Western Union Manager, Finance in Central, Hong Kong

Job Title: Manager, Finance

Requisition #: 1701913

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 ’reseeking a GlobalMoney Transfer APAC FP&A Finance Manager for ourHong Kong office. This role isresponsible for North Asia financial support and APAC consolidation. The successful candidate will be the APAC owner of Planning, Forecasting, and Results process for GMT. The role will provide consolidated review of financial performance, recent trends and lead the overall Planning & Forecasting for APAC. In addition, this role coordinates across WU Finance to ensure alignment of key processes and deliverables and to ensure end-to-end process improvement.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Responsiblefor North Asia (US$0.1B Rev) P&L and APAC consolidation

  • Ownsthe annual GMT North Asia financial plan and the associated budgeting,forecasting and R&O processes; key contributor to the GMT APAC strategicplanning process, including the LRF and financial analysis of long-terminvestments

  • Supportsthe Head of APAC FP&A

  • APACconsolidation - coordinates and consolidate Plan, Forecast, R&O, andresults from other APAC FP&A teams to ensure integrity of forecasts

  • Managesongoing reporting cycle to ensure routine dissemination of business performanceand discussion of results with GMT North Asia management

  • Ownsthe management / financial tracking related to GMT APAC pricing investments andcapital spend; maintains an up-to-date workforce plan

  • Supportseffort to reduce commission rates, bank fees and other distribution costs;accountable for driving productivity efforts and minimizing agent losses

  • Alignsto GMT APAC business priorities (e.g. new business efforts, work-forceplanning, zero-based budgeting, product/channel cost attribution, etc.)

  • Ensureconsistency and accountability in adherence to defined policies and practices,reducing exceptions and variation

  • Providead-hoc reporting and support

What you will need to succeed:


  • At least 8 years’ expense in finance area, orequivalent

  • Experience in multi-national organizations,educational background in finance or accounting

Skills& Competencies required:

  • Strong foundation of finance and analysisskills and experience, accounting knowledge is a plus

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Able to work under pressure and tightsubmission deadline

  • Strong data organization skill set

  • High degree of financial acumen, understandingof impacts on financial statements, links with accounting, tax, treasury, etc

  • Responsive and customer-focused

  • Able to take a strong leadership role inimplementing policies and procedures to support organizational objectives andbusiness success

  • Able to have transparent and productiverelationships and collaborate successfully across the organization

  • Ability to be a company-wide change-agent thatinfluences strategic actions and mindset changes

  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel, Access, Powerpointand Word

  • Open to new challenges, quick learner andself-motivated

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced complianceteams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and growyour 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!