Corporate Senior Accountant- Temporary

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #14067 10-Mar-2023

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
Do you have the passion, drive and analytical accounting skills to keep pace in a fast growing high tech company? Do you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment? If so, Viasat may be the perfect company for you. Viasat is looking for a talented Senior Corporate Accountant to support our explosive growth in which Viasat has evolved into the premier global satellite communications provider to government and commercial customers.

The Senior Corporate Accountant will be a key member of the General Ledger team by assisting in the overall month-end close process for the Company. In this role you will:
  • Manage various account balances
  • Prepare month-end journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance explanations
  • Assess the proper GAAP accounting treatment for significant transactions
  • Work on one-off projects as needed
  • Interface with external and internal auditors and assist in preparation of certain audit schedules, SEC supporting schedules and/or internal management reports
  • 5+ years of experience in an accounting role.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of GAAP.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, Word with strong written and oral communication skills that enables clear communications to all levels of management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting)
  • U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status required
  • Big 4 Public Accounting Experience
  • CPA Certification
  • Experience working in an enterprise ERP system (ie. Oracle, SAP)
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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
3-5 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship required
Worker Classification
Temporary Worker
At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. For United States-based jobs only: The pay range for this position is $76100 to $125500 annually; however, base pay may vary within this range depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

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