Manager Tax

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Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 12908 


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.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


The Tax Manager is responsible primarily for statutory reporting and taxes. This position builds and leads a team which will specialized in taxes and will provide timely support for any tax requirements. This position will also be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements for an entity other than ANSYS Japan.



  • Manage tax team in Finance organization.
  • Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations within timeframe.
  • Provide innovative tax planning and reviewing complex income tax returns.
  • Identify and mitigate tax risks.
  • Manage and coordinate internal/external tax audit.
  • Maintain tax balances on general ledgers, both in USGAAP and Japan statutory basis.
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close and reporting, including quarterly tax provision.
  • Collaborates with accounting team to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Ensure that the accounting / operation is executed in compliant with the internal policies, and accounting regulations
  • Responsible for supporting tax audit, regulatory audit, as well as internal audits
  • Assist if necessary day-to-day operations including data entry, customer invoicing, expense report control and vendor payments. (Volume work sharing with team)
  • Take ownership on special projects, as required.



  • About 8 years of experience in accounting, monthly, quarterly, year-end financial closing process.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in statutory reporting and taxes at Japan subsidiary of multi-national company.
  • Understanding tax compliance requirement, including transfer pricing, as well as Japan and U.S. GAAP required, familiarity with IFRS and respective tax laws preferred.
  • Experience in Japan subsidiary of multi-national global company.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (fluent in English), with ability to multitask and work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic and various company's culture environment.



  • Big 4 experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Taxation accountant certification preferred.
  • MBA and /or Accounting Certification (CPA) a plus. USCPA is also plus.
  • Oracle experience a plus


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 in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. 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: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, 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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