Financial Analyst University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #8222 04-Feb-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

As a Financial Analyst with our Government Segment, you will play a meaningful role by supporting a Business Area Controller and Program Managers in division-level financial control. You will be empowered to provide financial analysis for business area planning and decision making. Your attention to detail will allow you to prepare, analyze and report actual results against project and division operating plans for awards, sales, margins, receivables, inventory, capital and headcount. You will demonstrate your skills to perform monthly accounting close processes to include preparation of required accounting entries, accruals, and account reconciliations. Working across our dynamic financial team, you will prepare monthly rolling forecasts and cost/profit analysis. You will also have the opportunity to support proposal preparation and assist in the preparation of business area financial budgets and operating plans.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a team-based environment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal communication skills
  • High energy level, self-starter and results-oriented
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience

  • Familiarity with financial databases
  • Experience with financial modeling
  • Experience with cashflow analysis, net present value (NPV) or valuation analysis
  • Some experience with  VBA/macro experience in excel
  • Some experience with data analytics

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

0-2 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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