Manager, Accounting & OPM

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

WEX, inc. South Portland, ME

WEX, inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
South Portland, ME
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #


WEX Inc. is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, information management and fleet card payment solutions. We are passionate about providing payment solutions with unparalleled security and control for corporate purchasing and transaction monitoring needs. We hire people who share the same passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in our industry. We are employee centric offering value-based incentives and generous compensation and benefits packages. If you are looking for a growing career come be part of WEX today!

General Purpose: Manager, Accounting & OPM
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and provide accurate and timely closing of the United States books and records:
Assist in management of month-end closing process, ensuring a timely and accurate completion.
Oversight of accounts reconciliation process.
Review of all general ledger accounts to identify significant variance activity.
Provide information and assistance to the Companys internal and external auditors.
Oversee daily accounting duties including journal entry creation, approval and posting.
Streamline the accounting processes and procedures to increase productivity and accuracy.
Develop and enforce the policies and procedures to mitigate financial risk and enhance the control environment.
Stay current with Company initiatives in order to ensure compliance with appropriate accounting treatment.

Manage and provide oversight to Operational Payments Management Department:
Oversight of Cash Application, Merchant Settlement and Trade Accounts Payable personnel.
Streamline the payment management processes and procedures to increase productivity and accuracy.
Maintain proper control over all functional areas within operational payment management, including segregation of duties, and appropriate backup and coverage
Stay current with banking regulations to ensure no fines or penalties are incurred

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 integration of accounting of new acquisitions in a controlled, compliant and efficient manner as applicable.

Demonstrates leadership behavior by effectively performing four core people management functions: Selection/Assessment, People Development, Performance Management and Building Bench Strength/Succession Planning.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Bachelors Degree required, CPA/MBA preferred
7-10 Years of accounting experience
Strong technical accounting skills
Unquestioned integrity and honesty
Strong organizational skills
Prior management experience
Ability to effectively communicate
Strong team building skills
Must pass a successful background investigation

At WEX, we reward innovation, hard work and excellence. Benefits include:
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
On Site Fitness Facility in South Portland location
401(k) Plan
Life Insurance/AD&D
Dependent Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)
Employee Referral Award Program
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Pet Insurance
Bonus Plan