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Senior Accountant

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Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Tampa, FL, US, 33612-9998 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Raleigh, NC, US, 27606 Nashville, TN, US, 37203 Columbia, MD, US, 21046 New York, NY, US, 10001 Evanston, IL, US, 60201 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208 Cleveland, OH, US, 44114 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 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 primary function of the Senior Accountant is to act as a liaison between the Company’s U.S. headquarters and its foreign subsidiaries. The objective of the position will be to ensure that the financial results of the subsidiaries are properly reported based on U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), as well as to provide the subsidiaries with financial and operational support, as required.


•    Ensure accounting for assigned subsidiaries is in accordance with US GAAP. This includes a periodic review of reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts, investigation of budget vs. actual variances, and analysis of balance sheet and income statement fluctuations
•    Act as the corporate liaison for assigned subsidiaries, providing assistance with operational and financial questions as needed
•    Ensure proper and timely recording of intercompany charges and payments
•    Prepare and/or review assigned subsidiary cash flow statements
•    Present accounting policy topics / updates to the Finance management team and foreign controller group at the biennial Controllers’ Conference and during quarterly global finance webcasts
•    Assist with corporate accounting tasks and special projects as needed
•    Occasional travel may be required

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
•    Minimum 5 years of financial accounting or audit experience, or a minimum 3 years of public accounting experience, (2 years with CPA passed
•    Comprehensive and technical knowledge of US GAAP
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Ability to multi-task and work well independently
•    Advanced use of Excel and other Microsoft Office products
•    Strong commitment to quality and timely service
•    Must show ability to multi-task and work well independently

•    Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
•    2 years of Big 4 audit experience preferred
•    CPA a plus
•    Public company experience and knowledge of SEC reporting requirements
•    Oracle ERP knowledge
•    Experience with Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) 
•    Experience with international subsidiary accounting a plus
•    Experience in multi-level consolidations 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.
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