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Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

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 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.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Collaborates with the other finance manager to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Prepare Balance Sheet account analysis and reconciliations while providing supporting schedules. Bank accounts, A/R, A/P, Accruals, etc.
  • 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


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.
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