Vertex Inc. Named to 2016 Working Mother “100 Best Companies,” for Leadership in Creating Progressive Programs to Support Working Families

NEW YORK--()--Working Mother magazine today recognized Vertex Inc. as one of the 2016 “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” for its outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.

“Vertex is honored to be named as one of this year’s Working Mother 100 Best Companies”

“Vertex is honored to be named as one of this year’s Working Mother 100 Best Companies,” said Jeff Westphal, CEO of Vertex Inc. “In this global economy, we believe that employees who have the flexibility to manage the demands of work and life tend to be less stressed and better engaged. At Vertex, we are committed to providing a progressive workplace that ensures our employees — both men and women — can thrive professionally while also meeting the responsibilities of parenting.”

Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families. Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the culture that attract the best talent.”

Subha Barry, Vice President, General Manager, Working Mother Media, says, “This year’s class of winning companies goes the extra mile to support working moms and all diverse families. In 2016, fully paid leave offerings have grown to an average of 9 weeks, up from 8 last year. The Working Mother 100 Best Companies continues to pave the way for employers nationwide to support their employees, both personally and professionally.”

The complete list of the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.

Working Mother will also hold its fourth annual National Flex Day on Tuesday, October 18th. As a Working Mother 100 Best Company, Vertex, will participate to celebrate the power and pervasiveness of workplace flexibility. Each year, more and more employers and employees are following the lead of the Working Mother 100 Best Companies, all of which offer flexible work options, to add their voices to the #NatlFlexDay campaign. Learn more at workingmother.com/flexday

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About Vertex

Founded in 1978, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of corporate tax software and services for companies from small to medium-sized businesses to global multinationals.

Vertex solutions enable companies to realize the full strategic potential of the corporate tax function. The company offers products and services that allow businesses to automate, integrate, streamline or even outsource their corporate tax processes. Vertex provides solutions in every major line of tax, including income, sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. It also offers tailored solutions for specific industries, including retail, communications, hospitality and leasing. Vertex Managed Services allows companies to outsource sales and use tax returns and exemption certificate management.

Known for its innovative culture, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 850 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (São Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, San Francisco, Sarasota and Seattle. For more information about Vertex, visit www.vertexinc.com.

Contacts

Vertex Contact:
Vertex Inc.
Tricia Schafer-Petrecz, 484-595-6142
tricia.schafer-petrecz@vertexinc.com
or
Working Mother PR Contact:
Andrea Kaplan, 917-836-2741
andrea@andreakaplanpr.com

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