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Senior Financial Systems Analyst

Location: Atlanta, GA, USA


Requisition Number: 216781

External Description:

Job Overview

The Financial Systems Analyst will be part of the Financial Reporting team within the Teradata Corporate Controller’s group based in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. The Financial Reporting team is responsible for the maintenance and performance of a wide array of financial reporting tools as well as the creation and presentation of several high visibility reports. The Financial Reporting team plays a crucial role in the monthly accounting close process including the consolidation of accounting data from around the globe as well as the processing of corporate level journal entries. Team members are expected to be subject matter experts in their area and will both gather and explain financial data to a diverse audience including executive leadership.

Candidates for this role need not have prior experience administering financial systems. Candidates should have prior experience working with large data sets and at least some user level experience with large scale financial systems (eg: Oracle ERP, SAP Business Objects, HFM, etc.). Candidates must possess advanced analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Candidates should have prior experience with metadata management. If you love working with financial data and technology, never stop digging until you find the answer, and can keep your cool under pressure while hitting tight deadlines, then this job is for you!

Job Responsibilities

  • Process system changes including metadata and mapping changes
  • Prepare global reports for consumption by both the finance and accounting departments
  • Conduct financial system tie-outs to ensure data integrity
  • Maintain financial system readiness by ensuring financial systems are ready and performing as required
  • Process user access requests
  • Troubleshoot production system issues with the IT department
  • Participate in internal and external audits
  • Assist system users with questions and concerns
  • Liaise with the IT department on system enhancements and updates including UAT testing
  • Will serve as a subject matter expert on the financial systems and data
  • Document systems and processes
  • Prepare and conduct system training for global users
  • Create and post monthly journal entries
  • Handle ad hoc reporting and projects as needed


  • Advanced problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex data to reach conclusive results
  • Must be a stickler for accuracy and perfection as data consumers will be both internal and external (investors, SEC)
  • Must possess a basic understanding of GAAP accounting principles
  • Must be a strong team player who collaborates well with others with different personalities and backgrounds
  • Will need to be a quick learner with the desire to improve skill sets
  • Needs to be flexible and willing to adapt to the ever-changing business environment
  • Will need strong time management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks
  • Needs to be able to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Will need strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to explain complex concepts to a non-technical audience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Information Systems, or related field.
  • 4+ years of relevant financial analysis, accounting, and/or financial systems experience.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Familiarity with large scale financial systems (eg: Oracle ERP, SAP Business Objects, HFM, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle Cloud Products
  • Experience managing metadata or charts of accounts
  • Experience working with Hyperion applications (eg: HFM, Hyperion Planning, Essbase)
  • Experience with Workday Finance
  • SAP Business Objects experience or similar Business Intelligence tools
  • Graduate degree (eg: MS, MBA) and/or industry certification (eg: CMA, CPA, CFA)

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City: Atlanta

State: Georgia

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Financial Systems Analyst

Job Category: Finance

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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