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Accounts Receivable Accountant I *Remote*

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Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Blacksburg, VA, US, 24060 Chantilly, VA, US, 20120 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Chalandri, GR, 15231 Champaign, IL, US, 61820 Apex, NC, US, 27523 Lebanon, NH, US, 03766 Bloomington, MN, US, 55425 Evanston, IL, US, 60201 Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Summary / Role Purpose

The Accounts Receivable Accountant is an entry level position that reports to the Supervisor Accounts Receivable based in Canonsburg, PA. The primary function will be the collection of past due balances on customer invoices, invoicing customer orders, completing vendor forms for customers, and responding to balance inquiries. Supporting all other AR functions as needed is also expected.


Key Duties and Responsibilities


  • Send out customer invoices in a timely manner and assist in automatic emailing of invoices.
  • Responsible for the collection of past due balances on customer invoices and contacting customers concerning issues with their accounts.
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by collaborating with sales, business operations and customers.
  • Review customer billing and payment history as needed.
  • Resolve valid variances by entering manual invoices, adjustments, or credit memos.
  • Prepare and send weekly AR collection logs with open AR details for the US team.
  • Assist with getting tax exemption certificates from customers for unpaid sales tax balances.
  • Support the department’s values by following policies and procedures and maintaining proficient data entry and supporting documentation.
  • Support the department’s learning initiatives and identify areas for process improvement and automation.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience


  • Associates degree in accounting or finance.
  • Prefer two years of experience in a collections role.
  • Effective listening and strong phone skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently.
  • Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Oracle Financial software experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and other CRM experience is preferred


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • 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 of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the 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.  Because 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”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, 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 so our customers can 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 component of the NASDAQ-100.
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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