Senior SOX Auditor

WEX Inc   •  

South Portland, ME

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago

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Job Summary:

WEX, Inc. is looking for a self-driven and motivated professional to join our Internal Audit Department currently located in South Portland, ME, but will be moving to our new Corporate Headquarters in Portland overlooking Casco Bay in March 2019. As a Senior SOX Auditor, you will make impactful audit decisions based on collaborative strategies designed with management to help WEX achieve Global SOX compliance. As part of our team, you’ll partner with your peer auditors, management, and external audit to determine compliance objectives, timeline, and strategies for testing. WEX will provide you with the opportunity to advise management on areas for compliance improvement including enhancement to existing controls and processes based on experience and meaningful insights.

Performance Objectives:

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to:

Assist Management in achieving compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. This includes:

  • Working with Management to identify and evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of key business process controls and entity level controls that support financial reporting;

  • Developing a thorough understanding of the multiple complex business processes related to revenue and receivables, payables, financial close & analysis, tax, treasury, etc.;

  • Assisting in facilitating evaluations of risk and control objectives as a result of system migrations, acquisitions and significant changes in business processes ;and

  • Preparing, along with reviewing the work of others, audit work papers in accordance with professional standards.

Conduct Operational risk-based audits. This includes:

  • Evaluating Global operation practices and procedures to ensure strategic and operational risks are adequately managed through appropriately designed and operating controls;

  • Assisting on the development of the scope and testing approach for Operational Risk Based Audits; and

  • Preparing and reviewing written reports of completed audits and presenting results to Management.

Other duties include:

  • Assisting in the development of the overall audit plan by evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of present audit procedures, including automation of audit procedures through bots.

  • Assisting in the handling of non-routine inquiries and other confidential projects, and

  • Participation in Internal Audit continuing education and development programs.


A Top Performer will have the following qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree required

      • Minimum of five years audit experience required

      • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) required to understand and document complex business processes.

      • Personal computer literacy required, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Google Suite

      • Strong investigative and analytical skills required

      • Strong understanding of payment systems and applications

      • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with Financial Reporting areas, e.g. receivables management, financial close, cash management, purchasing and payables, tax, etc.

      • Must pass a successful background investigation

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Public Accounting Firm and/or Sarbanes-Oxley Experience desired

    • Professional certification preferred, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

    • Preference toward Accounting, Finance, or Business degrees