Director of Finance, Global Business Solutions

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Viasat Inc.
United States (US)
23 Aug 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Viasat is seeking a new Director of Finance for its Global Business Solutions (“GBS”) business area. GBS is an emerging team at Viasat unlocking new ways to keep businesses connected worldwide. This team supports businesses of all shapes and sizes by providing high-speed internet where others can’t or won’t go, helping them to maintain reliable operations and achieve their entrepreneurial goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead long-term strategic planning, annual budgeting and quarterly forecast processes
  • Design and prepare regular monthly management reporting packages (both financial and key performance indicator) and present results
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive long term financial models
  • Manage division-level accounting activities (revenu / billing / A/R oversight, monthly accruals, account reconciliations) and monthly close with support from corporate finance team
  • Provide financial / analytical support to assess potential acquisitions / partnerships and new market entry; participate in financial due diligence efforts
  • Perform regular and ad hoc analysis to assess profitability of service offerings; develop, propose and implement strategies to improve top and bottom line financial performance
  • Participate in contract negotiation and review; assist in and manage other operations support activities
  • Manage and develop finance team 


  • 10+ years' progressive experience in finance, accounting or related fields
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or other quantitative discipline; MBA / CPA preferred
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP / IFRS
  • Experience in telecommunications, cable, satellite, or other subscription service business
  • Public company work experience
  • Expert Excel / modeling skills; strong PowerPoint / presentation skills
  • ERP system experience; Oracle / Hyperion planning experience strongly preferred
  • Superior communication and team building skills: position will interact across all levels of management within business unit and at corporate level
  • Highly strategic, analytical thinker with strong business acumen
  • Ambition self-started with strong ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Travel of up to 25%, with bulk of travel expected between GBS headquarters in College Station, TX and Viasat's corporate headquarters in Carlsbad, CA

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