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Date:  Feb 6, 2024

Financial Operations Intern

Location: 

Ipswich, MA, US, 01938

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

Your Opportunity

As a Financial Operations (FinOps) Intern, you will:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of FinOps principles and practices.
  • Gain hands-on experience in using tools such as AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cost Explorer and other Cloud Cost Management tools. 
  • Cultivate skills in financial analysis and budget management within a cloud environment.

 

This internship aims to provide a well-rounded experience, fostering both technical and collaborative skills essential for effective financial operations in cloud environments

 

What You’ll Do (Primary Responsibilities)

  • Assist in monitoring and analyzing cloud usage and costs to identify areas for optimization and potential cost savings.
  • Utilize tools like AWS Cost Explorer to gain insights into spending.
  • Generate and maintain regular reports on cloud cost and usage metrics, helping the team make informed decisions by providing insights into variances and discrepancies.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure cloud resources are correctly tagged for accurate allocation and cost tracking.
  • Collaborate with technical and financial teams to develop and implement best practices for Cloud Financial Management.
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial reports related to cloud expenditures to help the FinOps team to provide stakeholders with clear and actionable financial insights.
  • Explore and implement automation tools to streamline FinOps processes.
  • Conduct research on latest trends and technologies in Cloud Cost Management and provide recommendations for adapting to industry changes.
  • Stay up to date with cloud cost management best practices and emerging trends in FinOps.

 

What Sets you apart

  • Working toward a bachelor's degree in a computer science/Finance/ Information Systems field or related experience.
  • Affinity for Cloud technologies and an interest in Cloud Financial Management and FinOps.
  • Awareness & interest in AWS cloud computing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • You are proactive, analytical, results-oriented, and able to work independently and in a team.

 

Our Offer to You

  • Gain in-depth insights into Cloud Financial Management and FinOps concepts, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Have the chance to work on real business challenges and gain valuable experience.
  • Competitive Hourly Rate.
  • Support for your professional growth and development while empowering you for a successful start to your career.
  • Regular feedback and coaching on your performance.

As part of the EIS Summer Intern Program, interns enjoy a dedicated intern orientation program starting on June 10th and experience the benefits of joining a cohort and participating in enrichment events with fellow interns across the company. To learn more about the EIS Summer Internship Program, please visit - https://www.ebsco.com/about/internship-opportunities

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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