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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Citrix Systems Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

Location:Fort Lauderdale

R4965 Senior Accountant, General Ledger (Open)

Job Posting Title:
Senior Accountant, General Ledger

Job Description:

Reporting to the Accounting Manager on the General Ledger Accounting Team. Responsible for global general ledger accounting and global balance sheet reconciliations. Prepare timely and accurate monthly and quarterly variance analysis in accordance with the Accounting close schedule. Provide timely submission of information and analysis to manager for both internal and external audit requests.

Primary Accountabilities
- Prepare timely & accurate month-end reconciliations & variance analysis in accordance with the Accounting close schedule.
- Responsible for daily, weekly, monthly - general ledger accounting.
- Assist with monitoring Citrix’s policies and procedures are being followed in assigned accounting areas.
- Perform monthly, quarterly and annual Sarbanes Oxley key control compliance.
- Assist with the accounting integration of acquisitions for assigned areas.
- Identify and implement continuous process improvements.

Qualifications: (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)
- Understanding of GAAP accounting rules
- Strong PC, Excel and System skills and experience
- Ability to handle high volume of transactions
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to interact effectively with peers and management
- Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks effectively

Requirements: (Education, Certification, Training and Experience)
- Bachelors Degree in Accounting required
- CPA exam-eligibility preferred
- 3-5 years experience in Accounting preferred
- SAP general ledger experience preferred
- Public Accounting experience preferred

Functional Area:
General Accounting

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.