Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting
Carlsbad, CA 
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Posted 28 days ago
Job Description
About us

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.


What you'll do

We are a multifaceted team looking for someone to challenge the status quo! As the Senior Manager of Corporate Accounting, you will be a trusted advisor and key member of the Corporate Finance Team focusing on capital accounts. This role will own all fixed asset and lease transactions and ensure alignment with Viasat's policies across US and international locations.


The day-to-day

  • Develop, mentor and lead a team of 10-12 individuals, responsible for our global fixed asset accounting, and policies and procedures. This includes satellites, ground networks, customer-premise equipment, and leases.
  • Demonstrate your practical accounting experience, knowledge and research related to fixed assets and leases to prepare or review documentation to support complex accounting determinations.
  • Responsible for the review of all fixed asset and lease-related transactions, journal entries, reconciliations, reporting, and disclosures.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for fixed assets and leases to our internal and external auditors and support our SOX controls and testing.
  • Apply your accounting expertise to advise and assess potential capital expenditures to ensure compliance with the company's acquisition policies, budget, and GAAP.
  • Work with the SAP implementation team to provide business requirements and participate in design sessions to achieve those requirements.
  • Continuously drive process improvements in the capital area around capitalization, disposition, lease portfolio maintenance, journal entry analysis, reconciliation, reporting and other transactions or tasks.

What you'll need

  • 8+ years of related experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience in driving performance and being a change leader.
  • Related experience in capital accounting maintaining and reconciling fixed asset subledgers for US and International locations.
  • Experience leading and developing a team.
  • Proven understanding of GAAP, financial statements, and accounting theory.
  • Highly organized driven individual with drive and propensity to grow within the organization.
  • Self-directed with outstanding interpersonal skills working in a team environment.
  • Proven track record of successful process improvement initiatives.
  • ERP system experience (Oracle and SAP preferred) in a fast-paced environment.
  • CPA license
  • US Citizenship is required

What will help you on the job

  • Experience with ASC 842 Lease Accounting.

Salary range

$122,800.00 - $221,300.00 / annually



At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on 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 at careers.viasat.com/LifeAtViasat/Benefits.
EEO statement

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. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click .


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.
If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please send an email to recruiting@viasat.com.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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