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Global Financial Crimes Monitoring & Design Implementation Manager, Vice President

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 5/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10027814-WD-SECONDARY-45

Job Description

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 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:

Reporting into the Head of GFCD Conformance Quality Assurance (QA) Design and Implementation, this new position has been created for the purpose of establishing a globally consistent approach to Financial Crimes Conformance for MUFG.

The role holder will be responsible for the design and implementation guidance of consistent Financial Crime Compliance Quality Assurance methods and practices as part of the ongoing implementation of QA over financial crime across a variety of in-scope businesses, functions and geographies.

Major Responsibilities:

In connection with the Global Financial Crimes Program

  • Develop and establish consistent Quality Assurance execution templates (test scripts) and establish associated implementation guidance to drive consistency across businesses, functions and geographies.
  • Liaise and collaborate with GFCD functions (AML, Sanctions. AB&C) to ensure alignment to global policies and requirements as well as appropriate coverage for key financial crime risks identified by the global leadership team.
  • Support the development of program methodology for process and control design effectiveness assessments to establish Quality Assurance design parameters
  • Design key measurements, dashboards and reporting requirements for GFCD QA assessments for management and oversight of financial crime risk.
  • Design the key assessments and evaluate implementation of key control elements to strengthen and enhance the control framework.
  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Liaise with regulators and supervisors in connection with the global program and related regulatory issues.
  • Work with the Central Project Management Office to provide routine updates to GFCD leadership, senior management, and appropriate governance fora.


A Bachelor's degree or a combination of relevant equivalent work experience or professional qualifications.
5 plus years of internal or financial industry and compliance experience, preferably within a global organization in a role directly involved with driving change, program enhancement and critical program evaluation
Experience in financial crime compliance control design, control evaluation, testing or auditing.
Experience interacting with senior financial crime program senior leadership and compliance subject matter experts
Demonstrated ability to influence and lead diverse teams of stakeholders across geographies
Proven excellence in execution in complex and demanding situations
Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills
Systemic thinker across enterprise
Process oriented couple with a strong ability to develop appropriate program delivery strategies
Detail-oriented and organized execution
Executive level presentation skills
An Enterprise Risk Management perspective

Additional skills

Experience interfacing with banking regulators and enforcement staff
Thorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Proven skills necessary to successfully design and develop core elements of a financial crime quality assurance program effectively coordinate between multiple business and support units
The ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff, management, directors and prudential regulators
Ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work
Ability to work with teams of project managers
Solid judgment, strong negotiating skills, and a practical approach to implementation including knowledge of Bank systems
Ability to balance regulatory requirements with the best interests of the Bank and its customers

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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