Western Union Financial Analyst in Englewood, Colorado

Job Title: Financial Analyst

Requisition #: 1801992

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, be the Work Force Planning Owner and preparer of the Technology Operations and End User Computing annual financial plans, as well as weekly estimates and quarterly forecast deliverables. You will also;

  • Perform month end, quarter end and year end close variance analysis.

  • Provide management with transparent, key financial data, trend information monthly as well as additional ad-hoc analysis on an as needed basis.

  • Ensure alignment of Workforce Plans with key business unit and HR stakeholders.

  • Manage expenses such as multi-year Enterprise License Agreements, capital investments, maintenance agreements, people costs (S&B, travel, other) and 3rd Party services.

  • Assist with preparing business cases/investment requests.

  • Prepare Value Assurance for investments aligned to the Tech Dimension portfolio

Skills required include:

  • Strong working knowledge of accounting processes

  • Strong business judgement and self-starter capabilities with high attention to detail

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

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

  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently


  • Bachelors’ in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance

  • 1-3 years’ experience in Accounting or equivalent.

  • Highly proficient in Excel, Hyperion, and Oracle

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.