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Accounts Receivable Accountant (m/f/d) - HYBRID



Accounting & Finance
Darmstadt, Germany · Singapore
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Requisition #: 14398

Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement

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.

Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.

Summary / Role Purpose

The Accounts Receivable Accountant (m/f/d) is an entry level position that reports to the Supervisor based in Darmstadt. The primary function will be the collection of past due balances on customer invoices, invoicing customer orders, completing vendor forms for customers, and responding to balance inquiries. Supporting all other AR functions as needed is also expected.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Send out customer invoices in a timely manner and assist in automatic emailing of invoices.
  • Responsible for the collection of past due balances on customer invoices and contacting customers concerning issues with their accounts.
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by collaborating with sales, business operations and customers.
  • Review customer billing and payment history as needed.
  • Resolve valid variances by entering manual invoices, adjustments, or credit memos.
  • Prepare and send weekly AR collection logs with open AR details for the local team.
  • Assist with getting tax exemption certificates from customers for unpaid sales tax balances.
  • Support the department’s values by following policies and procedures and maintaining proficient data entry and supporting documentation.
  • Support the department’s learning initiatives and identify areas for process improvement and automation.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Associates / bachelor degree in accounting or finance / IHK certification
  • Effective listening and strong phone skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently.
  • Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong German and English language skills.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Two years of experience in a collections role preferred.
  • Oracle Financial software experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and other CRM experience preferred


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. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. 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: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and 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.