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Senior German Tax Specialist (m/f/d) - Remote

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Date: Jan 1, 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 Senior Tax Accountant will work on all aspects of tax including foreign and domestic income tax provision, federal and state compliance, and federal and state audit. The main responsibilities include domestic income tax provision preparation, foreign income tax provision review, federal and state income tax compliance support and review, and state sales and use tax compliance assistance.   
Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Prepare and assist with the quarterly and annual income tax provisions of domestic affiliates in accordance with ASC 740 
  • Prepare the quarterly state that provision for the US parent company. 
  • Review and assist with the quarterly and annual foreign subsidiary income tax provi-sion.  
  • Prepare support for domestic compliance activities and the coordination of its com-pletion by third party service providers 
  • Review federal and state income tax compliance prepared by third party service pro-viders 
  • Prepare responses to federal and state notices and information requests from federal and state tax audits 
  • Assist with the preparation of sales and use and property tax returns 

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Accounting or Finance 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience involving exposure to basic concepts of taxation 
  • 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 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Public accounting, Big 4 experience preferred 
  • CPA certification preferred 
  • Experience in a multinational corporate tax department a plus 
  • Proficiency with ASC 740 and U.S. GAAP 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.