Functional Project Manager
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Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

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 teamthat 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:

About you:

We are searching for an energetic and enthusiastic project manager to join the Controllership organization at Citrix. You will be responsible for leading cross-functional projects while utilizing the Controllership Project Team methodology. You must have excellent communication skills and knowledge in Accounting Information Systems. This position will report to the Controllership Programs Team.

About the role:

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead projects from Intake through Hypercare/Closing following the Controllership Programs Team methodology

  • Define scope, objectives, and critical business requirements

  • Create and maintain a detailed Project Plan

  • Coordinate completion of project deliverables across internal and external resources ensuring projects stay on track, within scope, budget, and schedule constraints

  • Track and assess project progress; and, when necessary, make project adjustments or proactively escalate any roadblocks to success

  • Establish and maintain relationships with project stakeholders

  • Track and report project costs against budget

  • Proactively manage risks and implement mitigation plans

  • Consistently provide project status updates to project stakeholders

  • Document and report lessons learned for use on future projects

  • Monitor project performance to identify issues and measure success

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Computer Science, or related field

  • 3-5 years project management and related experience

  • Experience in accounting including knowledge of regulatory standards, industry concepts, financial close, financial reporting, financial operations, and accounting information systems

  • Experience in a matrixed organization and leading cross-functional teams

  • Excellent analytical and influential skills

  • Proven ability to complete projects on time, on budget and within scope parameters

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at all levels

  • Familiarity with project management systems, tools, methodologies, and best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master's in related field, e.g., Accounting

  • PMP or related project management certification, e.g., Six Sigma, Agile, Scrum

  • Tax and Audit Accounting experience

  • Understanding of Order to Cash and Record to Report processes

  • SaaS or software implementation experience

  • History of leading system integration projects

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel

  • Indirect leadership experience

Functional Area:

Project Mgmt (Administration)

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
  • Education assistance
  • 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.

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, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us atfor assistance.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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