Supervisor Accounting & Accounts Payable (m/f/d) - HYBRID

Date: Feb 24, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE, D-64295 DEU Home City, DE

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13851 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose

The Supervisor, Accounting & Accounts Payable (AP) (m/f/d) manages a team of AP accountants to ensure that the appropriate transactions with vendors and employees are processed in a timely, accurate and compliant matter. Additionally, this role is responsible for the monthly AP-to-GL and FA-to-GL reconciliations as well as the proper period cut-off in terms of the US-GAAP period close. Furthermore, the Supervisor, Accounting & AP assists with respect to AP and Fixed Assets (FA) related subjects in terms of statutory accounting and in case of external audits.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely, accurate and compliant completion of accounting tasks by the team for AP
  • Ensure that accounts payable controls are followed and assists with periodic audits.
  • Ensure payments are made in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide effective support in completion of the Bank reconciliations.
  • Assist in the reconciling of the accounts payable subledger to general ledger.
  • Handle Vendor and Employee expense report inquiries.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance, filing and storage of records in case of audits.
  • Train new staff as needed.
  • Direct assigned tasks.
  • Ensure a proper period cut-off: Review & reconciliation of Prepaid expenses and Accrued expenses.
  • Ensure that Fixed Assets accounting is proper and accurate.
  • Responsible for local entity US GAAP Reporting for AP/FA.
  • Responsible for managing the timely and accurate completion of accounting for other smaller entities (in the responsibility region) as per US GAAP Reporting.
  • Assist in the VAT reporting of the entities within the region.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual capital and operating expense budgets.
  • Maintain statutorily required Accounts & documentation for AP/FA.
  • Support and participate in external audits.
  • Support Corporate projects.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Professional Training IHK (kaufmönnische Ausbildung IHK) or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a similar accounting role
  • Must have strong organization skills and demonstrate an attention to detail
  • Must have experience with accounting systems and processes including major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • CPA or comparable professional accounting certification.
  • Experience with Oracle EBS


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


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 working with 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. 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 a lower cost.


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.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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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.