Western Union Senior Manager, Internal Audit in Englewood, Colorado

Job Title: Senior Manager, Internal Audit

Requisition #: 1802169

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 Auditing team has expanded to react to stronger Global Compliance requirements specifically related to AML, Consumer Protection, Markets Compliance, Consumer Fraud and Data Privacy. In this role,you are expected to have experience in auditing, as well as Compliance related experience to challenge the existing programs. You are expected to manage your projects or significant testing elements through the audit life cycle (including Planning, Fieldwork, Reporting). This requires expertise in the compliance field, knowledge of how WU operates in the compliance space, 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 Payments division, specifically in Compliance, AML, Markets Compliance, etc. Success is measured by timely identification of control gaps or risks to the organization in Compliance functions to 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 Compliance Program and leverage business acumen when discussing possible gaps and enhancements.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Execute strategic audit plan, focus on key risks, AML regulatory requirements, and operational audits across the business lines of Western Union

  • Create audit programs to ensure critical elements of regulatory requirements 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 written work

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

  • Present audit deliverable to senior management

  • Assist on special projects tangential to audits

What you will need to succeed:

  • At least 7 years’ progressively responsible experience specifically in the audit, compliance or similar

  • Proven experience in presenting oral or written audit reports to client or sr. management

  • Demonstrated track record for analytical problem-solving skills, and project management of tasks

  • Experience with risk assessments, audit planning, leadership, etc.

  • Strong understanding of key MSB/Banking regulations

  • Able to take a strong leadership role in implementing policies and procedures to support organizational objectives and business success

  • 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

What will make you stand out:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Compliance or related area of study

  • Professional certification preferred (i.e. CAMS, CPA, CIA)

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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