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MUFG Union Bank VP, Audit Practices and Operations (Change Management) in Brea, California


Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

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). In the Americas, we’re 14,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Position Summary:

The VP, Program Change Management is a role reporting to the Director, Global Audit Operational Strategy. This position is responsible for supporting the global program management office to achieve the departmental strategic vision. The role partners with senior leaders to ensure effective implementation of the global audit transformation through a change management program. In addition, the role is accountable for influencing change management for critical projects, embedding change and team effectiveness processes, and building capability within the division.

Position Attributes:

Travel may be required for the position, with an estimated range of 10-40% varying on the location of the incumbent, key staff and partners (throughout Americas, regions, as required).

Key Accountabilities:

  • Conduct analysis/change impacts that addresses operational effectiveness and provide solutions that add value, meet regulatory expectations, and facilitate ongoing development of auditors.

  • Help develop roadmap to implement changes needed by prioritizing enhancements to people, process and technology. The roadmap could include tactical steps to address more critical items until such time as the strategic solution can be implemented.

  • Build change management capability through coordinating across and driving synergies/efficiencies across Practices (e.g., annual planning, audit methodology and execution, ongoing monitoring, additional audit activities, and plan management; self-assessment framework; methodology training program; driving audit management and stakeholder reporting strategies; and technology solutions and strategy).

  • Partner with departmental authorities to identify and prioritize more efficient execution models while maintaining/improving quality and coordinate across Practices to ensure seamless delivery (e.g., GRC tool, automation, impact on methodology, procedures, training, templates and tools)

  • Foresees, identifies and resolves problems; manages relationships to ensure project deliverables; monitors results on an ongoing basis against pre-determined metrics. (e.g., effectively structure and execute on objectives and initiatives across both divisions, effectively team with and run dependencies across multiple groups and regions, lead and develop change management strategies and programs across the division, demonstrable leadership and management over the strategy and execution of projects and deliverables, budget and deliverables at a high quality and demonstrable professional skepticism and personal accountability)

  • Track, monitor and report on change programs progress. Raise proactively any concerns and develop/recommend solutions that enable the program to timely and with quality consistently meet program objectives despite any challenges that arise.


Typical Qualifications:

Education and Certifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related business discipline at an accredited college or university.

  • Advanced degree preferred.

Skills and Experience

  • 10 or more years of experience with the financial services industry, related markets, and related regulatory agencies

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is required

  • Possesses strong project management skills; exhibits initiative and intuitive thinking; and demonstrates ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Exhibits effective communication (both verbal and written), negotiation and presentation skills; strong interpersonal skills; and ability to engage with all levels of internal audit and business line management.

  • Employs strong critical thinking skills to identify pragmatic recommendations within an evolving and increasingly complex regulatory and risk management environment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in technology as required for assigned areas (MS Office, audit data analytics, etc.).

  • Proven track record in operations and center of excellence and coordination efforts across multiple groups, preferably within global internal functions.

Compliance with MUFG and MUFG Union Bank Code of Conduct, exhibits strong ethical behavior, and adheres to other similar professional requirements

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 based on 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.

Job: Audit

Primary Location: ARIZONA-Tempe

Other Locations: CALIFORNIA-Brea

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10031638-WD