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Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Exton, PA, US, 19341 Bloomington, MN, US, 55425 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Apex, NC, US, 27523 Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG Lebanon, NH, US, 03766 Chantilly, VA, US, 20120 Evanston, IL, US, 60201 Beltsville, MD, US, 20805 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Greenbelt, MD, US, 20770 Houston, TX, US, 77094 Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48108 Novi, MI, US, 48375 Blacksburg, VA, US, 24060 Champaign, IL, US, 61820 Chalandri, GR, 15231

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



Summary / Role Purpose

The Accountant I is a regional position that reports to the Manager, Revenue Recognition, based in Canonsburg, PA. This position will work with Ansys Customer Excellence (ACE), Reliability Engineering Services (RES), legal, business operations and other stakeholders to properly track consulting projects for revenue recognition and invoicing. This is a designated insider position.


Additional activities may include, but are not limited to, finance automation initiatives, government reporting, royalty processing and Channel Partner splits.


Extended hours may be necessary during quarter-end and year-end periods.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review incoming purchase orders and statements of work to set up new projects in NetSuite and timesheet systems.
  • Work with the ACE and RES organizations to track project completion status.
  • Accurately and timely recognize revenue and invoice amounts due as per signed statements of work.
  • Calculate and record project labor expense.
  • Post journal entries to the general ledger.
  • Perform monthly general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Obtain Alteryx core certification within the first three months.
  • Support the integration of newly acquired companies by assisting with transition to ANSYS policies and procedures.
  • Support the department’s values and learning initiatives.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Be that person that likes to go the extra mile, believes in teamwork and enjoys learning new skills.


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Project accounting and revenue recognition experience.
  • ASC 606 revenue recognition experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience working at a public, multinational technology company.
  • Alteryx, Oracle and NetSuite experience a plus.


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh