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Manager Accounting (m/f/d) - Hybrid

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Date: Mar 15, 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 Manager Accounting (m/f/d) is responsible for the timely and accurate financial Reporting (USGAAP) of the entities in his/her sphere of responsibility at month- and quarter-end. He/she manages the team of Accountants and ensures the accuracy, timeliness and compliance of the daily accounting activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Submission of Ansys Germany GmbH´s USGAAP Reporting Files at month-end and quarter-end
  • Responsibility for Managing the timely and accurate submission of the smaller entities´ USGAAP Reporting Files at period end
  • Managing the team of accountants
  • Responsibility for timely, accurate and compliant settlement of accounting tasks by their team
  • Responsibility for the VAT reporting of the entities within the DACH region
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual capital and operating expense budgets
  • Participation in external audits
  • Maintenance of statutorily required documentation
  • Participation in terms of local and corporate projects


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Certified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years experience in equivalent responsibility
  • Experience in successfully managing a small team
  • Excellent skills in written and verbal English as well as German language
  • Excellent communication skills


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Prior experience with Oracle EBS, BlackLine and OBIEE reporting beneficial
  • Experience of budgeting within a subsidiary beneficial 
  • Knowledge of country specifics in Germany, Austria and/or Switzerland


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.