Sep 14, 2019

Financial Analyst Intern

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Englewood, CO, USA
Full-Time Accounting

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 Intern-Finance Analyst you'll be:
  • Working with the FP&A team, 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; and appropriate thoughtful commentary and narrative illustrating key points and drivers
  • 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 modeling
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in a Financial or Business discipline
  • A proven track record of academic and professional excellence
  • Familiarity with accounting principles for interpreting financial data and identifying trends
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Familiarity with financial models and analysis of data
  • 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
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week internship
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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required



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