1+ months

Senior Technical Accounting Analyst

Denver, CO 80204

Senior Technical Accounting Analyst Denver, Colorado

Are you ready to join a dynamic team and contribute to the financial statements, corporate policy and reduce the possibility of accounting errors or irregularities? Are you well versed in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and detailed oriented? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then its time to join Western Union as a Senior Technical Accounting Analyst.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

In this detail-driven role, you will be responsible for reviewing software capitalization accounting for compliance with policies and gaining necessary concurrence with business partners in IT and Accounting.

Role Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and provide initial review of annual impairment testing (e.g. goodwill and other intangibles) including facilitating review by external auditors.
  • Assist business partners with analyzing, monitoring, interpreting, and implementing new and proposed accounting and disclosure pronouncements and guidance from the SEC, FASB, and other standard setters in order to ensure consistent and appropriate adherence to the letter and intent of applicable guidance.
  • Responsible for providing accounting thought leadership on emerging issues and complex or unique transactions such as acquisition and divestitures, business initiatives, new products, hedging, etc.
  • Provide quality and timely technical accounting research, which includes the preparation of related memos that ensures appropriate accounting for actual and proposed transactions.

Role Requirements

  • Education or equivalent skills are required, 3-5 years of experience in public accounting or equivalent accounting and financial reporting experience.
  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Accounting. Working towards or have obtained your CPA is preferred.
  • Able to prioritize your work and demonstrate advanced problem-solving, technical, decision-making, and diplomacy skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence others and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to work independently, demonstrate initiative, and exercise good judgment in a fast-paced and changing environment.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.

Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities. Were a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.


The salary range is $82,485.03 - $140,745.74 USD per year, total on target compensation includes a base salary and short-term and long-term incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies.


You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few
(https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your United States-specific benefits include:

  • Family First Program
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave
  • Student Loan Repayment Program

We are passionate about diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-01-12 Expires: 2023-04-19

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