Accountant - Mexico

Mexico - Mexico City Ref #13547 12-Nov-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’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and help connect the world. 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

  • Assist in day-to-day accounting operations in coordination with local outsourced accounting processing team and local / US-based Viasat team members
  • Support monthly financial close process and prepare monthly reconciliations of consumer billing, wholesale billing and community Wi-Fi services.
  • Assist in preparation and review of tax / statutory financial filings in conjunction with accounting, tax and legal teams
  • Review, reconcile and prepare partner commissions and fulfillment activities of the consumer services and community Wi-Fi activities
  • Support financial management of Viasat Mexico Fixed Broadband revenue, earnings and capital expenditures
  • Due diligence activities with new and existing partners and vendors
  • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer / suppliers payments and transactions related to accounts receivable / accounts payable
  • Perform financial due diligence on proposed contracts / amendments in support of local operations
  • Assist in monthly and quarterly management reporting packages (both financial and key performance indicator); host review forums and manage action item resolution
  • Assist in billing and payment activity associated with wholesale, residential, business-to-business and community internet services with support from corporate billing / IT functions
  • Develop and maintain key business process flows to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with regulatory requirements 

  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or other quantitative discipline
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Recent experience with Mexico consumer billing activities requirements, payment practices, regulations, tax reforms, and banking practices
  • Business level fluency in both English and Spanish (oral and written)
  • Working knowledge of NIF, familiarity with U.S. GAAP, and IFRS
  • 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

  • ERP proficiency, ideally SAP / Hyperion / Oracle
  • CPC / CPA / MBA or equivalent
  • Prior U.S. public company and multi-national experience
  • Experience in accounting roles Mexican 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
Worker Classification

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