Automation Process Analyst - Finance

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CO - Englewood, US - TX - Bryan/College Station, US - TX - Dallas/Fort Worth, US - TX - Houston Ref #9061 21-Jun-2021

Job description

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 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. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

The Automation Process Analyst will be responsible for creating automation enhancements for the Finance Automation COE. This position will work closely with Finance SME’s and stakeholders to drive the deployment of automated processes by analyzing current processes and designing optimized solutions using RPA automation and workflow tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the end-to-end RPA and workflow automation (Analysis, design, build, test, deploy, maintain) using recommended best practices
  • Engage with Finance SMEs to discover opportunities for automation, understand core processes and effectively capture the business needs/requirements
  • Decompose complex business processes into optimized “rules-based" tasks for development
  • Manage the Automation documentation process including creating Process Design Documents (PDDs), Bot Inventories, Runbooks and other training materials
  • Work closely with RPA developers to properly convey business requirements to meet automation milestones
  • Create test plans including unit testing, integration testing and user acceptance testing
  • Conduct workshops to bolster training, create an intake pipeline and help evangelize automation within the Finance organization
  • Monitor and support production automation jobs
  • Help capture bot metrics for management reporting and ROI calculations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or Computer Science
  • 5+ years experience as a business process analyst or process engineer
  • Successful track record optimizing business process employing proven business process engineering methodologies (Kaizen, Six Sigma, Lean)
  • Extensive experience implementing automated system solutions to solve complex business needs
  • 2+ years working with RPA tools like UIPath, Automation Anywhere or Blue Prism
  • Experience with system integrations using APIs or SOA
  • Experience with SDLC using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Experience with large ERP platforms (Oracle preferred)
  • Strong business consultancy skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and liaise with all levels of the organization

  • Preferred RPA Certifications: UIPath Business Analyst and Developer Foundation
  • Experience with Accounting and Finance concepts
  • Experience with Oracle EBS
  • Familiarity with process mining and task mining tools
  • Experience with workflow tools
  • Cursory knowledge of coding concepts using C# or VB.Net
This role requires vaccination under the current Executive Order for Government Contractors applicable to Viasat. As such, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 no later than the deadline indicated here.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



Worker Classification:

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. The starting salary for this position is $98,175 annually, but an offered salary may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. This position may also be eligible for other cash or stock incentives, including Viasat’s Employee Stock Purchase Program, which allows Viasat employees to purchase Viasat stock at a discount. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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