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Business Transformation - Finance, Director

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 1/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10024870-WD
Keywords: operations

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 to the Director, Project Shared Service Group within the FMA Project and Change Management Group (PCMG), this position will provide program and project management advisory services for strategic initiatives across Controllers, Tax, FP&A, Financial Operations and Corporate Treasury. Provide direct program and project management support in the area of planning, development, and execution for existing and new projects. As a project manager, this role will be working with senior stakeholders from each aforementioned functional area.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the project portfolio. The portfolio consists of multiple complex, cross-functional projects in support of strategic business initiatives and regulatory requirements.
  • Directly manage projects, including strategy, project plan development, and coordination of project team, deliverables, testing, and implementation; manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Plan and lead the execution of complex, cross-functional implementations or integrations including vendor selection, contracts administration, and coordination with IT delivery partners, issue management, escalation, management communications, KPI tracking and reporting.
  • Provide overarching program guidance to the individual program and project managers.
  • Provide summarized status and financial reporting and monitoring to the FMA Treasury/CFO BTL and key stakeholders.
  • Liaise with other MUFG teams including, but not limited to, IT, Risk, Operations, Legal for coordination on programs and projects.
  • Investigate, develop, and implement solutions to complex business or project issues; ensure appropriate approvals with ongoing monitoring and communication.
  • Responsible for implementation and/or administration of project governance requirements.
  • Provide feedback for process improvement, lessons learned, program enhancements, and strategic alignment with business or other programs.
  • Develop and deliver management and project-related presentations as needed.
  • Assist the BTL with project portfolio governance, as needed, and development of best-in-class tools and reporting for effective and transparent project governance.

  • A BA/BS degree from a 4-year college
  • 10+ years of experience in Finance as a function leader, senior project manager, or comparable experience
  • Banking industry experience and knowledge of banking organization, operations and technology
  • General Ledger and Regulatory Reporting systems knowledge
  • Experience leading and managing programs and/or large projects from start to finish with specific experience in:
    • Finance and accounting system implementations or conversions
    • Process improvement assessments / implementation
    • Turnaround, tight timeline, and/or crisis environments
  • MBA, CPA, and/or PMP certification preferred but not required
  • Big 4 or top tier management consulting experience preferred but not required

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must possess strong leadership skills and be very proactive in approach.
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels, and be viewed as a team player.
  • Ability to be an influential business partner who can lead and garner support with cross-functional partners.
  • Strong presentation skills; ability to present to large groups and to executive management.
  • Ability to lead meetings, facilitate resolution of differing views.
  • Ability to work independently and with all levels of management within and outside of Finance.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the 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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