Director, Tax

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: Director, Tax

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for consolidated SEC and Management reporting
  • Manage and coordinate global consolidated US GAAP basis tax provision process
  • Manage and coordinate separate company GAAP basis tax provisions for key entities
  • Plan and execute quarterly and annual US GAAP basis tax provisions under ASC740
  • Assist in the preparation, review and documentation of tax footnote and related disclosures for 10-K/10-Q reporting
  • Review public financial statements, financial supplements, annual statements and other filings to identify and assess tax-related considerations
  • Ensure interim quarterly consolidated effective tax rate and forecast are updated, complete and accurate
  • Ensure proper design, operation and maintenance of SOX 404 controls
  • Liaise with external auditors regarding income tax reporting matters
  • Monitor and analyze tax regulatory developments and law changes and communicates impacts to stakeholders
  • Build organizational capability within the global tax function by recommending and implementing processes that improve the efficiency and accuracy of tax accounting-related activities
  • Mentor and providing training and support to tax personnel
  • Team with other Tax leads regarding tax risk management, support of audits, mergers & acquisitions and planning

Minimum Required Qualifications for Consideration

  • Minimum of 10 years of combined public accounting and/or corporate income tax accounting and compliance experience with six or more years of direct management and supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge of ASC 740 and other related accounting pronouncements and experience in their application
  • Strong foundation of tax technical skills and compliance experience, including process and controls, use of tax tools and applications and relevant financial systems
  • Experience demonstrates ability to identify, analyze and communicate complex income tax issues and related implications on the Company to key stakeholders and Senior Management
  • Ability to build relationships and work cross functionally
  • Strong project management skills
  • Detail oriented; ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting and CPA required; Masters in Tax, MBA, Masters in Accounting or other advance degree is preferred

At WEX, we reward innovation, hard work and excellence. Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision
  • On Site Fitness Facility in South Portland location
  • 401(k) Plan
  • PTO
  • 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

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