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Business Analyst - Operational Risk Management, Associate

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 4/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10026185-WD

Job Description

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group

Job Summary:

This opportunity is a business side position within the Americas Risk Management Division, on a Business Analyst team that supports the various risk stripes and risk systems to promote best practices and provide stakeholders guidance through the project lifecycle. Areas of current support include Credit Risk Reporting, Risk Analytics, Counterparty Credit Risk, Operational Risk, Compliance, and Policy. Position is focused in assisting risk projects including analysis of needs in order to build Business Requirements and engaging in all phases of the project through to implementation, working as a liaison between business users and our technology partners. Prepares business requirements, feasibility studies, program specifications, user test plans, user documentation, and user training plans. Assists in the overall testing of bank developed or vendor supplied packages. Provides formal and informal user training and general user support. Responsible for gathering, compiling and synthesizing information with regard to business processes and corresponding technology processes or systems. As the position is within risk management and there is an emphasis on data accuracy and reporting needs, candidates need to have strong querying ability in order to pull from the data warehouses and perform analysis and comparisons across large data sets.
Major Responsibilities:

Demonstrates an understanding of the business processes and functionality of the applications supported and the interfaces to and from the applications. Uses flowcharting tools to document system design and interfaces. Exhibits a comprehensive knowledge of sound design techniques, decomposition of problems into manageable system modules and performance/cost tradeoffs.

35% Participates in the process of identifying business needs of assigned user areas and translating them into business requirements and data requirements and then collaborates with IT on sourcing for those data requirements. . Conducts user interviews, contacts vendors and performs independent research as required. Uses analytical skills as recognized by industry standards, as well as knowledge of bank operations Prepares functional requirements and feasibility studies.

25% Prepares test plans, documents test cases, reviews results of tests, and identifies further testing required. Exhibits a comprehensive knowledge of testing techniques and the scope needed in a test plan. Understands accounting controls and is able to perform balancing and reconciliation to ensure that financial systems are performing as required.

20% Demonstrates a good working knowledge of project management techniques and applies these skills to the use of the bank's project methodology. Prepares regular status reports and assists in project management, tracking and reporting.

20% Intermediate professional level role. Develops systems solutions requiring analysis and research. Works on small to large, moderately complex projects that require increased skill in multiple technical environments and possesses knowledge in a specific business area.

Additional Information:
  • Work Experience Typically has 3 - 5 years of IT experience and 2 years' experience in project management
  • Education Bachelor's Degree with preference in Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance or directly related field
  • Required Candidates must have strong SQL abilities
  • Required Experience in risk management
  • Experience using the following tools are a plus: Toad, SAS, Access, Excel, OFSAA, OBIEE, Business Objects, OpenPages
  • Experience working with Data Warehouse is a plus
  • Operational or Compliance Risk experience preferred.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

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