Western Union Director, Finance in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job Title: Director, Finance

Requisition #: 1701799

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 Director, Finance based in our Dubai office.

Sound interesting? Here are somespecifics:

  • Responsible forthe $0.7B MEASA P&L comprised of 47 countries

  • Owns the annual GlobalMoney Transfers (GMT) MEASA financial plan and the associated budgeting,forecasting and R&O processes; key contributor to the GMT MEASA strategicplanning process, including the LRF and financial analysis of long-terminvestments

  • Manages ongoingreporting cycle to ensure routine dissemination of business performance anddiscussion of results with GMT management

  • Partners with GMTleaders to support key business decisions; define clear leading indicatordrivers of financial outcomes

  • Owns themanagement / financial tracking related to GMT pricing investments and capitalspend; maintains an up-to-date workforce plan Supports effort to reducecommission rates, bank fees and other distribution costs; accountable fordriving productivity efforts and minimizing agent losses

  • Aligns to GMTbusiness priorities (e.g. new business efforts, org. changes, work-forceplanning, zero-based budgeting, product/channel cost attribution, etc.)

  • Codifies know-howand ways of working, ensuring consistency and accountability in adherence todefined policies and practices, reducing exceptions and variation.

  • Focuses oncontinuous end-to-end process improvement for areas of accountability

What you will need to succeed:

Qualifications :

  • 10+years ofprogressively senior level management Experience in multi-nationalorganizations, educational background in finance or accounting

Skills & Competencies Required:

  • High degree offinancial acumen, understanding of impacts on financial statements, links withaccounting, tax, treasury, etc.

  • Has anunderstanding of the company’s value delivery chain with the customer in mindand is able to build efficiency and effectiveness across the organization

  • Able to take astrong leadership role in implementing policies and procedures to supportorganizational objectives and business success

  • Able to havetransparent and productive relationships and collaborate successfully acrossthe organization

  • Strong peopleleadership

  • Experienceleading a geographically diverse organization

  • Exceptionalexecutive presence

What’sin it for you?

  • Competitiveglobal pay and benefits

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

  • Diverse, globalteam 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 moneyfor better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Applynow!

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!

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