Western Union Accountant in Englewood, Colorado

Job Title: Accountant

Requisition #: 1802001

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 provi9der 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.

Right now, we are seeking anAccountant, which is located at our Global Headquarters in Englewood, CO.

In this role, you will work with settlement and treasury system to do reporting, analysis and month-end close.

You will also;

  • Reconcile ending currency positions in transactional systems and GL

  • Prepare journal entries for month end close process

  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for monthly compliance

  • Assist Financial Reporting colleagues with monthly & quarterly requests

  • Work with colleagues in Treasury, Finance, Internal Audit, and Business Design and documentation of procedures

  • Implement process improvements as directed

  • Project work as required

  • Some overtime will be required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required Strong familiarity with US GAAP

  • Experience with large ERP and/or Settlement systems

  • International accounting experience preferred

  • 2 years financial accounting experience preferred

  • Strong analytical skills, organizational, and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong systems skills including advanced Excel and Word

  • Experience working in a complex multi-currency accounting environment a plus

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment

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.

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 provi9der 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.

Right now, we are seeking anAccountant, which is located at our Global Headquarters in Englewood, CO.

In this role, you will work with settlement and treasury system to do reporting, analysis and month-end close.

You will also;

  • Reconcile ending currency positions in transactional systems and GL

  • Prepare journal entries for month end close process

  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for monthly compliance

  • Assist Financial Reporting colleagues with monthly & quarterly requests

  • Work with colleagues in Treasury, Finance, Internal Audit, and Business Design and documentation of procedures

  • Implement process improvements as directed

  • Project work as required

  • Some overtime will be required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required Strong familiarity with US GAAP

  • Experience with large ERP and/or Settlement systems

  • International accounting experience preferred

  • 2 years financial accounting experience preferred

  • Strong analytical skills, organizational, and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong systems skills including advanced Excel and Word

  • Experience working in a complex multi-currency accounting environment a plus

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment

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.