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Revenue Accounting Manager EMEA (m/f/d)

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Date: Nov 1, 2020

Location: Otterfing, DE, D-83624 Darmstadt, DE, D-64295 Ismaning, DE, D-85737 Sheffield, GB, S1 2JE 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.



The Revenue Accounting Manager EMEA (m/f/d) is a regional position that reports into the Sr. Director Revenue & Compliance based in Canonsburg, PA.  This position will work with sales, legal, business operations and other partners to review and approve significant multi-element customer arrangements to ensure treatment is within company expectations. The position will also assist with maintaining and evolving revenue accounting policies and procedures and appropriate internal controls to support these policies. 


  • Apply US GAAP 606 revenue recognition which involves identification of non-standard revenue treatment, combination of contracts and allocation of revenue among various performance obligations.
  • Review and document conclusions for complex, multi-element sales contracts to support compliance with applicable authoritative literature.
  • Work collaboratively with other regions as needed for coverage.
  • Participate in the review of calculations for estimated standalone selling prices (“SSP”) for the company’s performance obligations.
  • Review various account reconciliations for revenue related general ledger accounts.
  • Review and ensure accuracy of accounting adjustments for unbilled backlog and deferred AR.
  • Work alongside revenue team with internal and external auditors in addressing revenue accounting questions.
  • Apply knowledge to enhance systems and business processes to increase efficiency and support the sales administration and business operations functions.
  • Assist with integration of newly acquired companies by assisting with transition to ANSYS policies and procedures.
  • Support the department’s values and learning initiatives.



  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, finance or similar business equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of revenue recognition or audit experience, preferably with a technology company.
  • Comprehensive and technical knowledge of ASC 606 and/or IFRS 15.
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



  • Big 4 audit experience strongly preferred.
  • Preferred experience working at a public, multinational technology company with revenue recognition experience.
  • Oracle experience a plus.
  • Advanced Excel skills preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant.


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.