New Approved Employer in Lithuania
Western Union is a leading global payment services company. The Lithuanian operation, Western Union Processing Lithuania UAB has passed the accreditation of the international Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body with 424,000 students and 147,000 members in 170 countries. The status of Approved Employer demonstrates that the Company’s educational system and specifically the development of personnel in the financial department are in line with leading international practices.
Kendra Ricenbaw, Vice President of Accounting / Controller at Western Union Processing Lithuania, said: “Investment in our people by developing their professional and personal qualities is central to the success of our organisation. Enabling the best personnel to become better professionals allows us to the trust of our consumers. Therefore, accreditation of our company by ACCA gives us great opportunity for supporting our business.”
In the framework of the ACCA program, Western Union Processing Lithuania achieved the status of an Approved Employer – professional development stream program, which will help the company to increase the level of qualifications of its personnel through methods and instruments developed by ACCA.
Yolanda Bush, Human Resources Director at Western Union Processing Lithuania, said: “The addition of ACCA accreditation to the professional development stream illustrates the commitment to development within the organization. This accreditation further enhances the Western Union profile as an attractive employer for finance professionals.”
As ACCA Approved Employer, Western Union Processing Lithuania will have access to a range of benefits and services designed to help recruit, develop and retain talented accounting and finance professionals including: recruitment services, training consultancy services and regular communications providing up-to-date information on issues affecting the finance profession and news from ACCA.
Nataliya Vovchuk, Head of ACCA Ukraine, the Baltic and Caucasus States, said: “Western Union is the leading international finance services company, with one of the largest centre of excellence in the region. ACCA’s partnership with Western Union within the framework of Approved Employer – professional development stream programme helps ACCA members support their membership in the global body for professional accountants. This partnership also makes Western Union the employer of choice for current and future ACCA members.”