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Senior Financial Analyst - Shared Services FP&A

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Date: May 9, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 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 Senior Financial Analyst – Shared Services FP&A will contribute to a team that leads all facets of the annual financial budget, recurring forecasts, capital budgeting, and the long-range financial plan.  Assist in the design and deployment of key operating metrics, provide accurate and timely analysis to Senior Leadership, and support the Company’s Shared Services functions with accurate and consistent financial analysis.


Maintain the existing reporting and forecasting standards while looking for ways to improve and leverage system functionality to streamline processes.  Work with the Shared Services leaders to budget, forecast and track spend for all operating expenses.  Prepare monthly presentations of operating expense and capital spend results with concise analyses of variances to forecast, plan and prior year results.



  • Work with various Shared Services groups to develop accurate and timely quarterly forecasts.     
  • Prepare detailed monthly financial results package for various Shared Services groups.  This will include variance analysis to plan, forecast, and prior year.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports on critical large projects.
  • Provide finance support to Shared Services functional leads as requested.
  • In conjunction with Shared Services leadership, prepare quarterly Operating and Capital Forecasts.
  • Build and maintain financial models to support internal decision making for a variety of business initiatives.
  • Help us build a world-class FP&A organization by developing, standardizing, maintaining and driving continuous improvement of all planning and forecast process.



  • 4+ years of experience in FP&A, and a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a quantitative discipline, comfortable with dealing with various financial/reporting tools, and have a good understanding in financial processes including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Accounting.  Professional qualification such as MBA, CPA, CMA, or CFA is a plus.
  • Demonstrated excellence in business analytics and tools. Advanced Excel skills and systems experience such as Business Objects, Planning Systems (Hyperion) and Oracle Financials is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, relationship development, analytical, problem-solving and communication skills with the ability to present at the senior most level in the business.
  • Strategic thinking, leadership and the ability to direct cross functional teams to completion of strategic financial objectives.
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and recommended actions to all levels of the organization, using negotiation, persuasion, and discretion to accomplish objectives and deliver results.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion in a complex, deadline driven environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, able to engage and influence team and external partners; technical acumen to interpret business implications; excellent organizational and time management skills.


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