Principal Accountant, International Accounting

Department: General & Statutory Accounting

Req ID: R32203

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Principal Accountant, International Accounting

  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

You are a Principal Accountant with experience in international accounting! You will also have experience independently running the complete preparation and review of statutory financial reporting, including income tax and indirect tax submissions for a portfolio of EMEA countries.

Position Overview

In this role, you will be responsible for statutory and tax compliance for a portfolio of countries

The role also includes working with several cross-functional customers as well as working with external accounting and tax service providers.

Roles and Responsibility

 Preparation of statutory accounts, including a strong understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and other local GAAPs
Maintain a strong level of expertise relating to accounting standards (local GAAP), tax and indirect taxes regulations and apply the information proactively
Ensure accurate and timely indirect taxes, income taxes and other statutory submissions or reporting as required within deadlines
Coordinate audit efforts with internal and external auditors
Lead certain statutory & tax audits and provide tax analysis
Month-end close activities
Perform monthly, quarterly and annual Sarbanes Oxley key control compliance 
Play a pivotal role in ensuring the proper maintenance and development of accounting policies and procedures from a local GAAP perspective to comply with statutory filings and reporting as well as implementation of global policies

Involvement, with the potential to manage, special projects as required or requested from time to time (e.g. M&A, liquidations, system implementations, etc).

 Perform various day-to-day reviews and/or approvals within the Company’s established processes and policies
Identify and help implement continuous process improvements
Involvement in coaching, reviewing and delegation of work to other team members


Basic Requirements

  • Must be a fully qualified accountant with experience in international accounting, statutory and tax compliance
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment is a must, ideally for large tech multinational
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • ACCA qualifications required
  • Must have US GAAP experience

Functional Area:

General & Statutory Accounting

What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

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