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MUFG Global AML Trade Finance Advisory Compliance Manager, Vice President in Irving, Texas

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 120,000 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.

The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

Job Description

Within the Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD), the Head of Trade Finance AML Advisory reports into the Global Head of AML Advisory. The Trade Finance AML Advisory Manager will report to the Head of Trade Finance AML Advisory. An AML/FCC subject matter expert on Trade Finance, he or she is responsible for advising the Head of Trade Finance AML Advisory, FCC Global Stakeholders and relevant first-line business leaders on issues identifying and managing AML risks posed by MUFG’s trade finance products and practices. He or she will focus on implementing and advising on a control framework for clients utilizing trade products. He or she will advise on and monitor relevant policy, controls and process implementation and report on their effectiveness.

Main Responsibilities

  • Supports the implementations and revisions of the Global Trade Finance AML Framework, policies, and procedures for trade finance and customers who have access to trade products.

  • Assists with the creation and development of relevant global AML/product training materials.

  • Regularly coordinates with regional and local AML officers.

  • Regularly coordinates with other areas of the Global Financial Crime Compliance team to build partnerships and best practices.

  • Regularly engages with relevant first-line business leaders to support their AML risk-management efforts.

  • Oversees the timely identification, resolution, and as appropriate, escalation of client or control issues to the Head of Trade Finance AML Advisory.

  • Coordinates risk re-evaluation and reviews of trade relationships globally in conjunction with other GFCD and first-line business units; analyzes the findings of the risk reviews and making recommendations to maintain or exit a relationship with coordination across regions on consensus and decision making.

  • Remains current on industry developments, best practices and standards relating trade finance and trade-based financial crime typologies.

  • Serves as an escalation point for the business and other GFCD members on investigations, client due diligence issues, etc.


  • Typically requires 7+ years of financial industry and compliance experience, preferably within a global organization.

  • Subject matter expertise in trade finance.

  • BA or BS Degree preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience with FATF and Wolfsberg guidance on AML and sanctions related to trade finance.

  • Knowledge and expertise in banking laws and regulations administered by the Federal Reserve bank, FDIC, OCC and state banking regulators, compliance risk management and regulatory oversight.

  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Detail oriented and proven execution abilities.

  • Ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work.

  • Solid judgement, established negotiation skills.

  • Ability to balance regulatory requirements with the best interests of the Bank and its customers.

  • Position may require international travel.

The typical base pay range for this role is between $119k-$161k depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

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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 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.

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