Teradata Financial Analyst (FP&A) - Teradata Labs in San Diego, California

This role is for a Financial Analyst on a small team supporting the Finance Manager within the Teradata Labs (R&D) organization. The analyst will be responsible for financial analysis (analyzing general ledger details and preparing necessary journal entries to ensure expenses are accurately reflected for the period), forecasts, internal reporting and ad hoc inquiries. On a day-to-day basis, this role will interact with the finance team and managers within the Product organization. The finance team is dedicated to have a clear understanding of the activity that has taken place and what is expected to take place to enable effective management of the business.

Essential Skills & Attributes

A successful candidate will need to possess these skills in a fast-paced, high-growth, dynamic environment:

  • Capacity to learn quickly with high level of accuracy and self-motivated

  • Ability to manage and complete projects, including the ability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. The proven ability to communicate clearly and concisely

  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work effectively in both team and self-directed environments

  • Solid understanding of financial and accounting principles (GAAP – including accrual accounting)

  • Good organizational skills; detail-oriented and comfortable working with numbers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 2 to 5 years of full-time finance experience within a medium-large corporation

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel; demonstrated ability to develop complex formulas (including but not limited to pivot tables and v-lookups)

  • Experience with Financial Reporting

  • Working knowledge of Business Objects and Hyperion Planning

  • Local candidate, US permanent resident

*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage.