Accounting Manager

WEX Inc | South Portland, ME

Posted Date 4/18/2019


Job Summary:

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!

WEX is seeking a self-driven and analytical savvy professional to join their Line of Business Accounting team, located in South Portland, Maine.  As an Accounting Manager, you will have the opportunity to supervise a team of approximately twenty professionals, streamline accounting processes and contribute to moving our business forward!  


Performance Objectives:

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to:


  • Manage and provide accurate and timely closing of the books and records.

  • Assist in management of month-end closing process, ensuring a timely and accurate completion.

  • Provide oversight of accounts reconciliation process.

  • Review general ledger accounts to identify significant variance activity.

  • Manage and provide oversight to the Operational Payments Management Department, which includes Merchant Settlement, Trade Accounts Payable, and Partner Billing personnel.

  • Maintain proper control over all functional areas within Operational Payment Management, including segregation of duties, and appropriate backup and coverage

  • Provide information and assistance to the Company’s 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.


  • 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.


  • Demonstrate leadership behavior by effectively performing four core people management functions:

    • Selection/Assessment

    • People Development

    • Performance Management

    • Building Bench Strength/Succession Planning

Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay
Accounting | Healthcare | Management

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