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Western Union Senior Accounting Manager in Vienna, Austria

Job Title: Senior Accounting Manager

Requisition #: 1902524

The Opportunity:

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced and agile environment? Do you want to use your Senior Accounting Manager experience in a truly international organization? Do you want to be responsible for accounting across 7 countries?

We’re seeking a Senior Accounting Manager, based in our Vienna office .

In this role, you will ensure full GAAP (Austrian and other local GAAPs) and tax compliance for the Western Union International Bank across 7 jurisdictions. You will remotely be managing around 35 employees in our shared services centre.

You will be responsible for financial statement compilation under the Austrian Banking Act, as well as local GAAPs in the region.

In addition, you will be responsible for regulatory reporting towards several banking supervision authorities that are located in Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, France, Germany and UK.

You will be the main point of contact for internal and external auditors, including tax authorities and banking supervision authorities.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • GAAP compliance and accurate financial statements for whole WUIB – including all countries where WUIB is acting as well as supporting WUFH financial statements. This includes oversight to the outsourced operational accounting activities.

  • Tax compliance and timely and accurate tax reporting in all WUIB relevant jurisdictions. Contact person for all tax audits and responsible for implementation of relevant tax changes.

  • Statutory reporting ensuring accurate and in time reporting to Western Union International Bank’s home and all relevant host regulators, incl NYDFS.

  • Month end submission according US GAAP.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Fluent in German & English

  • Professional experience in a leadership role in Accounting

  • Degree in Business/Finance/Accounting or equivalent education

  • Experience working for a large, international organisation What will make you stand out:

  • Remote team leadership experience

  • Experience in working in financial services (preferably banking), or for a tax auditing / advisory firm

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

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!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.

We are under legal obligation to indicate the minimum salary, which is EUR 68,640 basic gross per year for this position. However, our attractive compensation packages follow current market salaries and can therefore be significantly above the indicated minimum salary.

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