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Mergers and Acquisitions Senior Manager - Remote

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Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: PA Home City, PA, US, 17101 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 New York, NY, US, 10001 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Columbia, MD, US, 21046 Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



The Senior Manager – M&A-Finance is responsible for providing support to the Senior Director of M&A-Finance, VP Global Accounting and Reporting, Chief Financial Officer and other senior executives when they are working on mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence. This role supervises an analyst. Other special projects as assigned.



  • Assist in the preparation of the detailed financial business plan, including the forecasted revenue and expense budgets (with input of the respective business leaders).
  • Build financial models which are representative of detailed financial business plan. Utilize company-provided financial information and market research to develop appropriate assumptions used in such modeling as well as justify conclusions on purchase price ranges and other key metrics.
  • Provide relevant commentary on business plan presentations, draft letters of intent, purchase agreements and related disclosure schedules and other documents, including but not limited to the funds flow statement.
  • Assist in the post-closing activities, including but not limited to, integration, the external valuation and preparation of the Buyer’s Statement.
  • Assist in the preparation of the pre-acquisition order base to be loaded into Oracle in accordance with ASC 606 with the applicable segments required for financial reporting.
  • Develop a comprehensive budget with input from the business leaders in accordance with the overall business plan.
  • Assist Sales and other business leaders in analyzing historical ACV and revenue trends and determining appropriate top-line targets. Also assist in the calculation of post-closing sales, revenue, and ACV quarterly goals.
  • Assist in additional due diligence procedures as determined to be required and prudent in the circumstances. 
  • Have a keen insight into the operations of businesses and have knowledge to identify areas of risk or potential concern, including but not limited to issues which may impact purchase price, future business performance and integration.
  • Organize financial data into an understandable format so that important trends can be distinguished. 
  • Collect and analyze data related to products, markets, customers, competitors, geographies, pricing, sales, etc.; assess trends and highlight competitive gaps.
  • Prepare the detailed financial business plan. Assist in the development of business unit plans and margin structures for the annual operating plan and quarterly forecast.
  • Support data analysis requests from the business units to provide customer data, sales performance, market statistics, competitor performance and financial understanding.
  • Supervise and develop staff as they may be assigned.
  • Work on special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline.
  • 10+ years of financial analysis experience.
  • PC Proficiency in Microsoft applications; MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Reporting & Analysis Tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently while still meeting project deadlines and commitments.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion in a complex, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to interface across various levels (analysts, managers, directors, executives), within multiple business units, both domestic and international.
  • Ability to interface with potential targets and work with a multidisciplinary team in due diligence efforts.


  • Experience in mergers & acquisitions preferred.
  • Advanced degree such as MBA preferred.
  • Independent thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Established analytical skill set with a proven history of forecasting, analysis and financial reporting.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Understanding of software or other technology industry as a business. Public company experience preferred.
  • Strong project management and analytical skills.
  • Ability to prepare and make presentations or recommendations to more senior managers.


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • 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 leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a 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. 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.
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, empowering our customers to 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 member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg