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Senior Financial Analyst

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Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Apex, NC, US, 27523 Cleveland, OH, US, 44114 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217

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 Senior Analyst – Corporate FP&A (financial planning & analysis) will contribute to a team that leads all facets of financial forecasting, investor guidance, annual budgeting, and long-term planning.  


The primary function of this role is to support the forecasting and reporting of key top-line metrics to internal and external stakeholders while also providing accurate and timely ad hoc analysis to senior leadership.  This role reports to the Manager of Corporate FP&A.



  • Prepare monthly and quarterly revenue forecasts using inputs from Sales and Accounting. 
  • Model various operating and currency scenarios (upside, downside, constant currency, etc.)
  • Consolidate monthly and quarterly reporting deliverables while analyzing results and distilling key trends
  • Update both short- and long-term financial models on a monthly basis while accounting for changes in actual results, sales forecasts, and foreign currency fluctuations, among other variables
  • Develop new efficiencies and improve accuracy in forecasting and reporting processes
  • Understand the ‘how’ and the ‘why’ behind our operating results and forecasts and present findings clearly and concisely to FP&A management
  • Support Corporate FP&A team with ad hoc analysis while delivering insight that enables strategic decision-making by senior leadership
  • Achieve Alteryx certification and utilize the tool to develop new workflows that drive more efficiency and accuracy in our processes while delivering greater insight to management
  • Support digital transformation initiatives to increase automation and accuracy within the FP&A function



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics (other quantitative disciplines acceptable with requisite financial analysis experience)
  • Three years of experience with financial modeling and analysis
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office software
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in building or enhancing different types of financial models
  • Ability to prioritize competing projects/deliverables, meet deadlines, collaborate with other business functions, and work well independently
  • Strong presentation skills



  • Master’s degree in Finance or other business-related field
  • Experience with financial analysis for public multinationals in the software / tech space strongly preferred
  • Experience with Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) and Alteryx
  • Experience with software revenue financial modeling or accounting
  • CPA

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