Finance Manager, Products and Technology

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 204628

Position Title: Financial Planning & Analyst (IV)

External Description:

Job Summary:

The Finance Manager is responsible for delivering a comprehensive monthly outlook, providing clear summary of actual results and partnering with leadership members for full alignment of Teradata’s Cloud Operations and R&D budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages Monthly budget from end-to-end process across Teradata Cloud Operations and R&D group, ensuring forecast accuracy. 
  • Ensures alignment of budget with leadership team members, supporting and challenging as needed.
  • Provide clear summaries of deviations of actuals vs. Outlook for Month/QTD/Quarterly with countermeasures identified with Leadership team.

Develop monthly outlook:

  • Maintain and enhance monthly outlook process, driving forecast accuracy.
  • Partner with Leadership team to ensure bottom-up outlook is realistic and achievable, develop supporting schedules as needed for complex budget.
  • Maintain unfunded list for business opportunities and develop recommendations to reallocate funding based on business requirements.
  • Monitor monthly trends and provide mid-month updates, signaling any risk to outlook to Leadership team members
  • Improve monthly reports for Leadership team and overall department
  • Work with team of analysts to maintain robust forecast process

Annual Plan:

  • Develop annual plan based on business requirement for Capital and Operating expenses
  • Develop bottom-up headcount plan, assigned with operating expense plan
  • Determine allocation methodologies
  • Provide Summary and Detailed schedules, presenting annual plan vs. prior year

Process and System Improvements:

  • Leverage Hyperion Planning to drive automation of budget process and Investigate additional features/modules to automate or provide better visibility for LT
  • Manage integration of Hyperion Planning data to Power BI reports


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related business disciplines, MBA preferred.
  • 8-10 year of relevant experience in Finance, managing budgets. Preferred industry experience in software R&D
  • Strong experience driving standardization with processes and documentation
  • Knowledge of GAAP, Business Objects, forecasting system such as Hyperion Planning, Oracle, Power BI
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work under pressure with short due dates

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Finance Manager, Products and Technology

Job Category: Finance

Company Profile:

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