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MUFG Union Bank Risk & Control Testing & Assessment, AVP - Hybrid in Charlotte, North Carolina

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. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a hybrid position. There are flexible work from home options available. A member of our recruitment team will discuss the options with you in more detail.

Job Summary:

In this role you will focus on implementing frameworks designed to identify, evaluate, and manage technology-related risks and controls across the company or a particular business or function. Responsibilities include integrating that framework with business operations and keeping key stakeholders across the organization informed about new or existing technology assets and third-party vendor engagements; leading or supporting various programs, including risk and control self-assessment (RCSA), process, risk, and control, and other risk policies, standards, and processes.

As part of an effective risk and control framework, Operations and Technology for the Americas (OTA) documents and executes risk and control assessments across processes related to Operations and Technology. There is a comprehensive coverage and joint accountability model that promotes early identification and assessment of operational and technology risk, effective design and evaluation of controls, and sustainable solutions to mitigate operational and technology risk.

  • Serve as member of centralized team overseeing timely completion of design activities associated with RCSA, Policy and Standard Control Testing (PSCT), and other assessment programs

  • Report to management on risk assessment design progress for all in-scope controls across assessment programs and entities

  • Facilitate interactions between required key stakeholders to drive completion or resolution of identified issues related to risk assessment design

  • Coordinate with control testing teams to identify and report operational risk- and project-related issues through appropriate methods (i.e., risk assessments, controls testing) to management

  • Communicate identified gaps and deficiencies and risk exposures to management, as appropriate

  • Liaise with the risk and control managers across all operations and technology risk governance processes

  • Partner with process and control owner colleagues across OTA and engage with other lines of defense as needed including risk, compliance, legal, and audit

  • Lead trigger risk assessment updates and prepare meaningful documentation

  • Execute test of design based on internal and industry standards and guidelines for design and effectiveness

  • Provide ongoing communication to internal stakeholders throughout the risk assessment design process to keep them apprised of progress and findings, escalating when appropriate


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance, risk computer science, information systems, technology management, or equivalent preferred

  • Preferred: degree from a competitive school, demonstrating a strong academic and extracurricular track record

  • 5-6 years of experience in financial services risk and controls in the private sector or through public accounting

  • 2-5 years of experience in a second line of defense operational risk or products and services or audit, or a combination thereof

  • Preferred: "Big Four" IT audit experience, Professional in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt professional certifications

  • Preferred: experience with process documentation, risk, and control assessments

  • Preferred: proficient with Microsoft Office (Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word) and GRC tools (OpenPages, Archer, etc)

  • Experience with process documentation, risk and control assessments, and designing/executing operational risk control test scripts

  • Understanding of the regulatory environment and regulations related to operational risk, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Federal Reserve Board (FRB) expectations

  • Experience with problem solving in a team environment by thinking outside of the box, providing innovative solutions with and without technology

  • Experience with managing resources effectively to execute required functions

  • Experience with data entry in GRC tools or like tools

  • Preferred: knowledge in technology and operations areas

  • Preferred: experience in a project management role

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently, prioritize, and efficiently complete responsibilities while maintaining the highest quality

  • Ability to support work streams with sometimes limited oversight/information from inception to completion

  • Ability to identify obstacles and work in conjunction with others to identify options/solutions

  • Ability to constructively work both independently and in collaborative environments involving all levels of management and employees

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to articulate information clearly and effectively

  • Strong analytical skills that can work with data, dashboards, and reporting


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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute