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Senior Tax Accountant International

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Date: May 15, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

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 Tax Accountant International will work closely with the Director - International Tax on many aspects of calculating and tracking the Company's international affiliates' tax attributes. The main responsibilities will be to assist with the collection of supporting documentation, analysis, and compilation of information for purposes of the annual U.S. tax compliance; perform tax basis studies; assist with the compilation of information for preparation of quarterly tax calculations of GILTI, Subpart F income, FDII, and foreign tax credits; assist with the review of subsidiary tax provision calculations prepared in accordance with ASC 740, as needed; and support the development and implementation of tax planning strategies as they arise.



  • Manage the collection and organization of information necessary to support calculations of earnings and profits, Subpart F inclusions, GILTI, CbC reporting, and foreign tax credit computations, including the underlying analysis and calculations as part of the annual tax compliance process
  • Ensure data accuracy for purposes of U.S. federal informational income tax return compliance filings including, but not limited to, Forms 5471, 8858, and 1118    
  • Calculate and analyze the U.S. international tax impacts of subpart F, GILTI, foreign tax credits, etc.  on a quarterly basis for financial statement reporting purposes 
  • Assist with the quarterly calculations resulting from the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (GILTI, FDII, etc.), and working with software to model the changes in tax law
  • Review payments to foreign vendors for any required withholding tax obligations, and maintain the Company's database repository of foreign withholding Forms W-8BEN-E according to IRS guidelines
  • Assist with the development and implementation of tax-efficient strategies designed to mitigate tax risk, maximize effectiveness of overseas cash repatriation, while minimizing worldwide tax expense and increasing shareholder value
  • Support in preparing formal responses to international aspects of domestic audits and/or notices, as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience involving exposure to concepts of taxation
  • Strong technical and comprehensive knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have strong organization skills and demonstrate an attention to detail
  • Must show ability to multi-task and work well independently



  • Public accounting, Big 4 experience, preferred
  • 2 to 4 years working knowledge of corporate international tax concepts strongly preferred
  • Experience in a multinational corporate tax department a plus
  • Proficiency with ASC 740 and U.S. GAAP a plus
  • MST, MBA, CPA a plus


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