Western Union Sr Analyst, Business and Financial Analytics in Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Job Title: Sr Analyst, Business and Financial Analytics

Requisition #: 1805670

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 Sr Analyst, Business and Financial Analytics, based in our Santa Ana, Costa Rica office . In this role, you will be part of our Analytics team in which our mission is to empower our business leaders to become more data driven. We develop a deep understanding of the key metrics for our business and build common business intelligence platforms for internal data consumption. We also work closely with various partners, eg. Finance, Marketing, Product, Strategy teams to break down business drivers; and to track and analyze customer journeys across our Website and Mobile applications. We build models and scripts to discover patterns in the data and communicate these results to the broader management to drive better decisions

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

•Be the champion for driving data science, modeling and analytics in a highly energized environment and put recommendations for business improvement in action

•Refine and analyze data from a variety of sources to derive actionable insights

•Partner with business leaders to help identify areas of opportunities in the business through data analytics

•Generate business performance metrics and the right framework to track and improve the same for leadership

•Partner closely with various business leaders to articulate analytics needs and identify opportunities to drive business growth through data modelling

•Break down and analyze business performance and growth drivers

What you will need to succeed:

•Degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or another quantitative field

•3+ years in a Business Analytics, Financial Analytics or related role

•Proficiency in advanced excel

•Proficiency in data modeling and visualization tools like PowerBI or Tableau

•Ability to understand business KPIs, create financial models and create scenarios from data to derive insights.

•Proficiency in English (B2+)

•Highly analytical, technically savvy, a true self- starter, and extremely data-driven

•Organized and structured thinker, with an ability to convey complex information in a polished, clear, concise, and professional manner

•Strong interpersonal skills, to work with different people in the organization

What will make you stand out:

•Experience querying databases (Business Objects, SQL, Hive, Hadoop or similar)

•Proficiency in statistical tools like R or Python

•Proficiency in analytical tools like @Risk, for example

•Experience in Banking, Financial Services or related field is also a plus

What’s in it for you?

Competitive global pay and benefits

Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career

Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

If interested APPLY now; after your application please complete the English assessment at https://wu.hirevue.com/signup/dFMp9HyE2Q3zcwuTxN8GaV/ to accelerate your process; you do not need to take the test again if you have completed this assessment within the past 6 months.

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. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including applicants with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. 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.