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French Tax Specialist H/F

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Date: Nov 1, 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.



Daily tax operations

  • Tax compliance
    • Preparation corporate income tax returns
    • Review R&D credit form
    • Preparation of miscellaneous tax forms
    • Assistance with the preparation of the annual domestic Transfer Pricing form


  • Tax administrative tasks
    • Management of payment/prepayment of taxes and tax refunds in accordance with the tax agenda
    • Assistance to the controllers for the application of the reduced Withholding Tax rate on royalties
    • Residence certificate requests
    • Liaise with the French tax administration


US tax accounting

  • Quarterly preparation tax provision for the French entities
    • Identification/Update Stat to tax temporary and permanent differences
    • Longview update
    • Preparation working papers to support current and deferred positions
    • Update tax questionnaire
  • Quarterly update tax cash payment schedule
  • Preparation RTP file following filing of the corporate income tax returns
  • Identification potential FIN 48 positions



  • Education: Master in French tax law required
  • Experience: minimum of 3 years of experience with domestic corporate tax filings, US tax accounting knowledge required.
  • IT skills required: extensive use of Microsoft Excel & Word and experience with tax software preferred (e.g. Longview, Cegid).
  • Soft skills required: good communication and writing skills to interact with various departments, good analytical skills and detail oriented, full professional proficiency in French and English


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.
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.