Senior Financial Analyst - Remote

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose:

The Senior Financial Analyst FP&A is responsible for providing analytical support to the Worldwide Sales FP&A team.  The individual will assist in Annual Contract Value (ACV) reporting and insights, Sales KPI development and tracking, variance analysis, planning and forecasting.  This position will report to the Senior Manager Finance FP&A, Worldwide Sales.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Financial Management

  • Drive improved ACV and revenue reporting and insights for the Worldwide Sales team.
  • Deliver timely, accurate and insightful reporting and analyses on weekly/monthly/quarterly cadence.
  • Analyze financial results and communicate business insights to field and FP&A leadership.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to drive insights, analytics, and forward-looking actions.
  • Define key performance indicators and profitability measures and build linkage to actual performance and financial forecasts.
  • Document current reporting and practices and propose reporting enhancements.
  • Implement improved financial reporting processes and drive streamlining and simplification.
  • Manage the annual budget cycle and monthly/quarter forecasts.
  • Ensure timely and accurate work product; meet or exceed established service levels.

Business Partnering

  • Be a self-motivated, 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.


Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a quantitative discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years of core FP&A experience – forecasting, planning, and business partnering.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office software.
  • Strong proficiency with Oracle EPM.
  • Strong proficiency with Alteryx is preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven experience in building different types of financial models, reports, and processes.
  • Ability to prioritize competing projects/deliverables, meet deadlines, collaborate with other business functions, and work well independently.
  • Strong presentation skills.


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


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 working with 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. 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 a lower cost.


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.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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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.

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