Western Union Senior Manager, Internal Audit in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Senior Manager, Internal Audit

Requisition #: 1802929

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 Manager, Internal Audit, based in our Englewood, Colorado office (global headquarters) .The Audit team has expanded to align with operational functions within the Global Money Transfer and Payment divisions. In this role,you are expected to manage your projects or significant testing elements through the audit life cycle (including Planning, Fieldwork, Reporting). This requires expertise in operational audit, knowledge of how WU operates, and understanding of standard practices to measure WU against.

In the role, you are expected to manage projects to support the Audit Plan and the Company’s strategic objectives. The role includes developing audit projects, including scope, risk assessment, and testing attributes to mitigate regulatory risks in our Global Money Transfer and Payments divisions. Success is measured by timely identification of control gaps to help the organization mitigate risks. You will manage the audit project through planning, fieldwork, and reporting by working with our cross-functional team in execution of tasks. You will utilize analytical skills to evaluate business operations and leverage business acumen when discussing possible gaps and enhancements.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Execute strategic audit plan, focusing on key operational risks across Western Union business lines

  • Create audit programs to ensure critical operational elements are evaluated

  • Test complex or high-risk processes within the designated audits

  • Project manage each audit deliverable including resource utilization, budget limitations, expectations for completion, and communication of audit report and issues with client

  • Coach and develop team members on audit projects, including reviewing test workpapers and other written work

  • Collaborate with business partners to balance business strategy and emerging trends with appropriate risk management controls

  • Present audit deliverables and communicate with senior management and external audit

  • Assist on special projects tangential to audits

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum of nine years’ experience in Audit or related field

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, technology, economics, business, mechanical engineering, or related area of study

  • Prior management experience required

  • Ability to lead/execute operational audits or special investigations/projects

  • Highly advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated track record for analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines

  • Detail oriented and a quick learner

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to function well within in a team-oriented environment, as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with business partners

  • Able to have transparent and productive relationships with peers and collaborate successfully

  • Ability to be a company-wide change-agent that influences strategic actions and mindset changes

  • Flexibility in working hours to meet project deadlines

  • Travel up to 15% or as business needs arise

What will make you stand out:

  • Professional certification preferred (e.g., CFA, CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA)

  • Big 4 Public Accounting and/or Big 4 Consulting strongly preferred

  • IT Audit experience a plus

  • Master’s degree or MBA a plus

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • 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.

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