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Senior Revenue Accountant - Remote

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Date: Sep 20, 2021

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


The Senior Revenue Accountant is a regional position that reports into the Manager, Revenue Recognition, based in Canonsburg, PA. This position will participate in various revenue related functions including monthly close activities and revenue reporting, deferred revenue reporting, variance analysis, and providing support to both internal and external auditors.  This position will collaborate with various departments within Ansys such as accounting/reporting, tax, business operations, accounts receivable, FP&A, and others.  As needed, the position will also provide support and assistance to the U.S. Accounts Receivable team for certain activities such as cash flow reporting, aging reports, etc.

  • Monthly close activities such as manual revenue journal entries, revenue reconciliations, deferred revenue reporting, net down entries.
  • Analyze sales and revenue data to ensure ANSYS is reporting revenue in compliance with ASC 606.
  • Prod runs, which interfaces sales orders from the CRM into the accounting system.
  • Prepare monthly Blackline reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Ad hoc revenue requests and assisting with revenue forecasts on certain contracts.
  • Review orders to ensure revenue is recognized in accordance with ASC 606 and US GAAP.
  • As needed, assist with the management of the U.S. Accounts Receivable team in certain monthly responsibilities and reporting, specifically with cash flow.
  • Support both internal and external audit with data requests.
  • Support the department’s values and learning initiatives.
  • Participate in and identify areas for process improvement and automation.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Prefer two years accounting experience, preferably in revenue recognition or with a technology company.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Oracle experience is preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience working at a public, multinational technology company
  • ASC 606 revenue recognition experience


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • 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 of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the 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.  Because 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”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, 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 so our customers can 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 component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
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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