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Sr. Mgr, Legal Operations

Company: Western Union Financial Services, Inc.
Location: Denver
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Job Description:

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 are seeking a Senior Manager, Legal Operations based at Western Union's global headquarters in Denver, Colorado. In this role, you will provide operational and matter support for the Legal Organization as part of the Legal Operations Department, ensuring proper system, processes and tools are in place to deliver legal services in the most efficient manner. Key responsibilities include managing Legal department key projects and financial forecasts & performance, driving efficiencies related outside counsel and planning key internal department meetings/events. Sound interesting? Here are some specifics: * Partner with Sr. Analyst to cross train and serve as back-up on the department's matter management / ebilling application, accrual & invoice payment processes * Manage key department projects and initiatives, including technology projects * Develop, manage and implement strategies/programs to manage expenses and performance of outside counsel and other vendors (KPIs, metrics, scorecards) * Partner with Finance to develop departmental Plans and forecasts and monitors actual performance against Plans and forecasts * Partner with HR to manage Position-Based Management process related to open roles, promotions, job changes, etc. * Develop & implement outside counsel cost reduction strategies, including RFPs, rate and fee arrangements * Assist with the planning and logistics of key internal department meetings & events * Assist in internal and external communications for the department * Support team action plans to drive engagement within the department What you will need to succeed: * Bachelor's degree in operations, finance or business management * 7+ years of progressive experience or equivalent * Experience leading projects * Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications * Experience within a law firm or in-house legal department preferred What will make you stand out: * Excellent business partnering skills with a strong focus on consulting and influencing mindset with demonstrated leadership ability * Strong oral and written communication skills with all levels of management * Able to take a strong leadership role in implementing policies and procedures to support organizational objectives and business success * Strong business judgement and self-starter capabilities with high attention to detail * Strong technical & project management skills 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. 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-WUSDL2017

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