Financial Analyst

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12420 03-Nov-2022

Job Description

  1. 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

As a Financial Analyst within our Government Segment, you will play a critical role by supporting the business area finance manager and direct business partners. You will be empowered to provide financial analysis for business area planning and decision-making. You will prepare, analyze, and report actual results against project and division operating plans for IR&D, SG&A, cash, and capital expenditures. Bring to bear your skills to perform the monthly accounting close process including the preparation of required accounting entries and accrualsWorking across our dynamic financial team, you will prepare monthly rolling forecasts and cost/profit analysis with a focus on investments (IR&D and Capex). You will also have the opportunity to support the preparation of division financial budgets and operating plans

  • 3-5 years of "hands-on" Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related area
  • Project accounting experience
  • Support month-end close process, and reporting
  • Develop/manage complex financial models to ensure alignment with leadership, financial performance objectives, and appropriate accounting conventions
  • Preparation of accurate, timely, and consistent reporting including key financial metrics and KPIs to action on
  • Experience in the development of detailed business case analysis and return on investment analysis
  • Systems experience with high proficiency with ERP systems, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting
  • US Citizenship is required.

  • An understanding of CAS, FAR with prior government contracting experience
  • Experience with Hyperion and Oracle is highly preferred

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
3-5 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship required
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