Accounting Manager - Mexico

Mexico - Mexico City Ref #13687 16-Mar-2023

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

The Mexico Accounting Manager will serve as a leader of accounting for Viasat’s entities in Mexico, directing broad aspects of global operations, including establishment of accounting processes and practices for emerging markets, and accounting operations.  Must be a self-starter and work with limited direction who takes full ownership of the areas of responsibility and provides solutions and alternatives.

  • Assist in day-to-day accounting operations in coordination with local outsourced accounting processing team and local / US-based Viasat team members
  • Support monthly financial close process and prepare monthly reconciliations of consumer billing, wholesale billing and community Wi-Fi services divisions.
  • Assist in preparation and review of tax / statutory financial filings in conjunction with accounting, tax and legal teams
  • Review, reconcile and prepare partner commissions and fulfillment activities of the consumer services and community Wi-Fi activities
  • Support financial management of Viasat Mexico Fixed Broadband revenue, earnings and capital expenditures
  • Due diligence activities with new and existing partners and vendors
  • Perform financial due diligence on proposed contracts / amendments in support of local operations
  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly and quarterly management reporting packages (both financial and key performance indicator); host review forums and manage action item resolution
  • Develop and maintain key business process flows to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with regulatory requirements 
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and operational innovation; regularly interact with business leaders and senior level management

  • 8+ years’ experience in accounting roles
  • CPC / CPA / MBA or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or other quantitative discipline
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Recent experience with Mexico consumer billing activities requirements, payment practices, regulations, tax reforms, and banking practices
  • Business level fluency in both English and Spanish (oral and written)
  • Working knowledge of NIF, familiarity with U.S. GAAP, and IFRS
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently while understanding the importance of elevating questions/concerns promptly

  • ERP proficiency, ideally SAP / Hyperion / Oracle
  • Prior U.S. public company and multi-national experience
  • Public accounting experience, preferably Big 4
  • Experience in accounting roles within Mexican telecommunications, cable television, or broadband services industries

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
8-15 years
Valid Work Permit or Visa required for the country you would be located and working from
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