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MUFG Union Bank Global Financial Crimes Compliance COE Program Analyst, Assistant Vice President in Irving, Texas

Global Financial Crimes Compliance COE Program Analyst, Assistant Vice President - 10042237-WD


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Job Summary :

Reporting into the Director of Global CoE Program Delivery, this new position has been created for the purpose of supporting the initiative to establish Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) Operations Centers of Excellence (CoE) for BTMU.

The role is responsible for contributing to all aspects of program development and ongoing management of the GFCD CoE Function. Areas of focus include planning and program management, global, regional, cross-functional, and external coordination and communication, and support for Financial Crimes Operational activities and touchpoints across all lines of defense.

Major Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Planning and Program Development:

  • Manage elements of program development and implementation activities by working with global and regional colleague’s in the execution of plans to deliver a “shared service-based” operational model where financial crimes expertise is delivered consistently, efficiently and in accordance with global standards.

  • Operational Support:

  • Support the design and implementation of programs and operational governance, ongoing execution, and regional alignment to global standards for efficient and effective execution of regional operations.

  • Key operational areas within the CoEs include AML Investigations (Transaction Monitoring), Sanctions Screening and Know Your Customer Enhanced Due Diligence for Financial Institutions (KYC FI EDD).

  • Global Coordination & Communication:

  • Through planning, project management, monitoring, and reporting processes, drive critical efforts to maintain continuous communications with key stakeholders.

  • Work proactively with the Global and Regional colleague’s and serve in both a lead and support role to ensure timely delivery/escalation of program deliverables, action plans and overall effective execution of the program.

  • Build trusted relationships across GFCD global and regional teams.

  • Develop effective and clear presentations for various audiences including executive management.

  • Reporting and Analysis:

  • Ongoing monitoring, tracking, analysis and reporting on initiatives and operational execution plans.

  • Exposure to capacity models, resource requirements, and performance metrics is important.

  • Review and analyze internal and external business drivers (including, but not limited to industry trends, regulatory guidance, management feedback and global initiatives) to assess the impact to the program/operations and recommend adjustments as necessary.

  • Provide feedback for process improvement, lessons learned, program enhancements, and strategic alignment with business or other programs.

  • Global Operational Governance:

  • Support the development, reporting and ongoing management of operational governance forums.


Requirements :

  • A Bachelor’s degree. An MBA or Master’s degree in business, accounting, legal or related fields is preferred

  • 3 plus years of internal or financial industry and compliance experience, preferably within a global organization in a role directly involved with driving change, program enhancement and critical program evaluation

  • Operational experience in one of the following areas: Transaction Monitoring and Alert disposition, Sanctions Screening, or KYC operations

  • Experience in developing/enhancing financial crimes-related programs within existing structures. Experience in the development, alignment, and implementation of end-to-end Financial Crimes processes will be viewed favorably

  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Experience with taking ownership and accountability of program-specific deliverables in a cross-functional environment

  • Track record of delivery excellence in complex and demanding situations

  • Proficiency with PowerPoint and ability to present to audiences ranging in size

  • Analytical skills and excel proficiency

  • Fundamental knowledge of data lifecycle as it applies end to end financial crime processes (collection, storage, usage, transfer, retention and disposal)

  • Able to accurately interpret data and systems flows (upstream vs downstream systems, connection/integration of compliance systems with core banking systems)

  • Process-oriented coupled with an ability to develop appropriate program-enhancing strategies

  • CAMS Preferred

  • Japanese Language Capabilities a plus

Additional skills :

  • Excellent organization, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • The ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff and management.

  • Thorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework

  • Self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work.

  • Ability to prioritize work between multiple projects, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment

  • Ability to balance the best interests of the Bank, its customers and employees

  • Ability to work with diverse functional and regional teams

  • Solid judgment, strong negotiating skills, and a practical approach to implementation – including knowledge of Bank systems

  • Strong ability to facilitate complex discussions with MUFG management and stakeholders

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 19, 2021, 9:55:10 AM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 10042237-WD