Western Union Senior Analyst, Payroll in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Payroll

Requisition #: 1900680

The opportunity: Western Union is changing. Yes, we’re the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we’re on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today’s global consumers and businesses. So, if you’re looking for a company on the move – and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet – then Western Union could be for you.

Western Union is looking to fill a Senior Payroll Analyst at our corporate headquarters, in Denver, CO.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Performs and audits all activities necessary for United States payroll processing

  • Prepare, load and audit data via batch process

  • Meet all deadlines, providing timely and accurate payments

  • Responding to inquiries from and providing information to employees, supervisors and key business partners across the region

  • Responsible for analysis of complicated payroll calculations to ensure tax and audit compliance.

  • Areas of focus are on complex, front-end payroll activities such as leave of absence, terminations and severance Analyze and approve

  • Workday process; reporting from WD for Global payroll if required Audit of Workday time tracking and time off data and Workday HR/Payroll maintenance

  • Garnishment processing and payment Backup of Canadian payroll processing Preparation of monthly reports as required Input transactions on online bank system Strong collaboration with the payroll and Global Total Rewards teams

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Extensive United States payroll experience, minimum of 6 years

  • Proven experience with customer service

  • Strong professional communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team driven environment

  • Solid knowledge of Payroll systems

  • Ability to learn new HR and Payroll systems and processes quickly

  • Ability to use Microsoft applications, primarily Excel, Outlook and Word

  • Ability to manage and prioritize workloads

  • Ability to handle stress of tight deadlines and adaption to changing work environment

What will make you standout:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or related area Certified Payroll Professional designation

  • Prior background with Workday HCM/Payroll systems

  • Experience in Payroll support, preferably in an international environment

  • Experience with time tracking, absence management and time off systems Canadian payroll processing experience

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay, benefits and mobility

  • Unparalleled experience, working for a market leader in FX payment solutions

  • The chance to share your ideas and contribute to the development of our products

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

With a 160-year history of connecting people when it matters most, Western Union continues to shape the world in which we live. WU offers one of the easiest ways for families and friends to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. We take pride in being close to our consumers. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers' languages and live in our consumers' neighborhoods. As a result, our Agents and employees are more like ambassadors. They are ambassadors of trust. Ambassadors of responsibility. And ambassadors of hope. They are the living, breathing manifestation of who we are as a company and reflect the WU behaviors: Inspired. Connected. Driven. Game-Changer. Responsible. EOE/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, veteran status, disability or other protected category.