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Senior Vendor Analyst

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Date: Jul 29, 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 Vendor Analyst is responsible for providing support to the Director of Global Procurement Governance and Strategy will work closely with team members in Procurement, Sourcing and Vendor Relationship Management and FP&A. This role will assist in the analysis and reporting of external spend savings / cost avoidance and support the Procurement teams by creating financial profiles for vendors and spend categories as well as ongoing spend analytics.  Additional responsibilities will include activities associated with ESG reporting relating to vendors and conducting spend trend analysis.



  • Provide analytical support in order to manage strategic vendor initiatives and support business decisions
  • Perform detailed financial analyses in the areas of key spend categories and vendors
  • Work closely with FP&A to represent the Procurement function in reporting global savings and cost avoidance
  • Collect and analyze data related to purchases, vendors, spend categories and markets
  • Create financial profiles for partnership vendors
  • Support Procurement negotiators in vendor consolidation efforts by providing ongoing analytics
  • Participate in the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting on Procurement performance metrics
  • Perform trend analysis on key spend categories
  • Conduct external benchmarking for key markets and vendors
  • Extract relevant data from multiple databases, analyze problems, determine causes and suggest corrective action
  • Work on special projects and other duties as assigned such as annual ESG Scope 3 reporting



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business or analytical area – but core financial coursework and knowledge is required.
  • 5+ years of data analysis in a finance or operations role
  • Understanding of or direct experience of working with a Procurement function
  • PC Proficiency in Microsoft applications; MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Reporting & Analysis Tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently while still meeting project deadlines and commitments.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion in a complex, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to interface across various levels (analysts and managers), within multiple business units, both domestic and international.



  • Experience in OBIEE or Oracle preferred.
  • Independent thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Established analytical skill set.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Understanding of software or other technology industry as a business.
  • Strong project management and analytical 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.
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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