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Accounting Manager

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Date: Nov 5, 2020

Location: Montigny le Bretonneux, FR, 78180

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
Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting for Ansys France and for managing the accounting team. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitudes of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget activities. This is a key position within the finance team and You will be involved in almost all aspects of financial operations, such as technical accounting, US GAAP, local GAAP, tax, finance, treasury, external reporting, compliance.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for maintaining general ledgers in both US GAAP and French statutory basis
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close, with preparing/reviewing journals
  • Supervise Balance Sheet account analysis and reconciliations while providing supporting schedules, bank accounts, A/R, A/R, Accruals, etc.
  • Perform monthly financial statement review, including, but not limited to balance sheet and income statement fluctuation analysis
  • Support accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, postings and collections
  • Support quarterly US GAAP deferred Tax close and reporting
  • Provide full support to French statutory filing process
  • Responsible fully for supporting tax audit, regulatory audit, as well as internal audits
  • Ensure that the accounting / operation is executed in compliant with the internal policies, and accounting regulations
  • Liaise with external professionals and government bodies on audit, tax, secretarial and other issues to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance for the Company and the Group.
  • Support Controller with special project and workflow process improvement
  • Monitor and analyzes team members’ work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Support budget activities
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing accounting team at French subsidiary of multi-national company
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Strong technical and comprehensive knowledge of US GAAP and French GAAP
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (fluent in English)
  • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Relish dealing with ambiguity and can work independently with minimal supervision
  • High energy individual that is assertive, proactive, cooperative, results oriented and customer focused
  • Proven track record of problem solving and process improvement
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure with tight deadlines

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Oracle knowledge is a plus

 

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.