Finance Specialist - Brazil

Brazil - São Paulo Ref #12972 17-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.

Our Sao Paulo office is looking for a Finance Specialist with experience in modeling and analyzing financial performance against budgets and forecasts. You will leverage your skills to perform the monthly accounting close process to include preparation of required accounting entries, accruals, and account reconciliations.

Job Responsibilities
  • Model and analyze financial performance against budgets and forecasts (FP&A); perform regular and ad hoc analysis to assess business performance
  • Assist in performing financial due diligence on proposed contracts / amendments and business cases in support of local operations
  • Prepare quarterly cashflow forecast
  • Monitor business OKR’s
  • Assist in monthly financial close process and prepare monthly reconciliations of B2B and B2C billing.
  • Assist in day-to-day finance and billing operations in coordination with local outsourced accounting processing team
  • Monitor and inform commercial team to prevent customer and dealership fraud
  • Map and resolve potential revenue leakages to assure revenues

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or other quantitative discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience in finance, accounting and billing activities and roles 
  • Fluent in Portuguese (oral and written)
  • Work proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Working knowledge of IFRS and familiarity with U.S. GAAP
  • 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

Preferences
  • ERP proficiency (ideally Oracle) is preferred
  • CSC / CPA / MBA or equivalent preferred
  • Hyperion proficiency is preferred
  • Experience in Brazilian telecommunications, cable television, or broadband services industries

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
5-8 years
Travel
None
Citizenship
Brazilian Citizenship required
Clearance
None
Worker Classification
Employee

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