Western Union Financial Analyst in Englewood, Colorado

Job Title: Financial Analyst

Requisition #: 1801900

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 aFinancial Analyst,which is located in our Global Headquarters, in Englewood, Colorado.

In this role you will, prepareand analyze complex business cases models to ensure profitable financial metrics for GMT US Retail and Payments business. This includes being able to;

  • Analyze and interpret historical run rate trends to ensure alignment of Key Business Indicators in the business case model

  • Supports regional sales team to ensure accurate business cases are presented for approval

  • Access and summarize large amounts of data through Essbase and database management

  • Organize and document business case approval process

  • Prepare quarterly file tracking performance of business case forecasts against actual results

  • Develop high level understanding of retail agent commissions and impact to overall business

  • Provide on-going Sales support through special project work, ad-hoc financial and/or operational analysis and contract approvals as required

  • Focus on and/or operational analysis and contract approvals as required

  • Focus on continuous end-to-end process improvement for areas of accountability


  • Previous experience as a Financial Analyst

  • Proficient in MS Office, especially in Excel and Access.

  • Knowledgeable of Essbase

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience in business case preparation

  • Demonstrated ability to work as an individual contributor

  • BS degree in Finance, Economics or related field

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.