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Vertex (Pennsylvania) Overview

King of Prussia, PA
501 to 1000 employees
1978
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
With more than 30 years of experience, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise corporate tax solutions and process management services worldwide. Combining advanced technology, sophisticated software, and an exceptional team of experienced tax experts, Vertex solutions ... Read more

Mission: Unleash the strategic potential of Corporate Tax worldwide.

Company Updates

  • Vertex Inc. joins The Precisionists to launch innovative program supporting employment for individuals with Autism.

    King of Prussia-based company commits to hiring local employees with disabilities - Delaware Business Times

    King of Prussia-based company Vertex Inc. has partnered with Wilmington-based The Percisionists Inc. in a commitment to hire local adults with disabilities.

  • Vertex, Inc., announced the opening of its newest European locations in Amsterdam and Frankfurt, highlighting the company’s growing presence in the European marketplace and dedication to the global business community.

    Vertex Opens Offices in Amsterdam and Frankfurt to Expand European Presence

    LONDON--()-- Vertex, Inc., a leading provider of tax automation solutions, announced the opening of its newest European locations in Amsterdam and Frankfurt, highlighting the company's growing presence in the European marketplace and dedication to the global business community.

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Vertex (Pennsylvania) – Why Work For Us?


Thanks for considering Vertex! We know that you have a lot of companies to choose from, so what makes us different?

We don't just offer jobs, we offer careers where you will have the opportunity to define and maximize your potential doing work that you truly love. Our values, commitment to customer excellence and unwavering integrity set us apart.

Talent like yours will propel us forward.

Values

When we say Values, we mean the fundamental beliefs that form the essence of our organization's philosophy. Our values are founded in a commitment to, and respect for, people – we:

  • create a collaborative work environment
  • deliver outstanding performance
  • act with integrity
  • embrace innovation in the pursuit of continuous improvement
  • always strive to understand our customers
  • thrive on having a friendly and fun work environment!

Culture

A company culture can be defined as “the way that you get work done.” The way that we get work done here is very collaborative and centers around treating each other with respect.

From that keystone foundation, we enjoy working on productive teams and thrive on having a friendly and fun work environment. It’s one of the reasons we were named a Top Workplace in Philadelphia for the past three years. Ask anyone who finished their first day here why they like it, and what they’ll probably say is “everyone is so friendly!”

Ours is a unique workplace centered around the belief that if people are treated with respect, can choose meaningful work they enjoy, and have fun while doing it, we will all succeed. Over 40 years of continuous growth seems to support that belief!

Awards & Recognition

Below are just a few of the awards we have been honored to receive over the past few years:

  • Top Workplace by Philly.com in 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • 2016 Working Mother Best Company
  • 2015 Corporate Culture Award
  • America’s ITR Tax Technology Award

 

Integrating Life & Work at Vertex 

We spend a large number of our waking hours at work. Shouldn’t you enjoy that time? We strive for a culture that helps you integrate your work and life in a way that will grow your career, live your life, and be wildly happy and successful at both!

Corporate Philanthropy 

  • Our Corporate Philanthropy program supports four organizations chosen by our employees that are near and dear to our hearts:
  • The Patriot Foundation: Since 2003 this fine organization has focused on providing scholarships and aid for children of soldiers who were killed or injured from Fort Bragg
  • Breastcancer.org: Breastcancer.org was created in 2000 to address the need for accessible, understandable and compassionate information about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment issues.
  • The American Heart Association: This organization is the oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease.
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters: Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through  18, in communities across the globe to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Autism @ Work Initiative

Our work leaders and talent acquisition team are working together to identify job opportunities across the business that leverage the amazing abilities of adults affected by Autism. 

Community Involvement

Our employees enjoy the opportunity to initiate grass roots efforts to support organizations through our Community Connections program. They have ranged from the Red Cross to Alex’s Lemonade Stand to the Working Wardrobe. This team also leads many of the fun activities that take place at Vertex.

Wellness 

The Vertex Wellness Program is designed to help employees make lifestyle changes that can lead to better health. The program combines activities and educational opportunities focused on some of the key points of healthy living: preventative care, increased physical activity, improved eating habits, and healthy eating. A team of employees helps promote wellness with onsite health screenings, fitness programs, and wellness events.

Vertex also offers the "More to Life" Employee Assistance Program. This program is designed to help employees address a range of topics and issues—including legal, financial, everyday living, family and caregiving, health and wellness, and emotional well-being.

 

 

 

 

Explore the Potential

As a global company serving some of the most recognized brands in the world, we have amazingly diverse career opportunities for you to start or continue your career. This is the kind of company where you can truly make a difference with your contributions. Consider our opportunities and how you can define your potential in a whole new way!

Internships

Internships are mostly offered during the summer semester across all areas of the business in our King of Prussia location. All internships are paid and full-time.

Rotational Program

Vertex Advance is an entry-level, two-year, rotational program that is designed to put you through several rotations and provide a broad exposure to different functional areas within a technology company. There are three tracks that offer you opportunities for a wide range of career interests.

  • Customer Success
    • Rotate through areas of the business that support and implement our software
  • Sales
    • Rotate through areas of the business that sell and promote our software to new and existing customers
  • Technical
    • Rotate through the areas of the business that develop our software packages

Learn much more on the campuses where we recruit or by applying online. Students from any campus are invited to apply, however our current campus recruiting program includes:

  • Drexel University
  • Penn State University
  • West Chester University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Temple University
  • Villanova University
  • Saint Joseph's University (PA)

Entry Level

In addition to our entry-level rotational program we seek talent across the business. To know about, and apply to, these positions create a Job Profile in our online system to be notified when a new position is posted.

Experienced

We are always seeking experienced talent to join all areas of our business. While active positions are posted online, we encourage you to submit your resume for future positions as well. As new positions become available, you will be notified of the matching opportunities.

Contract

In many of our areas of business we leverage contract, or contingent, team members to accomplish short-term projects, or support longer term development cycles. Most of these opportunities are available through our staffing partners. These are great opportunities for you to test our environment for future full-time opportunities.

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    Pros

    -Work-life balance
    -Collaborative work environment
    -Beautiful/modern new building
    -CEO/Leadership team takes a genuine interest in the work we are doing
    -Motivating/encouraging colleagues
    -Many opportunities for growth
    -Many opportunities to try out projects from different areas of interest
    -Growing base of young professionals in the company- -Welcoming to younger talent coming in
    -Very engaged CEO with very clear visions/hopes for the company
    -Fellow employees always willing/patient to help teach other employees
    -Takes genuine interest in training and learning opportunities for all employees
    -Very culture/values-centric

    Cons

    -Too much need for collaboration leads to elongated decision making processes
    -Lack of communication among teams that should be working closer together

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Vertex (Pennsylvania) Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Vertex (Pennsylvania) (Berwyn, PA).

    Interview

    Was interviewed by two Managers. Basically asked me if I knew how to do what they needed getting done. I was hired as a consultant and then after 6 months they brought me on full time.

    Negotiation

    I was happy with the offer at the time.

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Vertex (Pennsylvania) Awards & Accolades

  • Top Places to Work, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, 2018
  • Top Places to Work, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, 2017
  • 2015 Philadelphia Corporate Culture Award, SmartCEO Magazine, 2015
  • Top Places to Work, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, 2016
  • Top Places to Work, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, 2015
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Pledges & Certifications

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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