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MUFG Union Bank Financial Crimes Innovation, Assistant Vice President in Irving, Texas

Financial Crimes Innovation, Assistant Vice President - 10043365-WD


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Job Summary:

Reporting to the Global Head of Financial Crimes Innovation, this new position has been created for the purpose of supporting the new Financial Crimes Innovation group.

This position will be responsible for supporting a team that continually evaluates new and existing technology within and tangent to the financial industry in order to identify new technology solutions for the bank. The incumbent will analyze vendors, conduct trial exercises, and work closely with Financial Crimes stakeholders to arrive at the optimal platform solution.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure optimal innovation vendor is selected based on stakeholder requirements

  • Serve as the initial point of contact with vendors identified as providing innovative solutions to stakeholders

  • 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 available solutions that are active in the marketplace or financial space.

  • Create supporting documentation to evaluate vendors for trial exercises, including interaction with Third Party Risk Management, Software Assessment, and similar MUFG groups

  • Create supporting documentation for Request for Proposal engagements; coordinate RFP vendor notification, collection of responses from vendors and scoring from stakeholders, analyzing responses, and preparing results presentations to senior management

  • Maintain management reporting on Innovation program initiatives

  • Assist in the creation of business requirements documents and other reporting documents where necessary.

  • Execute data analysis used in Financial Crimes innovation projects




  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Analytics or other related field.

  • A combination totaling 3-5 years of Risk/Financial Crimes technology, analytics, and audit experience relating to financial crimes systems.

  • Basic 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 compliance subject matter experts.

  • Experience interacting with outside vendors.

  • 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 and ability to multitask

Additional skills

  • 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

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, MS Access, Visio, or other tools that aid in data analysis

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.

Job : Compliance

Primary Location : TEXAS-Irving

Job Posting : Jul 9, 2021, 3:15:23 PM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 10043365-WD