Corporate Accounting, Early Career - Rotation

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12938 12-Aug-2022

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

We are looking for a passionate recent graduate to do a rotation program through a variety of Corporate Accounting departments prior to full-time placement after two years. Throughout your rotation and after, you will support our explosive growth in which Viasat has evolved into the premier global satellite communications provider to government and commercial customers.

Our Corporate Accounting team has a diverse range of experiences that will prepare you for your professional career. You should expect to be exposed to a wide range of activities such as performing account reconciliations, preparing journal entries, preparing fluctuation analysis explanations, providing internal reporting to business users, reviewing revenue contracts, counting physical inventory, or preparing SOX controls. As a teammate, you will take pride in your superior communication skills as well as your ability to multitask as you work to solve challenges and promote efficiencies.

The rotation through Corporate Accounting will consist of four roles over a two-year span that may include General Ledger Accounting, Revenue Recognition, Cost Accounting, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, International Accounting & Consolidations, or another team based on the needs of the business and your personal strengths and interests. After sharpening your newly acquired broad skills, you will have the opportunity to be placed within a department as a Corporate Accountant based on your interests and the needs of the departments.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • Experience with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Basic understanding of General Accounting Principles
  • Interested in obtaining CPA license
  • Eligible to sit for CPA Exam

Preferences

  • Large ERP (Oracle or SAP) experience is a plus
  • Previous corporate internship experience is a plus
  • Cumulative GPA over 3.5
  • Accounting GPA over 3.5

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
0-1 years
Travel
Up to 10%
Citizenship
US Citizenship required
Clearance
None
Worker Classification
Employee

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