Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the Manager of Tax Technology will report to the Vice President of Tax. S/he is responsible for developing and implementing the Tax Department’s technology strategy for all tax types and functional areas within the department and establishing internal controls over the use and output of tax technology applications. The Manager, Tax Technology will work cross-functionally with operations, finance, and information technology teams to ensure successful implementation and integration of tax technology solutions.
Develop and implement a tax technology strategy/roadmap to automate, streamline, and standardize global tax compliance and reporting, data management, data analytics, process management, and research using today’s advanced tax technology tools.
Support organizational driven technology initiatives, including ERP implementation, eCommerce, and other initiatives and serve as the lead tax representative on cross-functional project implementation teams to ensure that tax requirements are met.
Work with tax and other non-tax personnel, including IT personnel to identify and document functional requirements and design specifications, provide feedback to IT on technical design specifications, perform all facets of testing and debugging, support application go-live, and provide tax technical application support in production environment following all current IT protocols and standards for successful application development, implementation, and maintenance.
Manage tax technology projects applying generally accepted project management techniques and tools to ensure successful project completion.
Ensure the design and implementation of a sound internal control environment for all tax technology applications and integrations under Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 and ensure timely and successful completion of internal control audits.
Coordinate with tax personnel and external revenue authorities to provide data and reporting required for federal, state, local, and foreign tax audits.
Administer user access rights, manage periodic updates/upgrades, and provide problem-solving and technical support for tax technology applications.
Partner with tax and non-tax personnel, including IT personnel to perform/coordinate due diligence with respect to target’s tax technology applications and integrations, and successfully integrate the technology platforms of acquired companies.
Monitor and stay up to date on emerging tax technology trends and continually reevaluate and revise the tax technology strategy to ensure optimal results.
Develop system/process documentation and deliver end-user training; document policies and procedures for the efficient and effective use of tax technology.
Coordinate and manage relationships with tax technology application vendors and consultants.
Other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications (Required)
At least five (5) years of experience implementing tax technology solutions
Preferred Qualifications (in addition to Basic Qualifications)
CPA or advanced degree (i.e. Master’s Degree in Tax, Accounting, MBA)
Experience with ERP’s (Oracle preferred) and integrating tax technology solutions
Internal Number: IRC189888
About WESCO International
WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2016 annual sales were approximately $7.3 billion. The company employs approximately 9,000 people, maintains relationships with over 25,000 suppliers, and serves approximately 75,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centers and approximately 500 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.
WESCO has been rated as one of the World's Most Admired Companies for several years running. In 2018 Fortune ranked WESCO as the #3 Most Admired Wholesaler for diversified product categories.