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Sr. Revenue Accountant Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Sr. Revenue Accountant

Citrix Systems, Inc. - Grove City, OH

Posted: 10/27/2021 - Expires: 1/25/2022

Job ID: 233368445


Job Description

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!

What we're looking for:
You are a focused, motivated and detail-oriented Senior Accountant who has at least 3-5 years of relevant experience.

Position summary:

As a Senior Accountant, Corporate Revenue Operations you will work as part of the Corporate Team and interact with particular functional teams such as WW Sales Operations, Business Intelligence, and Finance. In this role your main focus is to support revenue forecasting and reporting, with ad hoc project work to support analysis, design, requirements gathering, org readiness, UAT, initial implementation and hyper-care activities for other projects as required. You will specialize in reviewing, analyzing and evaluating forecast related information based on ASC 606 accounting standards. Supports the global Revenue Accounting team. You will also position will report to the Senior Manager - Revenue Forecasting & Reporting.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities

Both proactively obtain forecast information from multiple sources, as well as review historical accounting and business activity to develop revenue forecast assumptions for consolidation into the Revenue Forecast Model.

Prepare work papers as required to facilitate the go-forward Revenue Forecasting process.

Understand key accounting drivers and reporting attributes leveraged by the model to:

identify and explain variances through historical accounting and business activity review,

recognize and communicate impacts of proposed systematic reporting changes to Revenue Operations and Forecast/Reporting teams,

develop recommendations (consumable by multiple audience levels within the Revenue Operations organization) expressing support for or proposed rejection of systematic reporting changes

Understand Citrix products and programs and their linkage to key business drivers related to sales motions, key plays, compensation plan, etc. and the application of the appropriate accounting guidance to understand and communicate the ultimate revenue impact based on the mix of products and services sold.

Understand the booking forecast process and data sources to understand linkage with and impact to revenue forecasting.

Partner with Geo based Revenue Forecast peers to develop and ensure consistent application of revenue forecasting methodologies.

Develop and communicate consolidated revenue forecast and update with reconciliation of forecast to actuals as scheduled throughout each reporting period.

Ability to understand how concluded technical accounting guidance for revenue recognition impacts the revenue forecast and reconciliation to actuals.

Preparation and analysis of procedure documentation for functions globally specifically as related to desktop procedures, the ongoing Sarbanes Oxley initiatives, and related SOX control activity.

Act as subject matter expert in cross department projects from the planning phase to hyper care activities from the revenue forecasting perspective for key capital projects

Basic Qualifications

Requires advanced knowledge of job area obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project management.

Proficiency in financial model development using Microsoft Excel

Proficiency in Excel required

Detailed working knowledge of GAAP and ASC 606

Must have at least 3-5 years' experience in a financial role

Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years of prior relevant experience; or a Master's degree with 3 years; or a PhD without experience

Ability to work effectively with various departments

Ability to apply a managerial skill set to plan out projects/tasks into clearly defined executable steps

Preferred Qualifications

Detailed understanding of accounting guidelines for software revenue recognition preferred

Public accounting (Big 4) experience preferred, not required (3 years)

Working knowledge of SAP and other Microsoft Office products preferred

In other words, if you have an In-depth knowledge of Revenue and we just described you, then we'd love to talk!


What you're looking for:
Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It's a simple philosophy that guides everything we do - including how we work. If you're driven, passionate and curious, we invite you to make a difference with a brand you can believe in. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If we just described you, then we really need to talk.

Functional Area:Revenue 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.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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