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Are you driven to ensure a global Fintech company is doing it's very best to adhere to regulatory policies across the globe? And do you like to be the industry leader in creating and implementing compliance best practices for a company that moves money for better? Join Western Union as an Internal Audit Leader Denver CO, USA

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process discipline and simplification

We’ll be looking to you to Oversees the development, design and execution of the risk-based, AML and consumer fraud global internal audit program.  Provides independent and objective assurance to monitor and evaluate WU’s international system of compliance and operational risks, processes and controls.  Communicates risks identified through audit function as well as functions as a neutral participant in compliance committees and enterprise risk management meetings to identify risks, controls, and recommendations to improve.


Your responsibilities will include Developing strategic and comprehensive annual audit plan (for Audit Committee review and approval) to ensure most critical areas of the organization are reviewed at appropriate intervals.  Allocates sufficient flexibility in the audit plan to accommodate risk profile changes or respond to urgent events (i.e. ethics reviews, fraud, cyber intrusion).

Ensures critical elements of regulatory requirements and emerging risk areas are met (AML/BSA, GLBA, Dodd-Frank, Fraud etc.) Creates tools (including advanced data analytics), materials, processes and reporting to effectively administer audits across functions and business lines of the organization.

Ensures appropriate follow up and monitoring to verify that required remediation efforts are completed. Interacts professionally and frequently with external auditors, regulators, compliance agencies/contractors, legal counsel, court appointed parties etc. Creates a collaborative working relationship with all outside constituents.


For such a pivotal role, you’ll ideally have

12+ years of progressive growth and management level roles in a global company within financial services/banking sector.

10+ years in compliance or audit/related of a multi-national company.

Proven experience presenting to and communicating with Boards and executive management.

Demonstrated track record of risk mitigation, attention to detail, sound business judgement, and pragmatic thinking.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

It’s an exciting time at Western Union. We’re growing as a business and we're shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience and customer service to new levels of excellence. We’re unleashing our potential. If you’re ready to do the same, apply now.


We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those 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 any other protected category.


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