Senior Accountant

SUMMARY
The primary function of this position is to act as a liaison between the Company’s U.S. headquarters and its foreign subsidiaries. The objective of the position will be to ensure that the financial results of the aforementioned subsidiaries are properly reported based on U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), as well as to provide the subsidiaries with financial and operational support, as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•Ensure accounting for assigned subsidiaries is in accordance with US GAAP. This includes a periodic review of reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts, investigation of budget vs. actual variances, and analysis of balance sheet and income statement fluctuations.
•Act as the corporate liaison for assigned subsidiaries, providing assistance with operational and financial questions as needed.
•Ensure proper and timely recording of intercompany charges and payments.
•Prepare and/or review assigned subsidiary cash flow statements.
•Present accounting policy topics / updates to the Finance management team and foreign controller group at the biennial Controllers’ Conference.
•Assist with corporate accounting tasks and special projects as needed.
•Occasional travel may be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
•Bachelor’s degree.
•A minimum of three years of financial accounting or audit experience, or two years with successful completion of the CPA exam.
•Comprehensive and technical knowledge of US GAAP.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•A minimum of two years of Big 4 audit experience strongly preferred.
•Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance strongly preferred.
•Experience with international subsidiary accounting a plus.
•Experience in multi-level consolidations a plus.
•Oracle experience a plus.
•CPA preferred.
•Public company experience and knowledge of SEC reporting requirements 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

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.