Financial Analyst University Grad at Viasat

Posted in Accounting 22 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Carlsbad, California

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 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. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.
Job Responsibilities
As an integral member of the Financial Planning & Analysis team, this position is expected to add value by generating business analysis, metrics, dashboards and other critical decision support analysis to be used by management to facilitate informed decisions and to generate valuable insights and transparency around all areas of the business. This position is also expected to assist in the support of a functional organization and ensure the timely and accurate recording of financials, conduct in-depth variance analysis generating actionable insights and provide fact-based recommendations highlighting risks and opportunities in delivering against budget commitments.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the various expense drivers for the assigned functions and provide insight into the numbers for Financial Planning & Analysis
Utilize financial planning, cost accounting, internal reporting and other data sets to deliver business insight to corporate functions
Report actual results on a monthly basis, with value added variance analysis versus forecast, plan, and prior year; write appropriate, thoughtful commentary and narrative illustrating key points and drivers
Prepare monthly forecast, monthly business reviews and necessary dashboards
Compile monthly capital expenditure and executive dashboards
Support functional Vice President leadership by being the first point of contact for financial issues and questions
Review and approve purchase requisitions
Evaluate opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the end-to-end business process and systems, and develop improvements as needed
Perform ad-hoc analysis and financial modelingRequirements
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Finance, Accounting or related field
A proven track record of academic and professional excellence
Strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal communication skills
Diligent, highly accurate with extreme attention to detail
Excellent communications skills and ability to work across all levels of the organization
Strong ability to manage ambiguity and adapt readily and easily to changes in priorities and business conditions
Experience working with financial and forecast/budget software applications a plus (Hyperion/Oracle)
Advanced excel skillsTo learn more about this site and other office locations, please click here!Additional requirements
Minimum education:BA/BS
Years of experience: 0-1 years
Travel: Up to 10%
Citizenship: US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required
Clearance: None