Sales & Order Operations Specialist II

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Date: Jul 18, 2024

Location: Holon, IL, 30173

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14602 


Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  


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. 


Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  


Summary / Role Purpose  

The Sales & Order Operations Specialist II (m,f,d) is an integral member of the team,responsible for managing the end to end process for renewal and new sales, performing duties for department managers, partnering with an assigned team of account managers to support sales cycle and business objectives, and acts as primary point of contact for internal and external customers. Requires knowledge and accurate execution of company policies and procedures. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

Project Management - Subject Matter Expert: 

  • Designated Go To on the team for a specific topic(s) for new and existing Sales & Order Operations staff 

  • Independently own/manage a topic by expanding knowledge base in a designated area, train new and existing Sales & Order Operations staff; create and maintain training materials, develop and/or enhance presentation skills, suggest improvements to current reference materials 

  • Prerequisite: must have participated in New Employee Onboarding 

Apply sense of urgency, independence in problem solving, knowing where to find information, who to involve, how to apply Sales policies, creation of complex quotations and order scenarios with minimal supervision 

Strong teamwork and communication skills required. Ability to work with all internal departments in a professional manner 

Sales Cycle and Related Workflow Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation of Quotation proposals, legal forms, and licensing requests. Reviews quotations for completeness and in accordance with GAAP, accuracy and adherence to company policy for new and renewal sales efforts 

  • Partnering with an assigned group of Account managers, prepare, review, process and expedite sales orders and related workflow and services 

  • Act as the primary contact for ANSYS customer needs; responding to questions on order status, account issues; license configuration etc. for all new and renewal software orders. 

  • Administers all renewal opportunities within the CRM; including revenue reconciliation activities; creating sales queries/reports to track opportunities, following up with customers and maintaining an accurate renewal forecast within the CRM. 

  • Involve appropriate customers and internal groups (Account Managers, inside sales, Legal, Business Operations etc.) to assure timely submission and processing of revenue 

  • Research and understand historical accounts, product order history, discounting and/or special pricing situations to help with quote proposal generation as needed 

  • Performs audit of own work or that of others to ensure conformance with established procedures  

  • ANSYS, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer 

  • Analyze outgoing and incoming paperwork such as purchase orders and license contracts for compliance and accuracy, determine and administer revenue and support splits if required, ensure all internal approvals are secured. Verifies order entry for completeness. Request and provide peer reviews to ensure accuracy 

  • Meet regularly with account managers to review opportunities and plan for end of quarter activity; meet with direct Supervisor or Manager to review objectives. 

  • Coordinate with technical staff to resolve Customer Portal access problems & license installation issues 

Support account administration activities including completion of supplier Corporate Data forms, prepare and distribute License and ASC changes, Name change form, Transfers and Assignments including securing required approvals and submit required paperwork to Business Operations. 

In accordance with current policies, create temporary and evaluation license keys appropriate for distribution to prospects and customers. 

Provide support for reconciling actual revenues to forecast and plan as well as helping new Account Managers with training on the proper paperwork and protocol for sales order processing 

Involvement in CRM Data maintenance and administration 

Update existing CRM records with current information, which may include updating pricing and products for existing renewal opportunities, removing duplicate entries, account reassignments, logging notes, or other activities as directed 

May also perform other duties as assigned by the direct manager or other management staff. 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • Associate degree in business or accounting (two year program) or related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a sales operations, sales support, finance or legal support role, in a corporate setting. Bachelor’s degree desirable 

  • At least 1 year of sales order processing experience 

  • Extended hours required at end of quarter 

  • Strong teamwork and customer service oriented 

  • Highly motivated and results driven; copes effectively with complexity and change 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships 

  • Demonstrates good judgement in problem solving and issue escalation 

  • Ability to handle confidential information 

  • Working knowledge of CRM and knowledge of Quote to Cash scenarios including Quotation preparation 

  • Must be organized and detail oriented 

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment 

  • Working knowledge of presentation and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel 


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. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. 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: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and 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. 

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