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Accountant (m/f/d)

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Date: Jan 22, 2023

Location: Darmstadt, DE, D-64295

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.


Summary / Role Purpose  

The primary function of the Staff Accountant (m/f/d) is to record monthly general ledger activity for assigned entities. The objective of the position is to ensure that the monthly activity is accurate and recorded in a timely manner. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Maintaining the general ledger for assigned legal entities including but not limited to journal entries for cash, prepaids, amortization, benefits, payroll, vacation, etc. 
  • Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations for assigned entities in BlackLine 
  • Preparation and/or review of intercompany payments 
  • Maintenance and/or preparation of straight-line schedules as needed 
  • Maintenance of fixed asset system including but not limited to putting assets into service, running depreciation, retiring assets, cost adjustments, etc. 
  • Preparation of reports to assist other departments or fulfill management inquiries 
  • Other clerical or accounting tasks as assigned by management 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task 
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently 
  • Proficient use of Excel and other Microsoft Office products 
  • Demonstrates ability to solve administrative and procedural problems 
  • Must be able to appropriately handle confidential information and work in a team environment 
  • Fluent in German and English


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Public or corporate accounting experience a plus 
  • Knowledge of US GAAP is a plus
  • Experience with Oracle a plus 
  • Experience with BlackLine a plus 


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.
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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.