and monitoring the expenses of a data center. You will work closely with finance, procurement, and technical teams to identify cost-saving opportunities, develop budgets and forecasts, and ensure that expenses are in line with company goals and objectives.
Procure to Pay Process
Creates Purchase Requisitions for the country/region expenses within a moderate scope
Monitors Purchase order KPIs and recommends process improvements
Resolves PO problems through partnership with internal and external stakeholders
Analyzes budget and commitments for trends to resolve inconsistencies and process adherence issues
Runs and provides commitment tracking reporting to Data Center teams, supporting Ops finance on month end reporting, variance commentary, and supporting the accrual process
Generate KPI reporting around Ops tasks completion and accuracy (such as receipting) and provides analysis
Provides process improvement recommendations and supports implementation efforts
Key touch point for Ops team on finance admin related queries
Partners with vendors for moderate query resolution management working closely with the Accounts Payable team
Ensures budget, forecast and month end results are timely and accurate
Acts as the link between the business and Finance to meet commitments
Financial Problem Solving
Solves problems and applies experience to analyze possible solutions within a moderate scope
Investigates actual vs. forecast variances and supports development of executive summaries
Conducts month end accrual process
Provides moderate levels of analysis and performs ad hoc duties as required; calls out sophisticated analytic needs to FP&A team
Provides recommendations for process improvement/efficiency gains and supports implementation efforts
At least 3 years of experience in financial analysis or expense management, preferably in a data center or IT environment or
Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Proficiency in Excel and other financial analysis tools.
Knowledge of data center operations and technologies.
Understanding of financial accounting principles and practices.
Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email to [email protected] Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you.
Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.
Unconscious bias training
Short term disability
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