Institutional and Trust Tax Manager - R-101163-2554

at WSFS Bank in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

At WSFS Bank, we empower our Associates to grow their careers, we guide our customers to secure their financial futures, and we actively support our Communities so they can fully thrive. Careers with WSFS Bank offer an inclusive and supportive culture, competitive salaries, opportunities to advance, and more. We are the premiere, locally headquartered bank and wealth management company in the region and are honored to consistently be named a Top Workplace by our Associates, who make a difference every day for the people, businesses, and Communities we serve. We Stand For ServiceĀ® is more than part of our name, it's our mission and our purpose.

The Institutional and Trust Tax Manager will manage a 3-4 person tax services team in our Delaware location and support our WSFS Institutional and Bryn Mawr Trust Company of Delaware clients. The incumbent will also manage various tax vendor and external outsource/consultant relationships.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide day-to-day management and support to the Bryn Mawr Trust Company of Delaware, which is responsible for the tax compliance of personal and corporate trust accounts, including tax support of our Global Capital Markets group.
  • Assist in providing accurate, professional, and confidential communication with administrators and other internal departments, and outside accountants/advisors when responding to requests or providing support.
  • The Delaware Trust & Institutional deliverables includes 1041 filings, tax reporting filings such as 1099s, 1042s, 5471, FBAR, and analysis of W-8 and W9's.
  • Supervise and assist the tax process that updates and monitors trust account management, such as new account openings and closings, follow-up with exceptions, account updates, and asset update changes.
  • Oversee the remittance of tax payments along with tax reporting to various tax authorities, including using various electronic filing systems such as EFTPS and FINCEN.
  • Preparing, reviewing, correcting, and inputting client tax information for tax systems, registers, and tax filings, as well as overseeing the mailing of all tax filings and reporting for the various business lines while tracking the status of the tax returns and other documentation with authorities.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business-related field.
  • 5 years of relevant Delaware accounting, tax, or legal experience.
  • Credentialed tax professional- EA, CPA or LLM.
  • Experience in trust tax form preparation and secondary review.
  • Must have the ability to accurately access the tax compliance requirements per review of trust document/custody agreements
  • Must possess strong accounting, legal, and analytical skills, especially in fiduciary and estate tax rules and regulations.
  • Must have strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal colleagues and external clients and advisors.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Must have a background in foreign tax issues, such as FATCA, CRS, 5471s, 3520s, 1042s, and FBARs.
  • Must have knowledge of IRS filing systems, such as EFTPS and FINCEN.
  • Must have supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with tax software (OneSource), trust accounting software (SEI SWP), and TranStar is preferred.

WSFS Bank is inclusive and supportive of individual needs. If you have a physical or other impairment that might require an accommodation, including technical assistance with the WSFS Bank Careers website or submission process, please contact us via email at

WSFS is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Copy Link

Job Posting: 1241888

Posted On: Feb 22, 2024

Updated On: Mar 22, 2024

Please Wait ...