Strategic Staffing Solutions International client Western Union is changing. Yes, it is the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. The company is also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to its consumers. But Western Union is on the cusp of becoming much more than that. The vision of the company is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs.
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST
In order to build one of the world’s largest money transfer networks, Western Union needs accounts payable team that can deliver exceptional services. The European Regional Operating Center (EUROC) – the largest Western Union (WU) site in the world focuses on driving real improvements through shorter lead times, decreasing costs and improving customer satisfaction. The EUROC also serves as a Centre of Excellence and hosts Anti Money Laundering Compliance, Accounting and Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Marketing, Operations, Digital Operations and Distribution amongst other functions. Accounts payable team works with 58 entities in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Pacific regions paying invoices and managing employees’ expenses.
You will be responsible for providing financial and administrative services within the accounts payable department. You will process invoices and payments, allocate invoices to proper general ledgers accounts, perform month end close functions including journal entries account analysis. We will expect you to answer queries from external and internal customers, monitor aging invoices, research discrepancies, and maintain processes and tools to improve efficiency.
We would need you to be fluent in written and spoken English. We would consider any additional languages as an advantage. You should also have strong communication skills and exemplary customer service skills. You should also have experience in accounts payable or equivalent. You will need to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills. Day to day job will require you to be detail oriented, computer literate and have strong knowledge of MS Word and Excel. You should be able to handle high volumes of information in a very busy office environment. Degree in accounting, finance or equivalent would be your asset.
What we offer
Ongoing learning and career development opportunities with the ability to be involved in process improvements, initiatives and project work.
An interesting multicultural working environment with the ability to collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems.
An attractive base salary depending on skills and experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package. As a member of our team you will also be involved in our global employee recognition program.
Please send your application to cvLT@strategicstaff.com
Only selected candidates will be contacted.