Job Description

Date Active

Mar 30, 2022 1:42:30 PM

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Job Description/ Requirements

Since 1935, Webster Bank has been helping individuals, families and businesses meet their financial goals. As a leading regional bank, Webster’s strong foundation is built on our core values of responsibility, respect, teamwork, trust and commitment to our communities. Webster bankers remain our most valuable asset, and we pride ourselves on our diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment. Come join our team!


This position can be based within our footprint of CT, NY, NJ, MA, RI with the expectation of periodic travel to alternative locations for team or business events.


Position Summary


Supervises and helps manage Webster’s income tax accounting and reporting in accordance with ASC 740, SOX 404 requirements and U.S. banking regulations, the Company’s corporation income tax compliance support activities, and assists on audits by taxing authorities and in tax-planning projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Supervises and reviews income tax accounting provisions, prepares disclosures in GAAP financial statements, and performs complex tax calculations
  • Supervises and performs tax compliance support activities related to the preparation and filing of corporation income tax returns and related filings
  • Supervises and manages compliance with tax requirements applicable to tax SPEs
  • Supervises, reviews and helps maintain compliance with SOX 404 documentation requirements
  • Helps research complex tax-related matters and implement effects of changes in tax laws and regulations
  • Helps implement policies, procedures and practices to enhance accounting for income taxes processes and compliance with tax laws and regulations
  • Coordinates the exchange of documentation with external auditors and internal personnel for annual audit and quarterly reviews, including SOX 404 and internal audits
  • Assists on audits by taxing authorities
  • Assists in tax-planning projects, integrating acquisitions, and other special projects
  • Supervises and helps develop tax staff

Education, Experience, Skillset


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and solid understanding of financial accounting and reporting
  • 5-10 years experience of corporate tax
  • Big Four public accounting and/or large corporate tax department experience in banking / financial services industry is a plus
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel required, and ONESOURCE Tax Provision solution preferred
  • Strong analytical, communication, organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • CPA designation and advanced degree preferred




Application Instructions

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