Accounts Payable Specialist

India - Chennai, India - Hyderabad Ref #13134 20-Sep-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.

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 growing rapidly and 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.

Viasat was founded in 1986. Today, we have over 5900 employees globally and in the year ending March 2020, our revenues were ~$2.3 Billion.

What you’ll do in this role:

As an Accounts Payable Processor at ViaSat, your prime responsibility will be working with various suppliers, processing invoices for payment. Your attention to detail will be a benefit as you check and verify records, prepare invoices, verify coding accuracy, voucher, file and prepare check runs. Utilizing your accounting expertise, you will create general journal entries and/or balance accounts payable records. You will leverage your computer skills in an ERP system to input a high volume of data, generate reports, conduct specialized research projects and respond to inquiries. You will be responsible for resolving account discrepancies using your ability to reconcile difficult accounts.

If you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment, then you may be our next Account Processor at ViaSat!


  • 5 plus years’ Accounts Payable experience in high volume environment including matching, coding, entering invoices, processing check runs, resolving discrepancies and interfacing with suppliers.
  • Experience working for European entities.
  • Must have a basic understanding of GAAP accounting principles related to Accounts Payable.
  • Experience with large ERP systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SOX compliance and experience with audit procedures of A/P records preferred.
  • Must have strong skills with Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%


  • Experience with high volume materials and subcontractor invoice processing and vendor payable account reconciliations
  • Oracle ERP experience
  • Coupa experience
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Experience with VAT, withholding tax and other related supplier taxes
  • Working in multi-currency environment

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Years of Experience
5-8 years
Up to 10%
Indian Citizenship or Valid Work Permit required
Worker Classification

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