Define Your Potential

Thank you for considering Vertex Inc, and we are excited about the opportunity to learn more about you, and help you define your potential contributions at Vertex! Our goal is to find new team members that work to help our clients unleash the strategic potential of Corporate Tax worldwide.


Vertex is considered a premier partner to Oracle, SAP, and works closely with the Big 4 and other leading software providers, as well as tax and accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today to the most recognized brands of the world!  We have enjoyed workplace and business recognitions including Philly.com’s Top Places to Work for three years in a row, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, and SmartCEO's Philadelphia Corporate Culture Award.

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Tax Research
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200493 Requisition #

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

 

Provide tax and legal expertise for our software products.   

  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  •  Research, define, and interpret complex tax and case law and provide recommendations to tax and nontax personnel. 

  • Determine how tax or rules impact Vertex products regarding the addition of new content or the maintenance of existing content. 
  • Structure complex tax content within Vertex products in a logical manner that is consistent with system architecture and platforms. 
  • Perform quality assurance tasks following documented processes. 
  • Test complex tax content and functionality within Vertex products and internal databases. 
  • Provide expertise and support for testing and implementing systems and/or process changes to support increased efficiencies or conformance with tax rules. 
  • Lead complex projects and participate as a team member on projects. 
  • Contribute to the development of requirements for new tax functionality.  . 
  • Understand and resolve complex customer issues and systems architecture to develop solutions. 
  • Represent Vertex as a subject matter expert at product demonstrations, presentations, seminars, panels and webcasts if needed. 
  • Lead or participate in other operational and strategic projects or duties as assigned.  
  • Occasional travel required 

 

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

 

  • Superior communication (oral, written, presentation and facilitation) skills.. 
  • Ability to co-present at product demonstrations, seminars, panels and webcasts.  
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task projects with individuals from various areas of the company. 

  

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other business discipline.  

  • Advanced degree, law degree or professional certification a plus. Equivalent experience may substitute for some portion of the education requirement. 
  • CPA or legal experience preferred. 
  • 8+ years in a multi-jurisdictional environment. 
  • Diverse industry or consulting experience required.    

 

 

REQUIRED FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

 

  • Builds Relationships:  Fosters open dialogue and obtains shared commitment to proposals; shared ideas and information to promote mutual understanding, respect, and effective decision-making. 
  • Drives for Results:  Acts to create opportunities for Vertex or to avoid future problems; has the courage to act with incomplete information rather than simply thinking about it; maintains a focused commitment to achieving enterprise objectives. 
  • Knows the Business:  Understands and applies knowledge of Vertex’s business and processes to accomplish goals. 
  • Anticipates Customer Needs (internal and external):  Establishes and maintains productive relationships with customers and partners, anticipating their needs. 
  • Learns Continuously:  Expands own knowledge base to enhance performance; seeks development to increase strengths for current and future needs. 

 

 

COMMENTS: 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this position.  Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.  


Vertex is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


While performing the duties of this job, the work environment may require an individual to be able to sit or be stationary at a computer and use computers for extended periods of time and move freely around the building. Travel may be required. 

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