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Financial Crimes Technology, Vice President

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 2/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10024463-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.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Financial Crimes Technology, this new position has been created for the purpose of establishing a Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) Operations' component to lead the bank's innovation efforts.
One of several leadership positions in the new GFCD Technology function, this position will be responsible for leading a team that continually drives 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 providing leadership and oversight to ensure a globally consistent and continuously innovative approach that engages the bank's stake holders, financial crimes technology companies, and other related industries.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and expertise to stake holders within the bank in a wide variety of projects and initiatives from a technology view.
  • Develop and lead the team to identify emerging and other innovative technology solutions in order to continually improve functional, reporting, intelligence, and analytics capabilities.
  • Monitor areas of innovation in the banking industry for proactive financial crime risk identification, and ascertain suitability for implementation within MUFG.
  • Perform continuous evaluation of existing systems that are active in the financial crime space.
  • Develop, maintain, and report on evaluative processes to bank management.
  • Engage other members of the Financial Industry (FI) through the 314 process to coordinate innovation across the industry.
  • Manage the tactical and strategic goals of various initiatives, which include interactive support to and collaboration with the other areas of GFCD.
  • Correlate internal needs with external availability for relevant use.
  • Assist in the creation of business requirements documents and other reporting documents where necessary.
  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Analytics or other related field. Master's Degree preferred.
  • A combination totaling 5-10 years of Risk/Financial Crimes technology, analytics, and audit experience relating to financial crimes systems.
  • In depth knowledge of financial crimes systems including KYC, Sanctions, Transaction Monitoring, and Case Management.
  • Knowledge of database structures, back end functions, and data environments (such as Enterprise Data Warehouses).
  • Experience interacting with the Executive Committee Leadership, control function leadership, and compliance subject matter experts.
  • Experience interacting with outside vendors.
  • Proven leader
  • Proven excellence in execution in complex and demanding situations
  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Systemic thinker across enterprise
  • Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies
  • Detail-oriented and organized execution
  • Executive level presentation skills
    Additional skills
  • Thorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven managerial skills necessary to successfully administer a core support and critical regulatory relationship function within a diverse organization and 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 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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