WEX Inc. is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, information management and fleet card payment solutions.
We hire people who share our passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in the industry.
If you are looking for a growing career come be part of WEX today! Great Place To Work-Certified.
General Purpose : Focuses on the selection, development, and evaluation of personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Manages the development, implementation and / or maintenance of one or more accounting processes : general ledger journal entries, reconciliations and reporting in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures.
Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency. Ensures integration of data produced into systems and supports objectives of financial analysts.
Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data and revenue. Participates in annual audits and special projects relevant to the general ledger accounting team.
May work with external consultants or auditors to provide required information and ensure proper record keeping for historical purposes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities : UNITED STATES BOOKS AND RECORDS
Assist with the management of the month-end closing process, ensuring a timely and accurate completion.
Manages and oversees corporate accounting control and financial treatment over a group of accounts within a given specialized area.
Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Review and posting of journal entries created by the corporate general ledger accountants (as applicable).
Ensures account reconciliations are completed timely and in accordance with corporate policies including proper resolution of identified issues.
Implements corporate accounting policies and procedures to ensure adequate controls and compliance with guiding accounting principles, concepts, and practices.
Provides guidance on accounting treatments to other departments.
Provide analysis of financial results including variance analysis and trend analysis.
Assist with the review of all general ledger accounts to identify significant variance activity.
Provide information and assistance to the Company’s internal and external auditors.
Streamline the accounting processes and procedures to increase productivity and accuracy.
Enforce the policies and procedures to mitigate financial risk and enhance the control environment. GLOBAL ASSISTANCE TO WEX CLOSE PROCESS
Participate in special projects impacting the accounting area :
Respond to requests for financial information from internal and external customers.
Assist and lead special projects.
Represent the accounting department on new initiatives.
Identify areas of reporting risk to the Company.
Assist in the integration of new acquisitions in a controlled, compliant and efficient manner as applicable.
Minimum Required Qualifications for Consideration :
Bachelors Degree required
5-8 Years of accounting experience
Unquestioned integrity and honesty
Strong organizational skills
Ability to effectively communicate
Strong team building skills
Must pass a successful background investigation Preferred Qualifications :
CPA / MBA preferred
Prior management experience
Experience in working for a multinational organization with multi-currency foreign subsidiaries.
At WEX, we reward innovation, hard work and excellence.
Benefits include : 401(k) Plan
Dependent Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Referral Award Program
Expedition - WEX’s Sabbatical Program
Extended Parental Leave
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)
Life Insurance / AD&D
On Site Fitness Facility in South Portland location
Paid Time Off(PTO)
Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs
Equal Opportunity Employer / Vets / Disability