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Senior Accountant - Remote

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Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Concord, MA, US, 01742 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761

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 perform a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions with a focus on financial reporting and general ledger accounting, as well as ensuring the effectiveness of internal controls and accuracy of financial transactions and balances. The objective of the position will be to ensure that the financial results are properly reported based on U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).



  • Act as the corporate liaison for assigned subsidiaries, providing assistance with operational and financial questions as needed.
  • 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.
  • Ensure proper and timely recording of intercompany charges and payments.
  • Assist in the preparation of internal financial reporting packages.
  • Assist in the preparation of external financial reporting, including the 10-Q and 10-K.
  • Research and provide guidance on technical accounting matters.
  • Assist with corporate accounting tasks and special projects as needed.
  • Occasional travel may be required.



  • Required Education and Degree Type:  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Required Minimum Years of Experience:  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



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



Due to the federally mandated COVID-19 vaccination requirement impacting federal contractors like Ansys, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to your start date.  If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws including state and local mandatory vaccination orders.


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