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Manager Finance FP&A

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Date: Aug 31, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Cincinnati, OH, US, 45234 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 New York, NY, US, 10001 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208

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 Manager FP&A will contribute to a team that leads all facets of financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and analysis for the Worldwide Sales and Services (WWSS) and GTM Operations (GTM) organizations. The primary function of this role is to drive scalable standardized forecasting, reporting and insights for the Worldwide Sales and Services organization across operating expense, ACV, revenue, and KPIs.


Financial Management

  • Design and implement a full end-to-end financial and operational reporting and forecasting processes.
  • Manage the annual budget cycle and monthly/quarter forecasts.
  • Drive improved reporting and insights; analyze financial results and communicate business insights to field and FP&A leadership.
  • Partner with finance leaders, business leaders and other key stakeholders to drive insights, analytics and forward-looking actions.
  • Define key performance indicators and profitability measures and build linkage to financial forecasts and actual performance.
  • Reconcile and improve data quality. Document current reporting and practices, propose and implement enhancements.
  • Implement improved financial reporting processes and drive streamlining and simplification.
  • Ensure timely and accurate work product; meet or exceed established service levels.
  • Leading, motivating and developing high potential talent to provide opportunities for career development and business exposure.


Business Partnering

  • Be a visible, collaborative, accessible contributor within the Finance organization.
  • Document business needs and provide global, consistent coverage and support for the organization.
  • Facilitate finance optimization efforts and help us build a world-class FP&A organization; develop, standardize, maintain, and drive continuous improvement of all planning and forecasting processes.
  • Serve as the trusted advisor to FP&A leadership. Assess risks and opportunities versus annual company targets. Evaluate forecast outputs to optimize future results.
  • Ensure financial results are standardized, impactful, and understandable for Sales, Finance, and general management audiences.
  • Participate in appropriate training to enable the adoption of new processes, tools, and models.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or a quantitative discipline.
  • Advanced degree or professional qualification such as MBA, CFA is a plus.
  • A minimum of 5 years of core FP&A experience – forecasting, planning, and business partnering.
  • 1-2 years of people leadership preferred and a desire to build a new support function.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office software.
  • Proficiency with Alteryx and EPM.
  • Demonstrated adoption of modern tools for business analytics, such as planning systems, data analysis, and visualization/dashboard tools.
  • Experience in building and automating different types of financial models, reports, processes.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize competing projects/deliverables, meet deadlines, collaborate with other business functions, and work well independently.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, relational, analytical, problem-solving and communication skills, with poise to present at the senior-most levels in the business.
  • History of self-motivated, independent decision-making, creativity, and thought leadership.
  • Proven ability to direct cross-functional teams to complete strategic financial objectives.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities; ability to engage and influence team and external partners; technical acumen to interpret business implications.


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