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Associate Tax Specialist

Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Bentley Systems

About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $700 million, in 172 countries.



Associate Tax Specialist


Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341    


Position Summary:

Bentley Systems' Finance Department is expanding and looking to hire an Associate Tax Specialist in our Exton, PA global headquarters. We are seeking an energetic, go-getter for this newly created entry level  position. The Associate Tax Specialist position will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of various aspects of U.S. tax compliance, including:

  • The preparation of US International Forms 5471 [average 100+ Controlled Foreign Corporations (“CFCs”)] and Forms 8858.
  • Assisting with state and local tax compliance projects and the preparation of tax returns.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the ASC 740/FIN 48 tax provisions for controlled foreign corporations.
  • Research and documentation of technical conclusions related to day-to-day state tax matters that arise
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements.


 This is a great opportunity for a recent college graduate or a current college student who will be graduating by the end of 2021 or in the Spring of 2022. Bentley provides a unique environment for self-motivated professionals to learn, grow and thrive in the area of corporate taxation.


Core Competencies Required:

  • Strong work ethic and a self-motivated desire to learn all aspects of taxation.
  • Proven capacity for handling multiple tasks, coupled with flexibility and creative problem-solving skills in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to research and interpret tax issues.
  • Possess strong orientation to detail, assuming ownership of projects and organizing to deliver on deadline.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and to function independently, demonstrating a high level of motivation for taking initiative.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good computer skills, including working knowledge of MS Office, Excel and Word.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related course of study. Additional courses to pursue an MS degree or CPA, a plus.
  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Strong desire to continually improve skillset and grow a career in Tax.





During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bentley has implemented several safety protocols to protect our colleagues, users, and wider communities. Given our status as a government contractor, at some point in the coming year, all U.S. colleagues, regardless of work location or employment type, may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Exemptions will be available as a reasonable accommodation for those who are unable to meet the vaccination requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age or any other protected characteristic.  Additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law may be found by clicking here and here.


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