Senior Analyst, Capital Markets & Investments

Western Union Financial Services, Inc. Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 months ago

Are you ready for the next challenge in your finance career? Have you considered working with a global company on the front end of the fintech industry and passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We are seeking a Senior Analyst Capital Markets & Investments, based at Western Union's global headquarters in Denver, Colorado.

In this role, successful candidate will provide analytical support to the Treasury Capital Markets & Investments team, whose responsibilities include: strategy and execution for capital structure, share repurchase, dividends, investments, derivatives and risk management. Additional group responsibilities include: bank relationship management, rating agency relationship management, treasury and financing analysis for M&A activities, cost of capital analysis, financial statement reviews, among others.

In addition, successful candidate will assist with:

  • Preparation of key presentations to senior management, Board of Directors and rating agencies

  • Valuation and cost of capital analysis

  • Analysis of capital structure and shareholder return strategies

  • Analysis and modeling of strategies used in conjunction with the portfolios and overall corporate interest rate risk management

  • Stock repurchase programs including reconciliation of stock option exercises and company stock purchases

  • Forecasting initiatives, variance analysis and analysis of interest expense and income

  • Analyzing, reporting and tracking of bank relationships

  • Developing, identifying, analyzing and implementing process improvements for the capital markets team

  • Additionally, successful candidate may act as a liaison between Treasury and other departments such as Accounting and Financial Reporting on internal and external reporting matters. Examples may include: forecasting interest expense and interest income, validating information for public disclosures, etc.

  • Successful candidate will also perform other duties as assigned

What will make you stand out:

  • Level of Education: 4 year college degree preferred; analytically related discipline (type of degree could include Finance, Economics, Math, Engineering); MBA or progress towards preferred, CFA or progress towards preferred

  • 2-5 years of progressive analytical modeling experience in Finance / Treasury / Banking / Investments

  • Highly advanced Excel based financial modeling and computer skills are required - expert Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Creative thinker, advanced analytical and math skills: ability to analyze and solve new problems from scratch and create original financial models in Excel

  • Successful candidate must demonstrate strong working knowledge of financial theory (economics, capital structure, WACC, derivatives, portfolio management, company valuations, etc.) and the ability to apply it

  • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills required

  • Attention to detail: thorough and accurate

  • Ability to consistently deliver results quickly and to manage time efficiently

  • Self-starter: proactive approach, foreseeing issues and planning accordingly while remaining results oriented

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!

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. #LI-LS1

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Senior Analyst, Capital Markets & Investments

Western Union Financial Services, Inc.