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Lead Business Analyst, Finance

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Date: Apr 27, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Louisville, KY, US, 40216-9998 Columbia, MD, US, 21046 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 San Jose, CA, US, 95134 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Nashville, TN, US, 37203 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998

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.



The Lead Business Analyst, Finance acts as a facilitator and a liaison between the Business Applications team and the functional business teams they support for all aspects of technology implementation and maintenance. This position requires a broad understanding of business, technology, and requirements gathering/documenting concepts specifically focused in Finance system implementation.  The business analyst plays a significant role in project execution by driving the creation and documentation of business processes, requirements, facilitating implementation and leading user acceptance testing.        



  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with key business stakeholders & team members
  • Gain understanding of business strategies and business value of key initiatives 
  • Assist with quantifying business benefit and pre-project business solution design
  • Develop common processes & standards
  • Document user and functional requirements / use cases or user stories aligned with the project scope
  • Conduct business process modeling and document As-Is and To-Be models
  • Discover, gather, document and vet business and functional requirements for new projects
  • Define tasks on basic and complex projects to create product or process requirements documents, functional specifications, manuals, web based documents, and tutorials
  • Support testing, training and implementation of project including review of test plans and implementation plans
  • Participate in Incident Management, Root Cause Analysis and High Risk reviews



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 7 years of business analysis experience in IT, HR or Finance
  • Minimum 7 years developing Functional Specifications, Process Flows, Use Cases & other SDLC deliverables  
  • Minimum 5 years of experience conducting requirement analysis, solving business problems, assessing technical capabilities, and documenting solutions
  • Experience running SCRUM and Agile teams desired
  • Experience with the design, implementation, and support of enterprise systems such as HR Information Systems, ERP or CRM



  • PMP, Agile, Six Sigma, Change Management training and certification desired
  • Experience supporting system implementation, process re-engineering is desired
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proactively plans for managing and mitigating project risks
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to think creatively and possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting goals and objectives
  • Experience working with information technology vendors / suppliers
  • Experience designing Business Analysis processes, developing templates and training users
  • Able to communicate both functional and technical issues to a diverse audience
  • Key role Competencies: Result Oriented, Team Building/Management, Strategic Thinking, Change Management, Influence, Business Acumen, Problem Solving, Planning, Communications, Customer Focus, Negotiating, Organization, Political Savvy


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.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com


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