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Western Union Senior Business Analyst in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst

Requisition #: 1901750

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seeking a Senior Business Analyst, based in our Denver, Colorado office (DTC headquarters) . In this role, you willcontribute to the effectiveness of the CPCE organization by combining their knowledge of systems and procedure with an understanding of how those responsibilities integrate with the broader goals of the business unit and company. You will lead back office system-related projects and focus on the strategic initiatives of Western Union and Compliance organization in particular, in support of the entire Global Compliance organization.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Gather, analyze and prepare user stories and acceptance criteria utilizing the agile methodology

  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy

  • Plan and prioritize feature backlog and development of products.

  • Ensure that the IT design is consistent with the business requests

  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements

  • Create UAT plans, perform user acceptance testing, manage test results and lead the project to successful implementation

  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories

  • Train users in new functionality.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Business Analyst with track record of documenting data requirements, translating business requirements into technical requirements and working with relational database concepts (> 5 years)

  • Minimum 4 years in complex retail/consumer financial services/payment services organizations with multiple financial products, or a regulatory agency or law firm involving payment services compliance issues relating to anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, and related laws and regulations is preferred

  • Experience with the SAFE Agile methodology preferred

  • Experience managing multiple stakeholder groups (business, IT, compliance, etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, influencing, prioritization, decision making and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with all levels of management

  • Team player with strong collaborative qualities and a positive demeanor

  • Project management experience/knowledge with ability to drive projects to successful completion a plus

What will make you stand out:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Experience in data mining algorithms and solutions a plus

  • Knowledge of MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access and Visio required

  • Knowledge of SQL, Business Objects, Visual Basic, DB2, a plus

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.