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Date: Aug 1, 2022

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

On a daily basis, the A/P Accountant (m/f/d) will review/process local expense reports in the Concur Expense tool for compliance with policy, handle Concur Expense employee import errors, research and resolve global IT tickets relating to Concur Expense, administer Concur Expense for all country policies, train employees of newly acquired companies on Concur Expense and assist foreign Accounting teams with questions.  The A/P Accountant may also process candidate and Board of Director manual expense reports as needed, work with the travel agency to ensure that local negotiated hotel rates are loaded into the Concur Travel tool and update the local travel and expense policy.

 

The A/P Accountant will also be responsible for entering various vendor invoices, obtaining credit card receipts, entering credit card transactions and processing of payments to various vendors and employees, via check, ACH or credit card in a timely manner.  The A/P Accountant will assist with the matching of incoming invoices to current purchase orders, scanning of invoices and supporting purchase orders into the document management system and follow up as questions arise.  The A/P Accountant may also responsible for reconciling general ledger accounts from time to time as they relate to A/P.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review local expense reports in Concur Expense for compliance with the travel policy and necessary receipts
  • Research and resolve Concur Expense employee information import errors
  • Research and resolve Concur Expense global IT tickets
  • Administration of Concur Expense for all country policies
  • Research and resolve foreign accounting team Concur Expense issues
  • Handle employee Concur Travel and Expense inquires
  • Process candidate and Board of Director manual expense reports
  • Work with travel agency to ensure that Concur Travel reflects current negotiated hotel rates
  • Update local travel and expense policy
  • Determine month end expense report accruals
  • Entering various vendor invoices as needed for weekly check run and ACH transfers in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Obtaining credit card receipts and entering various credit card transactions as needed in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Matching incoming invoices to current purchase orders as needed
  • Scanning of incoming invoices and supporting documentation as needed
  • Assist team with the reconciliation of A/P related general ledger accounts
  • Handle vendor inquiries
  • Maintain files and accounting documentation
  • Other clerical or accounting tasks as assigned by management

 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Associates Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of payables experience or accounting related experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications and basic computer skills

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred, but other business degrees will be considered
  • Experience with Oracle preferred
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of accounting concepts

 

CULTURE AND VALUES
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

 
WORKING AT ANSYS
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.