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Bilingual (Japanese – English) Global Financial Crimes Division-Technology, Governance and Change Management Oversight, Associate


Posted: 2/11/2019
Job Reference #: 10026162-WD

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.

Reporting to the Director of Financial Crimes Technology, this position will perform strategic functions in a diverse geographic workforce and oversee the myriad of current operations and projects within the Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) Operations' component.  
This position will be responsible for driving internal operations within the bank's technology department with oversight of a broad range of financial crime approaches including Know-Your-Customer, Sanctions Compliance, Transaction Monitoring, and Case Management.  The incumbent is responsible for tangent change management oversight to ensure a globally consistent and continuously innovative approach that engages the bank's various stake holders.    
Major Responsibilities:
  • Oversight and facilitation of the global financial crimes department change management process
  • Partner with home office data governance personnel to improve the existing, disparate, change management processes, into one global process
  • Represent the GFCD-Technology team as part of the data governance change management, and change and exception approval process
  • Review and provide feedback and oversight over the system changes proposed at all branches
  • Collaborate with regional compliance and systems teams and ensure uniform adoption of financial-crimes-related technology, including screening software, and consistency in data retention, controls, reconciliation, system settings, and parameters, etc.
  • Update or implement standards, policies, and procedures for change management as applicable Understand and facilitate the creation of the Bank's global policies and standards and assist regional compliance offices in enhancing their programs to meet policies and standards


  • 3-5 years of experience in financial services preferably within in compliance, technology, audit or related functions.
  • BA/BS (or equivalent work experience) with emphasis in Business, Information Technology or related field required.
  • Knowledge of laws applicable to sanctions and money laundering, including OFAC requirements and the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).
  • Proficient in Japanese, and able to work seamlessly with MUFG's Home Office staff in Japan
  • Experience operating in a global capacity, especially with Japanese offices
  • Large project execution experience in order to recognize and escalate concerns and issues in a timely manner
  • Possesses interpersonal and communication skills along with strong business acumen. Should be a self-starter with strong collaborative, analytical, written/verbal communication skills.
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