Vertex Inc.,the leading provider of corporate enterprise tax solutions,recently hosted the Main Line Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of a new office facility located in Chesterbrook, Pa with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The office is an expansion of the company’s corporate headquarters and operations located in Suburban Philadelphia and houses Vertex’s Customer Support, Tax Research, and Procedural Design and Development teams.
Vertex Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Westphal, and Main Line Chamber of Commerce President Bernie Dagenais officially unveiled the 35,000 square foot facility located on Liberty Ridge Drive on March 15,along with an audience of Vertex employees, Main Line Chamber of Commerce members and local media.
Currently, Vertex employs over 800 employees across the US, Europe and South America, 576 of which are based in the Greater Philadelphia region. The new facility opening comes as the company continues to ramp up recruitment of regional talent to support increased demand for company’s enterprise level corporate tax software and services. This includes increased sales of the company’s industry leading platform for corporate, indirect tax management, Vertex® Indirect Tax O Series and Managed Services like Returns Outsourcing. Additionally,the company anticipates significant growth from its breakthrough solution for corporate income tax, Vertex® Enterprise.
“We are in growth mode and actively recruiting for multiple positions to help serve our customer base of global,multinational corporations,” says Jeff R. Westphal, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vertex Inc. “This includes software developers, professional services and ERP consultants, tax professionals,sales and customer support. By expanding to this new facility, Vertex is positioned to not only service our existing customer base, but also properly support our planned growth over the next decade.”
“Vertex provides the high value jobs and corporate culture that attracts and retains the top talent in the region,” says Bernie Dagenais, President of the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. “As the company continues to grow,they will play a crucial role in helping to shape the Main Line as an even more attractive area to live and work in the Greater Philadelphia area.”
The planning and layout of the new office was done in collaboration with employees, who provide input on the layout of the floor plan including individual work spaces,team rooms, and furniture selection. The final result incorporates collaborative meeting rooms, updated work spaces, centralized resources, and even an area for decompressing during stressful work times.
“Part of the Vertex core vision is to be an employer of choice,” continued Wespthal. “That goal was central to planning and setup of this facility. Our employees provided crucial insight into how best to support and provide them with the support and facilities they need succeed.”
Since 1978, Vertex, Inc., has been a leading provider of tax technology and services, enabling companies of all sizes to realize the full strategic potential of the tax function by automating and integrating tax processes, while leveraging advanced and predictive analytics of tax data. Vertex provides cloud-based and on-premise solutions that can be tailored to specific industries for every major line of tax, including income, sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, and with offices worldwide, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 900 professionals and serves companies across the globe.